Game Boy


'Link’s Awakening' Is an Excellent Update of a 90s Video Game, Warts 'n All

A new coat of paint and a lovely story, but it's also worth remembering this was designed in the early 90s for the Game Boy.


In Conversation with the King of Game Boy ‘Tetris’

You won't know Uli Horner. He's no eSports star like Faker or xPeke. But he's a world record holder on the world's biggest-selling game, 'Tetris'.


The Video Game That Took 15 Years to Release

When Infinity's publisher walked away, it seemed like the dream was over. But more than a decade later, it's been pulled from the rubble.


An Arbitrary Top Ten of the Best Sonic the Hedgehog Games

I've played a lot of Sonic games, and what with the blue critter turning 25, and Sonic Mania lighting up the internet, here's a bunch of the best.


Celebrating ‘Pokémon Red’ and ‘Blue’: Clunky Today But Catch ’Em All Classics 20 Years Ago

Offering personalised, collaborative gaming and friendship, these Game Boy titles were social media before social media.


I'll Never Love a Console Like I Loved the SEGA Game Gear

The battery-chugging handheld is 25, and while it failed to match the sales of the Game Boy, it remains a special piece of SEGA history.


Discovering Nintendo’s Other Forgotten Console, the Pokémon Mini

It's a legit system, Nintendo's smallest ever, and hackers have been making their own games for it since 2001.


I’ll Never Love (or Hate) a Console Like I Loved (and Hated) the PSP

Seventy million sales can't change the fact that Sony's first handheld PlayStation was a bit of a stinker.


It Sounds Well Basic, So Can Anyone Make Chiptune Music?

We found out during an LSDJ high with 'Spectra' and 'Super Hexagon' artist Chipzel.


Student Designs an Extra-Extra-Large Game Boy

It's like giving your Game Boy a super mushroom.


I’ll Never Love a Console Like I Loved the Nintendo Game Boy

How a trip to A&E began a love affair with a plastic brick of idiosyncratic pixels and pitch-perfect gameplay.


Notorious Gangsters and No Games: The Gory Story of the Gizmondo

A decade ago, a new handheld emerged to rival the DS and PSP. But the system didn't simply suck—the entire enterprise was utterly corrupt.