Toys of the Eighties, Nintendo Gameboy
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Yes, believe it or not, this WAS introduced in the '80s - 1989, to be exact. The Gameboy was introduced as a portable version of Nintendo's 8-bit NES. Four models later [The Super Gameboy, for playing Gameboy games through your Super Nintendo; the Gameboy Pocket, a 'slimmer' version of the old Gameboy; Gameboy Color,and Gameboy Advanced, the current model], it's still in production. Also introduced was the first game, Tetris.
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Crystal - May 13, 2007 - Report this comment
Loved this for only one reason- TETRIS.. This was my younger brothers game boy- that was the only game I could handle with out wanting to throw the thing and bust it..
Alice Hochhausler - May 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Loved it because I was addicted!
Patrick - May 28, 2007 - Report this comment
Tetris was awsome, I also loved the Final Fantasy games. This made long road trips bearable when I was a kid.
Fi - June 26, 2007 - Report this comment
am i still sad to admit i still own the gameboy and play it occasionally!? Super MArio.. legand!! :) xx
Sal - June 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Loved this for Tetris. My sister got one, I didn't, so I stole it all the time and lied as long as I could. Now I have that Tetris music in my head.
Kris - July 04, 2007 - Report this comment
I've actually never had a game boy, I remember as a kid the two boys my mom babysat had them and wouldn't let me touch them....and then all of a sudden I lost interest all together..my nephews have newer versions of them
lc - July 10, 2007 - Report this comment
i remember my brother having one of these...he wouldnt let me and my sister touch it at first...but i remember getting ahold of tetris. that game rocked..those skills come inn handy now a days, i can pack things very well
DaShon - August 06, 2007 - Report this comment
I never had one. One of the children from my church (who's family was wealthy) introduced her Gameboy at a party on the day the Gameboy was first released! We were so amazed by it that we didn't want to leave when the party was over! I played Tetris until my fingers hurt!
Kelly - August 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Another thing my big sister had that I'd play with when she wasn't around. I think when you grow up with systems like Atari and Nintendo, you love video games for life.
Nicole - September 05, 2007 - Report this comment
The Super Mario Land Game was my favorite. Tetris was a good game too. My favorite music on Tetris is the music they play for the scoreboard. It sounds so pretty!
theresa - October 03, 2007 - Report this comment
o man it was cool haven that but it was only the begging of toys i loved tetris i still do
Amanda - November 19, 2007 - Report this comment
Older siblings had the original grey one. I had the next generation; same basic shape and size, but the grey part was now available in more colors. Still have it. Mine's green. I also still have the Gameboy Camera.
Lee - May 19, 2008 - Report this comment
Game girl anyone? Loved it!
Rachel - September 22, 2008 - Report this comment
I always wanted one as a kid, but only ever had Nintendo. I think that is why I got a Nintendo DS Lite at the age of 25.
val - November 21, 2008 - Report this comment
tetris tetris tetris!
Kyleigh - December 07, 2008 - Report this comment
My big brother had this a long time ago. I think he had Mario Brothers, Zelda, and Tetris. I played Tetris on the newer version Gameboy.
Mel - December 18, 2008 - Report this comment
Didn't have one for a long time 'til my dad got me one at a pawn store. Played lots of Tetris!
Hannah - December 23, 2008 - Report this comment
I still have my original Gameboy, and so does my older brother. I still think, that in my opinion, the only good game for it is Tetris. Regular video games are just no good for it. I still play with mine sometimes.
Olympianbabe - March 20, 2009 - Report this comment
My older used to have one of these. I used to play with it at a family barbecue over a decade ago.
Olympianbabe - March 20, 2009 - Report this comment
My older cousins used to have one of these. I used to play with it at a family barbecue over a decade ago.
Jennifer - September 03, 2009 - Report this comment
my tewin cousin had one of these and whe nyou tried to play it they snatch it from you.
DJ - September 19, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved Gameboy!I was the very few girls I knew that had one.It seemed more populaer among boys. It was like having a miniature personal NES. The games were cheaper than NES also. My parents liked it because it didn't tie up the tv.
Aaron - February 03, 2010 - Report this comment
I never owned a Gameboy (Own a DS now) but so many friends had it I played it enough. If this system didn't come packaged with Tetris, I don't think it'd have been popular. Tetris made this system what it is. Some good games (I like Sumer Mario Land 1 and 2) but Tetris was what this little bad boy was all about. I remember thinking the cartridges were cute, looking like mini NES cartridges.
Cam - May 05, 2010 - Report this comment
LOVED TETRIS!! and wario land, that was cool. My mate had the magnifier thingy with the light, which made me jealous because he could play in the dark and i couldnt! I just found it too, the tetris game is actually faded where it sticks out of the top of the slot..
Vivian - August 17, 2010 - Report this comment
Oh yes i do remember this! But its so amazing that now they have the ds,dsi,Wii...... where have all the good days gone? :)
Vicki Bliss - August 22, 2011 - Report this comment
Entry is old. The GB is not called the GB anymore. Now it is the 3DS. You'll see retro gamer kids playing the GB, though.
David - August 14, 2012 - Report this comment
I only remember playing two games on the original Game Boy...Super Mario Land and Tetris. However, I might have, at one time, played Super Mario Bros. Deluxe, but that memory is a bit fuzzy. How I wish Nintendo and Game Boy (with accompanying games) would return. The heck with modern technology and progress! The 1980s was the best decade of my life. I wish there really was a time machine that could transport people to the past or future. I'd go right back to the 1980s and stay there as long as possible.
Brandon Reina - June 15, 2013 - Report this comment
I used to have a game boy original but I lost it years ago before I got my own XBOX (included was Tetris Worlds) for Christmas in 2003. Long live the XBOX and Tetris. I never stop playing Tetris from day to night until the XBOX is turned off.
alexa - May 19, 2014 - Report this comment
I remebred tetis

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