Nintendo Game Boy

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Title

Nintendo Game Boy

Subject

The first popular handheld gaming system

Description

The Game Boy was Nintendo's first entry into the market of handheld video games. Released in 1989, the Game Boy was an 8 bit gaming system that was both wireless and portable. The Game Boy was incredibly popular, selling over 118 Million units over the course of its life. As a result, titles released on the system outsold all expectations. Series such as Pokémon got their start on the system, with other series such as Mario, Zelda, and Kirby making their handheld debut.

Creator

Nintendo Corporation

Source

“Nintendo Game Boy - Game Console - Computing History.” n.d. Accessed April 23, 2021. http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/det/4033/Nintendo-Game-Boy/.

Publisher

Computing History UK

Date

1989

Language

English

Type

Online Article

Collection

Citation

Nintendo Corporation, “Nintendo Game Boy,” Technology of the 1980s, accessed February 4, 2023, https://1980stechexploration.omeka.net/items/show/23.