Nintendo released the first Game Boy 25 years ago




It’s Monday exactly 25 years since the first Nintendo Game Boy generation released in Japan. In August and September that year, North America and Europe respectively. Followed The Game Boy proved to be a true sales success and opened the door for equally successful successors.

On April 21, 1989 Nintendo began selling Game Boy. The portable console with 2.6 “screen was recognizable by its four buttons A, B, start and select. Dimensions were 9.0 to 14.8 and 3.2 inches, and was then called. The compact device turned on a Sharp-CPU with a clock speed of 4.19 MHz and also had 8kB RAM, but that memory was expandable to 32kB.

At the start of sales in Japan, the Game Boy was it six titles, including Super Mario Land and Tetris. The Game Boy proved an instant sales success. In the first two weeks in Japan, Nintendo only sold all his stock of 300,000 units. Around 1997, a year before the Game Boy Color with color came out, there were 64.4 million copies had sold.

The Game Boy took the first against the Sega Game Gear, Atari Lynx and the Turbo Express NEC, all of which appeared around the same time on the battlefield. Of all the consoles from Nintendo showed by far the most popular. The Game Boy was in the years that followed approval of the compact pocket and on the Asian market, Light, both of which are still in possession of a black and white screen. Only in 1997 followed the first version with a color, the Color. Later came the Advance, Advance SP and Micro. Of the latter, about 2.4 million were sold, which was the Game Boy line end.

Today, with its Nintendo DS line still offers handheld consoles, such as the 2DS and 3DS . Nintendo would also consider approaching. Market for mobile gaming otherwise The story goes that now wants to release for mobile platforms. Japanese manufacturer free trials of its games Additionally blew Nintendo recently old Advance games new life by offering for the Wii U. They

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