Items tagged with GameBoy

It should be a secret to no one at this point that if you own a mobile device, you can probably run a game emulator without issue. This is especially true on the Android side, thanks to its increased openness. There, you'd actually have a difficult time finding a game platform that wasn't supported through emulation. Even advanced consoles like the Sega Dreamcast are supported. But what if you're one of those who loves classic gaming, but doesn't want to fiddle with emulation? Your best bet is to play the real cartridges, but who wants to lug around a dedicated device all day? Hyperkin is here... Read more...
Tetris is available on a wide array of gaming platforms, so you can play it on screens ranging from 2-inch square monochromatic affairs to glorious 4k displays--also, on the side of a Philadelphia’s Circa Centre, whose effective “screen” is 100,000 square feet. The Circa Centre’s facade had hundreds of LED lights, embedded in the windows, and though they can used to create light patterns and the like for special events and holidays, Frank Lee, a professor of digital media at Drexel University set it up for Tetris as part of Philly’s Tech Week. (Credit: AP/Joseph Kaczmarek)... Read more...
It's tough to fathom that it was 2004 when we were drooling over Nintendo's cutest, if not a touch bulky, handheld ever: the DS. Originally hailed for its groundbreaking usage of dual screens (one of which was touch-friendly), the system was a runaway hit from day one. Here we are, nearly five years later, listening to Nintendo gloat about an astonishing sales figure.On March 6, 2009, Nintendo shipped its 100 millionth Nintendo DS system, which includes the original DS, DS Lite and the DSi, which is out in Japan and coming soon to American shores. It took a grand total of four years and three months... Read more...