Gameboy (Nintendo)

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Updated: 22 January 2015
The Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld video game device developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America in August 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990. It is the first handheld console in the Game Boy line, and was created by Gunpei Yokoi and Nintendo Research and Development.

The Game Boy was originally bundled with the puzzle game Tetris.

The Game Boy competed with the Sega Game Gear, Atari Lynx, and the TurboExpress. Despite these other technologically superior handheld consoles, the Game Boy was a tremendous success. The Game Boy and its successor, the Game Boy Color, have both combined sold 118.69 million units worldwide.

In 1995, the Game Boy became available in a variety of colours. Rarest is the official Manchester United, red unit. Other rare colours are the blue and white units. White units were only released in Japan. GameBoy Light is also very rare with just 5000 units produced in Japan only.

Of the GameBoy range, the GameBoy Advance was eventually born. A bright yellow limited edition Donkey Kong version was produced, but only 1000 units.

The Game Boy was discontinued in March 2003.

For full details on the Game Boy, visit the GameBoy Wikipedia page.

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