The Game Boy was the first handheld game console in the world, and it was released by Japanese company Nintendo in 1989. Since its launch, its several versions have sold over 118 million units worldwide. With its colorful graphics and addicting gameplay, the Game Boy has become an iconic part of gaming culture. To celebrate this legacy, here are 50 of the best Game Boy games ever released.
Tetris is one of the most iconic video games of all time. It originated on the Game Boy and has been ported to many other platforms since its release in 1989. In Tetris, you try to fit differently shaped blocks into a well-shaped area without leaving any vacant spaces. It’s deceptively simple but incredibly challenging, making it endlessly replayable and thus one of the best games on the system.
The original Game Boy edition received critical acclaim for its addictive gameplay and presentation. As a result, Tetris went on to become one of the most popular video games ever made, selling more than 35 million copies across all platforms. It’s still beloved by gamers today and considered an essential title for any classic gaming library.
Pokemon Red & Blue
Pokémon Red & Blue are two legendary role-playing games developed by game designer Satoshi Tajiri and released on the original Game Boy in 1996. The duo were instant hits in Japan as well as Europe & North America upon their release and remain popular entries in Nintendo’s long-running Pokémon series.
In Pokémon Red & Blue players take control of a young trainer who must travel through Kanto region’s 8 gyms while collecting different monsters known as “Pokémon” to fight with or capture them for use later on their journey. With compelling characters, fantastic art direction &