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Originally an April Fools' Day joke, Hyperkin's Chris Gallizzi announced that Smart Boy, an iPhone 6 accessory that transforms the device into a functional Game Boy, is going to be a real product. Think of it as a dock of sorts, complete with a Game Boy cartridge slot. When the phone is plugged in, simply launch the app, connect the controlpad via Bluetooth, and you'll be ready for some retro gaming action. Continue reading for a diagram showing how it will work.
Tired of waiting around for third party companies to release an awesome gamepad for Android smartphones? Then look no further than this custom creation, which literally transforms a classic Game Boy into a functional gamepad. Continue reading for a video and more information.
Similar to these custom-built portable gaming systems, these geeks went the extra yard to create their own unique Nintendo handheld. Whether it be a zombie makeover (above), steampunk refresh, or just a simple paint job, you'll find them here. Continue reading to see more.
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The smallest Nintendo Game Boy in the world may not actually be functional, but it's definitely smaller than a coin. YouTube user "soukitti" spent 4-hours carving this Game Boy onto the head of a toothpick. Continue reading for a video of the process.
Here's something you don't see everyday: an unreleased port of Resident Evil for the Game Boy Color. Due to quality control issues, Capcom decided to forgo the public release of this game. Fortunately, "an Assembler forum member named kiff claimed to be in contact with someone who has two cartridges containing unfinished builds of the canned game." Continue reading for a video preview.
That someone will be kind enough to upload the contents of said carts online for public consumption, but not kind enough to do it for free. The person is asking for $2,000 (USD), hence the fundraiser.
These ten modders / geeks take creativity to the next level by giving new life to the Nintendo Game Boy. Sure, not all of them are functional (or practical), but it's the thought that counts...right? Which ones are your favorites? Continue reading to see them all.
So, you just picked up a brand spanking new iPhone 4 / 4S and want a nifty case to go with it? Well, you'll have to wait a bit longer for Incipio's Game Boy case, but it's definitely the coolest one we've seen yet, complete with a screen cut out for the Apple logo. It was first spotted at CES 2011 and hasn't made another appearance since. Continue reading for more pictures.