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The Rarest and Most Valuable Gameboy Color Games

The original Game Boy is becoming a big target for collectors (especially of boxed and sealed games) and logically, the Game Boy Color goes hand-in-hand with it.   The Game Boy Color has a number of interesting rarities due to how long Nintendo kept the platform going — even after the release of the Game […]

The Rarest and Most Valuable GameBoy Games

The original Game Boy and brought portable gaming to the masses and now holds a nostalgic place in the hearts of collectors right there with the NES.  And while the rarest Gameboy games don’t quite touch the those in the NES library in terms of value, there are some surprising treasures to be found. Since […]

Game Boy Games That Pushed The Limits of Graphics & Sound

Presented by Zen Albatross and Racketboy Special Thanks to Satoshi_Matrix, Noiseredux, and other Racketboy forum members See Older Entries of the Games That Pushed The Limits Series In the 1980’s, a loose international culture of computer graphics artists and musicians formed what is now known as the demoscene. These artists, many of whom went on […]

Nintendo Game Boy 101: A Beginners Guide

By Ack, Noiseredux, and Zen Albatross Check  out other Guides in the Retro Gaming 101 Series In 1989, Nintendo released the Game Boy, a grey brick of plastic with a green screen and only four audio channels.  Nintendo’s leadership believed it would be popular.  But it wasn’t just popular, it became a cultural icon.  Now […]

The Best Game Boy & Game Boy Color Games Under $10

Looking to start or build up your classic Game Boy collection?   This budget-friendly list should help you quickly find which games will start you off well without emptying your wallet. And don’t forget, with the GB/GBC, you don’t necessarily have to have the original hardware to play these cartridges (although, it is fun to […]

The Best Undiscovered Game Boy & Game Boy Color Games

If you’ve played all the blockbuster games on the Game Boy already and need to dig into the lesser-known-but-equally-exciting games, this is the guide for you.   I know a lot of people have been waiting a while for this guide, but we wanted to take the time to find some real gems for you.  I’ve […]

20 Years With The Nintendo Gameboy

Presented by Zen Albatross Friends, I invite you all to raise your glasses in celebration of a momentous occasion in gaming history. In the month of April exactly 20 years ago, our lives were suddenly illuminated by the birth of a friend both loyal and dear; A friend whose illustrious career has set the precedent […]

The Best Gameboy/GBColor Emulator for Nintendo DS: Lameboy

Just because we have a DS doesn’t mean we don’t want to play some older portable Nintendo games.  While we could play the original Gameboy cartridges on our Gameboy Advances, the Nintendo DS doesn’t afford us that luxury.  However, with a little emulation power, we can resolve that issue and make your portable gaming life even […]

Gameboy Games That Pushed The Limits

As the first installment of my Games That Pushed the Limits: Portable Edition, I chose to take on the games for both the original Gameboy and the Gameboy Color. While most of the games that I cover in this piece are only playable on the more powerful Gameboy Color (The processor is twice as fast […]