Game Boy

 

1989-Present
The first Game Boy was released in 1989 and it's most successful game was Tetris. In 1995 colored Game Boys were released advertised with the Play it Loud! campaign. Game boy Pocket was sold in 1996. This version was smaller, lighter, and needed less batteries. The Game Boy Light was only released in Japan in 1997. This model was the same as the Game Boy Pocket only it had a back light for better visibility. In 1998 The Game Boy Color was sold. Now all of the game's graphics could be seen in color. It was also faster, had twice as much memory, and an infrared communications port. The Game Boy Advance was released in 2001. The Game Boy Advance could play games for Game Boy and Game Boy Color. It also had a larger, higher resolution screen. The "L" and "R" buttons were also added. The Game Boy Advance SP was released in 2003. The SP was similar to it's original form, but fixed it's problems. The SP has a flip-up screen, a back light, and a rechargeable battery. The Game Boy Micro was sold in 2005 and is the latest Game Boy available. The Game Boy Micro is four inches wide, two inches tall, and weighs 2.8 ounces. It is the smallest Game Boy ever created (Nintendo).

 

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