Nintendo Game Boy

série: Video Game Accessories
genre: Jeu video
classement: carton91
format: inoriginal box
état: TBE/N
valeur: 40 €
critère: *
remarques: Nintendo Game Boy system
new in box, colour green
dot matrix with stereo sound

the Game Boy is an 8-bit handheld game console
which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo
and first released on the 100th anniversary of Nintendo in Japan on April 1989,
in North America on July 1989 and in Europe on September 1990,
it is the first handheld console in the Game Boy line
and was created and published by Satoru Okada
and Nintendo Research & Development
this same team, led by Gunpei Yokoi at the time,
is credited with designing the Game & Watch series
as well as several popular games for the Nintendo Entertainment System
redesigned versions were released in 1996 and 1998
in the form of Game Boy Pocket and Game Boy Light

the Game Boy is Nintendo's first handheld game console
and it combined features from both the Nintendo Entertainment System
and Game & Watch;
during its early lifetime, the Game Boy
mainly competed with Sega's Game Gear,
Atari's Lynx, and NEC's TurboExpress,
the Game Boy outsold its rivals and became a significant success
the Game Boy and its successor,
the Game Boy Color have sold over 118 million units worldwide
upon the Game Boy's release in the United States,
its entire shipment of one million units was sold within a few weeks,
production of the Game Boy and Game Boy Color
were discontinued in the early 2000s,
being replaced by the subsequent Game Boy Advance, released in 2001

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