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  • Blog Post: Upcoming Video Game Concert Featuring Silent Hill And Castlevania Composers To Be Streamed Online

    VConcert is an upcoming video game concert featuring a number of well-known video game composers and musicians, and you will be able to watch the whole thing online. Performers include Akira Yamaoka (Silent Hill) Michiru Yamane (Castlevania: Symphony of the Night), The Megas (Megaman tribute band), C418... More
  • Blog Post: Realistic Pokémon Artist Tackles Gyarados, Rayquaza, And More

    Artist RJ Palmer, who specializes in realistic renditions of familiar Pokémon, has released a new pair of pieces. Above and below you will find Palmer's take on Gyarados and Rayquaza as well as a few other Pokémon like Tentacruel, Emolga, Cloyster, and many more. For more impressive... More
  • Blog Post: Here Are The Start Screens For Nearly Every Game Boy Game Ever Made

    You may remember YouTuber NicksplosionFX from his previous video game start screen compilations for the NES and SNES . Now he has released another start screen compilation, this one for the Game Boy. The video, which clocks in at 2 hours and 42 minutes long, contains the opening scenes for nearly every... More
  • Blog Post: Here's A Game Of Tetris Played With Cushions

    A short little animation from Niko Schatz builds a accurate physics Tetris model – but with cushions. It's a bit mesmerizing to watch the pieces fall down the well, bouncing about like cushions, but eventually falling into the appropriate place. It doesn't completely follow accurate Tetris... More
  • Blog Post: OverClocked ReMix Celebrates Gameboy's 25th Anniversary With A Tribute Album

    The Game Boy was released in North America on July 31, 1989 – 25 years ago today. In celebration of the original mobile gaming device’s 25th anniversary, video game music group OverClocked ReMix has released Legacy: Game Boy 25th Anniversary , a collection of 15 songs from the Game Boy and... More
  • Blog Post: Children Share Their First Impressions Of The Original Game Boy

    In a new video from YouTube channel TheFineBros , kids share their thoughts on Nintendo's original Game Boy – or as they call it, "an old DS." The assorted kids gathered for the video are aged between 6-12 and they share their first thoughts as they see the Game Boy. Some are familiar... More
  • Blog Post: Informational Video Details The History Of The Game Boy

    A new video from the group at Did You Know Gaming covers the history and legacy of the Game Boy. You can check out the video below, which details how the Game Boy was the first video game console played in space, why the screen has a green hue, and how the Game Boy Pocket was created as a gift for Nintendo... More
  • Blog Post: Modders Recreate The Experience Of Playing A Game Boy In A Virtual Living Room With Oculus Rift

    Most Oculus Rift experiences aim to create something that cannot be experienced in real life. Modders have placed players behind the wheels of a Mario Kart and in the world of Ocarina of Time , but Shane O'Brien opted for a different Oculus Rift Nintendo experience. In the video below, you'll... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo eShop Expands Its Mega Man Collection Throughout May

    Every Thursday throughout the rest of May, Nintendo's 3DS eShop will list another Mega Man game – four of Mega Man's Game Boy adventures and two of his Game Boy Color titles. Nintendo says that it is celebrating Mega Man's inclusion into Super Smash Bros. with the release of these six... More
  • Blog Post: SNES, Game Boy Games Could Be Remixed Next

    Nintendo's NES Remix and Remix 2 for the Wii U combine a number of classic 8-bit Nintendo games and transform them into a series of challenges and minigames. So far only NES games have gotten the remix treatment, but if fan support is strong enough SNES titles could be next. In an interview with... More
  • Blog Post: Artist Draws Every Pokémon To Scale In One Giant Image

    Pokémon come in every shape and size, and a new piece from DeiviantArtist DOTBstudios really puts the monsters many disparities into perspective. DOTBstudios ' piece covers every Pokémon through generation six, which means you should be able to find even the newest Pokémon that... More
  • Blog Post: Anime Based Directly On Pokémon Red And Blue Coming To Japan

    There has always been a distinction between the Pokémon video games, and the anime starring Ash Ketchum and his buddy Pikachu. Starting in October, however, an anime special will air in Japan based directly on the original games. In the trailer below, you can see that the special based on the... More
  • Blog Post: These FTL, Wind Waker, And Pokemon LEGO Kits Could Be Yours

    This weekend, we received a tip that a LEGO CUUSOO proposal for FTL-inspired ships had reached enough support to be officially considered for production ( thanks, Rick) . OK. Let's back up a little bit, because this bears some explanation. I'll assume that you're familiar with LEGO building... More
  • Blog Post: More Mega Man Game Boy Titles Planned For 3DS Virtual Console

    Only the first Mega Man Game Boy game is currently available on the 3DS Virtual Console, but Capcom is planning to expand that roster significantly. Capcom has announced the Game Boy versions of Mega Man 2, 3, 4, and 5 are all planned for release on the Virtual Console. The Game Boy Color's Mega... More
  • Blog Post: Minecraft Fans Recreate Ridiculously Large Tetris Game

    The Minecraft players over at MinecraftA2Z don't need the Adventure Update to keep them busy. While the rest of us have been fooling around with 1.8, these devoted fans put together a pixel-perfect recreation of the original Game Boy, complete with everyone's favorite puzzle game. The first video... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Land 2 And Metroid 2 Coming To 3DS eShop This Year

    On the 3DS eShop, Game Boy games have been coming as a pretty slow trickle thus far. We've received some classics like Donkey Kong and Link's Awakening, but it's missing a good deal of the Game Boy's heavy hitters. That will change by the end of the year, as two of its best games will... More
  • Blog Post: Super Mario Land Recreated In LittleBigPlanet 2

    It really never surprises me what creative and inspired things the LittleBigPlanet community comes up with using the game's groundbreaking creation tools. But this one is especially clever, and worth sharing. A user named "junkvXXL" made the game below using only the tools included by Media... More
  • Blog Post: Man Who Stole Game Boy From Teen's Coffin Heading To Jail

    Well, this is just about as low as it gets. Jody Lynn Bennett of Mentacle, Pennsylvania was arrested back in December for stealing a Game Boy, Game Boy Light, and three game cartridges from the coffin of an area teen. The deceased victim was 17-year-old Bradley McComb, a dedicated gamer who had recently... More
  • Blog Post: Game Boy Inducted Into National Toy Hall Of Fame

    Nintendo’s classic Game Boy has been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame , joining such venerable playthings as the cardboard box, the stick and co-inductee upstart, the ball. The hall of fame is housed at Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York, featuring 41 iconic and influential... More
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