Today, Nintendo’s Game Boy turns 32


Today, Nintendo's Game Boy turns 32

On July 31st, 1989, North America got to experience the newest hardware from Nintendo. It wasn’t a console for home like the NES. It was a handheld, the Game Boy. It was a huge success, and it sold a combined total of 118,000,000 units.

Super Mario Land, Tetris and other games that were available for the Game Boy at launch also did well. Super Mario Land was sold 18,000,000 times, which is more than Super Mario Bros. 3 on the NES. After the Game Boy Advance’s release, it remained in production. In 2003, it was retired. Below is a tweet that relays the news.

Publited Sat 31 July 2021 at 21:22.23 +0000


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