Game Boy iPhone cases are nothing new, but this one from Wanle actual doubles as a playable gaming machines, loaded with some timeless classics. In addition to Tetris, Tank, F1 Racing, and Snake, your iPhone retains full functionality with complete access to all ports, and without draining your handset's power either, as it uses its own button-cell battery. Continue reading for two more videos (including one of the Samsung Galaxy version) and more information.
We covered PocketSprite, a few weeks ago, but now, reviewers all over the world have gotten their hands on a few prototype units. Just to recap, this keychain-sized gaming machine is powered by an ESP32 dual-core 240 MHz processor with 512 KB of RAM, and can emulate Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Sega Master System, Game Gear, and many other gaming consoles quite brilliantly, or at least for its size. Continue reading for another hands-on video and more information.
Nikola Culjic is a self-taught artist from Serbia who specializes in creating drawings that appear three-dimensional when viewed from certain angles, like the Nintendo Game Boy above. "I started drawing portraits and it was hard, there were great artists which in this holy will never achieve (maybe one day), so I decided to draw something different, something rear. 3D is something what people like and I want to be the best at this. I am using colored pencils, markers and pastel. Inspiration is everywhere, just need to catch it," said Nikola. Continue reading for more pictures.
Nintendo Game Boy fans rejoice! Soon, you'll be able to get your hands on an aluminum version of the original console, but with a few modern upgrades, thanks to Hyperkin. Code named "Ultra GB," this portable gaming machine will feature left and right audio for stereo as well as an audio amp - possibly LSDJ chip tune software, a USB-C charging port, an RGB wheel to cycle through color options, all priced at under $100 when it's released. Click here for the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing how to make custom Star Wars lightsabers.
The BittBoy may look like the original Nintendo Game Boy, but don't be fooled, as this handheld gaming system offers a rechargeable 500mAh battery that is good for hours of gameplay, an ultra crisp 2.2" IPS display, composite video output for playing on the big screen, and 300 preloaded games. For those wondering, yes, many of the included games are actual NES titles, but run through an emulator. Get one here now. Continue reading for another hands-on video review, more pictures and information.
The Game Boy Camera was first released on September 17, 1998 in Japan, and is compatible with all of the Game Boy platforms (with the exception of Game Boy Micro). The camera itself sports a 128x128 pixel CMOS sensor, and can store 128x112, black & white digital images using the 4-color palette of the Game Boy system. Reddit user "ZHX" decided to use one to shoot the solar eclipse from Portland, Oregon this week, and the image above was the result. Continue reading for another video, a picture of the actual rig, and more information.
Alexander Pietrow is an astrophotographer who wanted to try something new. So, he took an old Game Boy Camera, strapped it to a 6" Fraunhofer telescope with a Gosky Universal Cell Phone Adapter, and then proceeded to take pictures of the moon, as well as Jupiter. "I wondered if it would be possible to do astrophotography with this camera. Searching the internet I was surprised that nobody had tried this before and decided to give it a go," said Pietrow. Continue reading to see the full rig and the images he took.
The Nintendo Game Boy you see above belonged to a soldier during the Gulf War in 1990-91, and was damaged when a bomb hit the barracks he was staying in. Believe it or not, the game console still functions when plugged in, but it now perpetually runs Tetris at Nintendo World in New York City. Continue reading to view more things worn down by time. Click here for a few bonus images.
HyperKin's SmartBoy started out as an April Fools' Day joke a while back, but now it has become a reality. It's currently compatible with Samsung smartphones that have a USB-Type C port, like the Galaxy S8, and it works with both Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges. Priced at $49.99, it's designed to look and feel like a real handheld gaming console. "The SmartBoy has been about two years in the making - three if you count the months we were kicking around the idea. From an April Fool's Joke, to a successful dev kit, and now an officially licensed device, that little guy has come a long way," said Hyperkin Product Developer, Chris Gallizzi. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one explaining how long humans could survive in space without a spacesuit.
The NES Classic Edition may still be sold out everywhere, but soon, you'll be able to get your hands on a modern pocket-sized Game Boy, called the "Super Retro Boy". Featuring a 10-hour internal battery, backlit display, and compatibility with Game Boy, Game Boy Color and Game Boy Advance cartridges - a 10-in-1 cartridge is included. Expect to pay $79.99 when it hits stores this August. Click here for a few hands-on images. Continue reading for another video and more information.