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2009-04-23 09:17:12

Twenty years ago, the Game Boy was launched by Nintendo, spawning characters from Super Mario to Pokemon and selling 200 million units worldwide. This week in 1989, Japan was enjoying economic success and the Game Boy was being launched, along with Madonna's "Like a Prayer" album topping the International charts. Video games were just starting to merge from the arcade to your home with systems like "Famicom" games by Nintendo or handheld games like Game and Watch. However, the Game Boy was...

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2005-09-13 10:35:00

TOKYO -- Nintendo Co.'s new mobile phone-sized game console, Game Boy Micro, attracted better-than-expected orders on its debut on Tuesday, though less than Game Boy Advance SP had done, retailers said. Nintendo, known for software titles featuring characters such as Mario, Donkey Kong and Pokemon, launched what it said was the world's smallest console in Japan a week before the U.S. launch with a price tag of 12,000 yen. Nintendo dominates the portable game industry with a market share of...


Latest Game Boy Reference Libraries

Game Boy Advance
2013-08-05 12:12:30

The Game Boy Advance (GBA) is a handheld video game console produced by Nintendo and released in Japan on March 21, 2001. On June 11, 2001 it was released in North America, June 22, 2001 in Australia and Europe, and on June 8, 2004 in the People's Republic of China, except Hong Kong. Worldwide, 81.51 million units were sold before being discontinued in 2008. In July 1996, in an issue of Game Informer magazine, reports of a new Game Boy would be released. It was codenamed Project Atlantis....

Game Boy Micro
2013-08-04 07:34:17

The Game Boy Micro is a handheld gaming console released by Nintendo on September 13, 2005 in Japan, September 19, 2005 in North America, October 1, 2005 in China as the iQue, November 3, 2005 in Australia, November 4, 2005 in Europe and November 9,2005 in South Korea. It was officially unveiled on May 17, 2005 at a Nintendo press conference. Its predecessor is the Game Boy Advance SP and its successor is the Nintendo DS. It was discontinued on January 31, 2008 and has sold over 2.42...

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2013-08-04 07:24:30

The Game Boy Color (GBC) is a handheld gaming console developed and released by Nintendo on October 21, 1998 in Japan, November 18, 1998 in North America, November 23, 1998 in Europe and November 27, 1998 in Australia. Its predecessor was the original Game Boy and its successor was the Game Boy Advance. It was discontinued in 2003. Pressure from game developers to produce a more sophisticated system prompted Nintendo to produce the GBC. It was the first backward compatible handheld system...

Nintendo Game Boy
2013-02-10 08:14:53

Image Caption: The original Game Boy (released in Japan in April 1989). Credit: William Warby/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 2.0) The Game Boy is a hand held video game device manufactured in 1986 by Nintendo. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America in August 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990. It was the first in a series of Game Boy handhelds and was originally bundled with the puzzle game Tetris. Worldwide the Game Boy line has sold over 118.69 million devices. In...

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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
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This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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