game boy

  • This DIY Game Boy With A Raspberry Pi Inside Can Play All Your Favorite Classic Games

    This DIY Game Boy With A Raspberry Pi Inside Can Play All Your Favorite Classic Games

    A hack project by DIY enthusiast and gamer John Hassl has given new life to the original Game Boy, thanks to a helping hand from the Raspberry Pi, the $35 complete computer that fits in the palm of your hand. The project features Hassl cramming the Pi into the case of an original Game Boy, and running classic game system emulation software on the Pi to give you access to all your favorite… Read More

  • Gadgets of days gone by: The Game Boy

    This week at CrunchGear, we’re looking back at some of our favorite gadgets from the not-so-distant past — old phones, computers, media players, toys… those devices that still stand out in our memories despite their obsolescence. Feel free to contribute some of your own nostalgia. My Grandma Sadie bought me my Nintendo Game Boy in the summer of 1990 at Deluxe Novelty on… Read More

  • ArduinoBoy: A MIDI system in a Game Boy

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    Arduinoboy mGB from trash80 on Vimeo. This haxor installed an Arduino Mini into a Game Boy case and then used a MIDI keyboard to play through the internal speaker. It basically turns the Game Boy into a synthesizer. The code is open so you… Read More

  • Snapped: Old-school Game Boy spotted in non-ironic action

    If Indiana Jones can come back, why not the first real handheld console? It’s a Game Boy, on a train to Philly, but it’s not one of the Game Boy Advances or even one of the ones that came after that, it’s just a Game Boy. Green screen, janky volume knob, and two hour, AA-battery-eating life. You can have your Guitar Hero for DS, or even your iPhone as a game platform. In… Read More

  • Nintendo's Harrison Says Game Boy On Its Way Out

    Portable gaming would straight up not exist if it weren’t for Nintendo’s Game Boy. I remember receiving an ORIGINAL model back in 1989 as a gift and I fell in love with it instantly. Tetris, Super Mario Land. Almost every game became an instant classic to me. Now there’s word that Nintendo may retire the Game Boy for good. With increasing popularity surrounding the Nintendo… Read More

  • Game Boy XP PC

    The Nintendo Game Boy. The pinnacle of portable gaming. Now though the original Game Boy no longer lives on, some crafty Japanese DIYer cooked up this PC inside an original Nintendo Game Boy. The A and B buttons have been replaced with indicator-lights and the cartridge slot is now a CF reader. The CF card that it comes with has Windows XP pre-installed so you can log on right away. Most… Read More

  • Get Your Game Boy Fix

    All of us know that the Game Boy is the king of portable handheld consoles. No other handheld console, no matter how popular, gives us that little lump in our pants that the original Game Boy gives us. Hardest Boss has released a nice little list of rare and weird Game Boys. They range from the Tommy Hilfiger edition (weird) to the clear-case original Game Boy (rare). Peep the list and… Read More

  • Blown Up Game Boy From The Gulf War

    So back during the Gulf War, some GI had a Nintendo Game Boy with him. He got attacked and not only did he make it, his Game Boy did too. Some people are claiming it could just be a re-built Game Boy with the damaged casing re-attached, but I think not. I had one back in 1990 with Tetris and Super Mario Land. That thing was Thick As A Brick. (Video) Fully Functional “Gulf War”… Read More