iPhone App Contains Secret Game Boy Advance Emulator, Get It Before It’s Gone [Update: It’s Gone]

An iPhone app called Awesome Baby Names has a secret Game Boy Advance emulator built into it, as 9to5Mac has discovered. The emulator is easily unlocked via a simple sequence of taps (depicted below),

DIY Project Turns The Gameboy Into A Magical Musical Instrument

This must be the day of Kickstarter projects. This project turns an original Gameboy into a unique music instrument complete with analog controls and a stereo/mono switch. While this may be of use onl

Gameboys… Innnnnn… Spaaaace

This may look like a regular old Gameboy but there’s something “stellar” about it: it flew into space and returned with Russian kosmonaut Aleksandr A. Serebrov. Serebrov brought the

Mod: Audio line out from SNES Super Gameboy

Chiptune is fun to mess around with, but programming on a tiny Gameboy screen can get a little annoying. Nintendo created the Super Gameboy to allow players to plug Gameboy cartridges into their SNES,

Are you badass enough to make your iPhone into a Gameboy?

<img src=""> I don't think you are. If you're willing to plop down $14.99 for some red hot stickers then I suspect you might be, however,

Strange and curious uses for a Game Boy

<img src="" />Happy Birthday, Game Boy! You're turning 20 next week, and while you can't legally drink yet, let's take a look at the ot

Hey! You got your iPhone in my Game Boy!

<img src="" />Sometimes, it's a good thing when worlds collide. That's when you end up with items like the Game Boy iPhone case. The bad ne

Hide a Gameboy inside a Ti-83 calculator

Tired of playing Drug Wars or a Mario remake on your ‘ol Ti-83 calculator? Just transplant a Gameboy inside a Ti-83 carcass and no one will be the wiser. All it takes is a little cutting and so

"AndroidBoy" Game Boy emulator debuts on the Android Market

While it’s by no means playable at this point (unless your favorite hobby is watching sloths tend to a patch of growing grass), the Android Market has now seen it’s first video game emulat

Pixel Art: Game Boy de-makes

Here are a few shots from a contest over on Pixelation. They’re from almost a year ago so if you’ve seen them, forgiveness please. I came across them via Geekologie today. Sometimes stuff hides on

Write Gameboy code in NYC April 12 and 26

What are you up to on April 12 or 26? If you said “I might be going out with a girl but I’d love to write video code for the Gameboy” then you’re in luck. NYC Resistor is holdi

Fly's new cell phone brings lineup of Nintendo favorites with it

[photopress:2162_about_coffee_black.jpg,full,left]Fly has a new handset, the MC100, that has built-in support for NES, SNES, and Gameboy games, along with built-in game downloading. It’s saying

Gadgets that changed the world

I must applaud the individual who compiled the list of 101 gadgets that changed the world. It’s even in alphabetical order! You might scoff at some of the ‘gadget’s as they may not fit the mold

Plezo PMG 250: It's a PMP That Thinks It's a GameBoy

Look, someone’s taken the GameBoy micro, removed all the fun, and added a slot for SD cards. The PMG-250 portable media player from Plezo, a company I’ve never heard of either, has a 2.5-i

iBoy: iPod + GameBoy

Upset that your old-school GameBoy can’t play music and that your iPod doesn’t look like an old-school GameBoy? Well, one clever bloke went out and did something about it. Behold the iBoy,

The Best (and Worst) Console Game Innovations Ever

I combed the depths of history and my memory to pull together a (very subjective) list of the best and worst innovations to hit console gaming. Rather than full systems (with a few obvious exceptions)

Goodbye GameBoy, We'll Miss You

Nintendo of America’s Reggie Fils-Aime has given the word that the GameBoy and GameBoy Advance will be seeing their last holiday season this year. We think that Game Boy Advance certainly has at

SteamBoy: Steam Powered Game Boy

Much of the electricity you use is brought to you by steam in one way or another. But why not cut the middle man? This clever fellow has hooked his Game Boy Color up to an old-school steam generator,