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Platform name Game Boy
Abbreviation Game Boy
Product family Nintendo
Generation 4
Type Portable
First released on Friday 21st of April 1989
Game count 659 (359 exclusives)
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  Name Release dates Specifications Graphics Storage media Other info
Initial version
Initial version
Japan: Friday 21st of April 1989
North America: Monday 31st of July 1989
Europe: Friday 28th of September 1990
Sharp LR35902 @ 4,19 MHz
8 KB S-RAM
160x144 pixels, 66 mm (2.6 in) diagonal screen with 2-bit (4 shades of "gray" {light to very dark olive green})
8 MB
Game Boy Cartridge
Connectivity: 2 Game Boys can be linked together via built-in serial ports, up to 4 with a DMG-07 4-player adapter. And 16 in maximum.
Game Boy Pocket
Game Boy Pocket
Japan: Sunday 21st of July 1996
North America: Tuesday 3rd of September 1996
Sharp LR35902 @ 4,19 MHz
8 KB S-RAM
160x144 pixels screen with 2-bit a black-and-white display screen
a 65 mm (2.56 in) diagonal, 48.5 mm (1.91 in) width, and 43.5 mm (1.71 in) height screen
8 MB
Game Boy Cartridge
Connectivity: 2 Game Boys can be linked together via built-in serial ports, up to 4 with a DMG-07 4-player adapter. And 16 in maximum.
Game Boy Light
Game Boy Light
Japan: Tuesday 14th of April 1998

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