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Will ‘New’ Be Enough To Make A Difference

September 1, 2014 | 7

Many Nintendo fans are likely very excited for the ‘New 3DS’.  Some of the owners of the original are probably glad that they have put off upgrading to a 3DS XL in light of the ‘New’ announcement.  The staff at … Read More

Virtual Boy Turns 19 Years Old

August 14, 2014 | 4

Yesterday marked the 19th anniversary of the North American release of the humble Virtual Boy. The gaming device, which was sadly never released in PAL territories, was released on August 14, 1995 amid the growing popularity of virtual reality and 3D.

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Super Smash Bros. Update (08/08/14) – Game Boy Screen

August 8, 2014 |

Today’s Miiverse pic of the day from Masahiro Sakurai ends the week by showing off the 3DS screen – which seems to look like there’s a Game Boy inside when the 3D is on. Check out the image below in … Read More

Video: Kids React To Game Boy

July 7, 2014 | 1

The folks over at Fine Brothers Productions on YouTube used a segment of their ‘React’ series to let Kids React to the Game Boy, one of Nintendo’s first gaming handhelds.

While some of the kids seem to like the Game … Read More

DidYouKnowGaming – Game Boy Feat. Jake of Vsauce3

May 24, 2014 |

For an added special bonus this week, here is a video from Vsauce3 with some additional interesting facts about Game Boy.

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PN Retro Review: Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (GB)

May 8, 2014 | 4

Technically the third entry in the Super Mario Land series, Wario Land is very much its own unique game. Its different style gameplay resonated strongly with players, and Wario would continue on with a series of very popular Game Boy … Read More

PN Retro Review: Mega Man: Dr. Wily’s Revenge (GB)

April 26, 2014 |

I’ve had this retro review done for a while, and with Mega Man’s other Game Boy games releasing shortly I thought I best finally post it.  Mega Man’s first GB entry sees mad Dr. Wily at it once again, with … Read More

Nintendo’s Famous Game Boy turns 25 Tomorrow

April 20, 2014 | 8

April 21, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Nintendo’s Game Boy, the handheld device that changed the world.

Released in 1989, and cited then as a ‘handy game machine’, who knew it would turn the console-based industry on … Read More

First GBA Title To Hit Wii U Virtual Console Is Advance Wars

March 25, 2014 | 2

Nintendo UK has confirmed via their Facebook page that the first Game Boy Advance title to hit the Wii U Virtual Console will be Advance Wars.  The immensely popular Game Boy Advance title will be released on April 3rd for … Read More

The Life and Legacy of Gunpei Yokoi

October 15, 2013 | 5

When one thinks of some of the greatest and most influential figures in the Gaming industry, very few people can hold a candle to Gunpei Yokoi. Mentor to Shigeru Miyamoto, visionary pioneer, and creator of one of the biggest flops … Read More

PN Review: The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons

May 30, 2013 | 6

I’m pretty sure its safe to say that I wasn’t the only Nintendo fan that had a Game Boy. That fantastic little (actually, kinda big) grey brick was the perfect source of entertainment when it came to gaming on the … Read More

90 Percent of Teens, Tweens Want Games For Holidays

September 29, 2008 |

The girls surveyed showed the most interest towards DDR Hottest Party II, with 18 percent of 8-10 year olds, 24 percent of 11-13 year olds, and 15 percent of 14-17 year olds hoping to receive the game a gift.

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New York Game Conference Ask 8 Teens About Their Habits

September 27, 2008 |

- When asked what they liked to do the most, the eight teens, which was split 50/50 when it came to gender, and aged between 14-17, all answered that they like to hang with friends. They all enjoyed gaming, but it wasn’t a priority, so they weren’t hardcore gamers to say the least.

- Every single one of them had access to a Wii. Either they owned one or had a family member that has one. All the girl games, plus one guy owned theirs. Of the remaining dudes, two of them had a Xbox 360 as their main console, while the last one mostly payed games on his laptop. Three of the girls also had 360s at home, though it was not specified if it was theirs or a family members. No one had a PS3.
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Nintendo Turns 119 Today

September 23, 2008 | 1

Happy birthday Nintendo! Some of you are reading this and are wondering; 119? Wow, how is Nintendo that old. Well my young padawans, the answer can be found for you below. Enjoy reading about the long history of Nintendo after the Jump. How about three mighty big cheers for our favorite company!

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NINTENDO DS BECOMES THE HOT TECH-CESSORY FOR FASHION-CONSCIOUS WOMEN

September 17, 2008 |

‘From Bags to Riches’ Includes DS Systems with Fashion Handbag Rentals

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 17, 2008 – Women who prefer the hottest designer handbags draped over their arms will now be able to have the hottest portable video game system at their fingertips as well. Nintendo has partnered with From Bags to Riches, a popular online handbag-rental service, to include stylish and colorful Nintendo DS™ systems and games with some rentals through the end of 2008.

From Bags to Riches subscribers will have the chance to borrow a Nintendo DS and games, free of charge, with a 30-day rental of one of From Bags to Riches’ featured handbags from such coveted designers as Prada, Tory Burch, Gucci and Juicy Couture. Consumers can choose the handbag and Nintendo DS that best suit their taste on FromBagstoRiches.com. After the conclusion of the rental period, consumers simply return the Nintendo DS along with the bag.

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