Happy Birthday: Nintendo's Game Boy turns 25 today

By Shawn Knight
Apr 21, 2014
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  1. It was 25 years ago today that Nintendo released the original Game Boy in Japan. It wasn't the first handheld game console to market nor was it the most successful product to ever come out of Nintendo but it has...

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  2. In others headlines, I'm to %&$# old.
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    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 810   +102

    Donkey kong and tetris :D
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  4. This article could easily be read by an automated kiosk at a museum while youngins gawk at this monochrome image producing brick. At least it had stereo sound (with headphones on anyway). I am too old.
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Happy birthday!
  6. It was so easy to count the pixels on the screen back then. Ah, the memories!
  7. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,715   +397

    Yep. I played a lot of Tetris and Super Mario Land on mine.
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  8. Forg0t2

    Forg0t2 TS Booster Posts: 147   +25

    Still have it :D
  9. TitoBXNY

    TitoBXNY TS Addict Posts: 227   +48

    I played Castlevania until the battery flashed and drained completely.

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