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Top 10 Game Boy Facts You Probably Didn't Know

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Charlie Coles (1 month ago)
Bonus bonus fact: the thumbnail is click bait misleading viewers into thinking the gba sp was a sex machine.
Logibear115 4223 (1 month ago)
Well the game boy micro chemical had a mouse humping it because it got to FXXXING HORNY
JustinEvitable80 (1 month ago)
Random fact: Link is shown in this video. But it's not the one from Zelda. It's the one from Encino Man.
Mr. Youtube (1 month ago)
What’s with the thumbnail?
Dallas Lopez (1 month ago)
No swearing jesus is recommended
Retro Gamer (1 month ago)
This guy did copyright from another vid
GAMER999 RENZGIANGAMES (2 months ago)
I have gane boy color
They will also walk you through problems with your nes,snes,n64,and gamecube
Tim Terrell (3 months ago)
Knew all of this already. You never mentioned the Gameboy was used in hospitals by Doctors as an ECG measurement instrument or that several Gameboy games had been made specifically for the SNES Gameboy player with changing color palettes and improved graphics while being used on that system.
Robert bob (4 months ago)
In late 90s I was on a family vacation. My parents would kick my ass if I didn’t lend my GB to my little sister. I was on beach swimming when I realized I had put my Pokémon blue in my pocket so my sister wouldn’t “accidentally” erase my file... i dried it for a few days and was running perfect again. Same file and everything!!! The good old days.
Jay Rasmussen (4 months ago)
I had a light peripheral that only used 170 double a's and it lasted like an hour and half
CrayBar 277 (5 months ago)
i have the gba sp nes eddition
Risky Shand (5 months ago)
Clickbait
paul_arutyunov (6 months ago)
Wow, my friend have an original Game Boy, it's a little bit broken, maybe I'll call Nintendo and it will magically fix itself? It would be awesome.
Randomguy099865 (7 months ago)
I WANNA BE SEDATED BY THE GAMEBOY
PandaGamez (7 months ago)
Yesssss my gameboy is broke now I know that I can call Nintendo and they would help me
GamerGuardian2213 (7 months ago)
The Gameboy light had a Frontlight not a Backlight...there’s a difference.
pure Communism (8 months ago)
The game boy was the second handheld device ever mande
LoZer (8 months ago)
I didn’t understand any of this at all for being born in 2015😂
redlinkgamer33 (8 months ago)
the bonus
Enduring Phoenix (9 months ago)
Coolest add-on for the SP I had was this clip-on magnifying glass that folded up and over the screen. Sure it didn't get to be the size of a DS but it was a lot better than the original screen size.
Mario583 (9 months ago)
Fact #0: Starting with the GameBoy Advance?Color?, you could technically play all your original GameBoy games in glorious color via different color palates via the Control Pad + A/B. [L/R/Start/Slect?] Edit: i think i found that out on the Gameboy Color playing Kirby Pinball Land.
Crushed salmon (10 months ago)
Don't you mean game boi 🔥🔥💯💯
sean brady (10 months ago)
On the gameboy color if you push the left and click B you will get a really cool screen
J Yoder (11 months ago)
3:48 except that didn't happen
Irfan Omee (11 months ago)
I'm sure there are billions of UFO and Alien pictures takes by that camera.
The Active Wave (11 months ago)
Warioland 4 on background
LaraTheGamer 2018 (11 months ago)
I modified my gameboy Name to game girl so Every time my gameboy starts up it says game girl
Metal Wing (1 year ago)
I really wanted a gameboy advance for christmas when i was around 7. My grandma got me a back message thing. I pretended i liked it but i really wanted a gameboy. I opened the message package and bam! There was a gameboy advance!!!
awesomedude 555 (1 year ago)
60 fps. F*** you PlayStation!
awesomedude 555 (1 year ago)
I have a gameboy advance and I am only 14. Yeah. I'm a video game geek.
Screw The Net (1 year ago)
HAH trying to undertake creating a games console in this day and age would be massively futile compared to the simplicity of it when that guy created the game boy back in the day; way more competition with the brands that are cornerstones i nthe vid game world, and the money it takes to have such gaming sophistication. BUt hey, if a kid can make anything, even something that is basic and plays whatever, I am all for the ingenuity of it. Will they become rich though? Unlikely * shrugs * Still, reach for the stars kids roflolmfao
Creeper craft (1 year ago)
did u know that a game boy survived a bomb and its in the nintendo store in NY
Hyenabro Gaming (1 year ago)
top ten GameBoy Facts *Talks about game boy in video *
Someone 318 (1 year ago)
Roses are Red Violets are Blue I came for the thumbnail and so did you.
Cinnabonni Art (1 year ago)
game ranks or gamer anx
Gravecorps (1 year ago)
An original gameboy actually survived the bombing of a military base. It's half melted and charred in a museum but it still works
Funny Guy face (1 year ago)
Remember the game boy micros advert about the mouse humping it I asked my mum if I could have one she said no, I now Know why
Michael (1 year ago)
My Fun Fact: There was a Gameboy that survived severe damage from the Gulf War. It's on display at Nintendo NY
EmersonsAwesome (1 year ago)
Wasn't Gunpei also the maker of the Metroid series, which is a reason why Metroid II: Return of Samus was on the Gameboy and not a normal home console?
RedstoneBoy5128 (1 year ago)
(: this was made on my b-day
Paaapaass _ (1 year ago)
I have 2 gameboy advance SPs both are red
Ben Anderson (1 year ago)
I wanna see someone make a game boy out of a super Gameboy cart. also gunpei made the wonder swan after his attempt at the virtual boy.
mario zocom (1 year ago)
hello :) i cant recall where i put it buuuut i have a gameboy light :)
No one You know (1 year ago)
I only knew the first two and the one about NASA computers was kind of obvious but still mind blowing.
Jerry Von Crow (1 year ago)
my mind was blown at the bonus shit if only I knew that! It would have saved me money and trouble!
KazeRV (1 year ago)
I love my green GBC <3
Amy Carter (1 year ago)
Funny, I knew all this. Still, it's always good to review, ALWAYS. ♥
Alex Teretean (1 year ago)
Gameboy Light was frontlit, not backlit.
Johny1220 (1 year ago)
Hey this video is almost 2 years old :D
Michael Segal (1 year ago)
I do know this little fun fact about the Gameboy games Super Mario Land 1 and Super Mario land 2, in Super Mario Land 2 if you have the bunny ears and go to the level with the hippo statues that blow bubbles (the gateway level to the Space Zone) if you fly with the bunny ears and pause it in mid sound effect then drop to the ground without making the flying sound effect again you can slightly alter how the music sounds the same holds true in level one in the Macro Zone if you get an item or a power up if pause the game in mid sound effect then that will also alter how the music sounds and in Super Mario Land 1 of you break a brick and pause it in mid sound effect it will take away the beat drum symbol sound in the music the fireball sound and the kuppa bomb sound and that sound when you kill some bad guys that stay on the screen for a few seconds and then make that sound as they clear off the screen all those sound effects pause them in mid sound effect will take away the drum symbol sound in Super Mario Land 1 but if you do that and and you make one of those sound effects happen again without pausing then the drum beat symbol sound will come back in Super Mario Land 1
Danaria Scott (1 year ago)
I can't believe the game boy ran at 60 fps wow
Gooch359 (1 year ago)
I remember being able to change the gameboy colour background colour using different button combinations on the start up screen. Discovered it when I accidentally changed it to yellow and freaked out because I thought I broke the contrast or somthing. its a little thing but it was fun to do at the time.
I still own my original Game Boy from when I was a kid, also still fun to pick up old games for it from flea markets, thrift stores, mom and pop shops & garage sales or from your buddy's mom who is getting rid of her kids stuff
Joshua Castillo (1 year ago)
What's with the thumbnail. Its more like "Game boy"
Ailurophile (1 year ago)
THIS SHIT BLEW MY MIND I LOVE JAPAN
Coold626stich (1 year ago)
I can finally fix me game boy
I personally can confirm that Nintendo's hotline still supports Nintendo 64 hardware 👌👌👌
Sunfish Gaming (1 year ago)
I still have a GameBoy Advance SP from its initial launch in the states. It still has a full battery life of about 8 hours and has survived being thrown out of a moving car at 35mph, going out of a 2nd story window, and punching a hole in a wall with barely a scratch. They don't make 'em like they used to. I was just playing Pokemon Emerald on it a couple weeks ago.
Lex Beltran (1 year ago)
The original Game Boy started the handheld console revolution. You can Thank Gunpei Yokoi for that.
some otaku (1 year ago)
if I had to choose a gameboy I would choose the color or the sp
odeiup (1 year ago)
some otaku original advance
Jacob Stech (1 year ago)
The first digital camera was made in 1975
Josephrak (1 year ago)
I remember my mom got me a DS only because it had a backlight so I wouldn't have to wait for streetlights on long trips
Josephrak (1 year ago)
But, nobody uses the 3D on the 3DS
Ox King (1 year ago)
Fun Fact: The Game Boy had a Dot Matrix and Stereo Sound!
Penelope Sobreviga (1 year ago)
UUUUHHHHHHHHH!!!! I WANT A GAMEBOY/COLOR/ADVANCE/ADVANCE SP
Abraham Carino (1 year ago)
wtf? a Gameboy ran at 60fps?
Sebastian Beels (1 year ago)
gunpei jokoi made the game Watch too
Trent (1 year ago)
Lol ur an dumbass you could've just ordered a gameboy light on eBay
TheZeroSbr (1 year ago)
Nintendo probably got a lot of business on their hotline in 2015 because of this video.
Generation Z (1 year ago)
nice....... click bait ishhhh
PC Ghost (1 year ago)
i got my old game boy its like a box. still playing batman ;)
Drew Goldson (1 year ago)
As someone who identifies sexually as a game boy I find this offensive
fun fact if u have to share a gameboy with older siblings you become a punching magnet
Omar Dominguez (1 year ago)
3:04 Motion blur is due to the decades of aging of the ink based pixel screen for the Gameboy motion blur did not occur for a New GameBoy
JustinPlayzStuff 101 (1 year ago)
Screw you GBA you cheat to much
Exmongoose456 (1 year ago)
I am 12 and I knew 10/11 of these
fallenshadow83 (1 year ago)
they stopped supporting repairs on the original DS i cant get them to fix mine
GoldenFox (1 year ago)
"Playing the original Game Boy in the dark was a BITCH!" Until a magical invention called Modding existed in recent years!
Sir Blurble IV (1 year ago)
that moment you 7/10 of these things
Noctowl (1 year ago)
i already know number 1 :)
jimbo (1 year ago)
since when was the super nintendo too weak to emulate a 8 bit portable device lol
Skugga (1 year ago)
Gameboy was the first video game console used in space, the game was Tetris.
Lucia Heredia (1 year ago)
by GB games on 3ds
Johnny 1 Gear (1 year ago)
Man has never been to the moon..... ;)
anonymous (1 year ago)
why can't it be calld gamboy/girl?
Stratilex (1 year ago)
2:13 "Nintendo didn't stop making GameBoys until 2003. It's nice to know companies don't leave their console dead in the water." Yet, Nintendo stops all wifi servers on wii and even recently recalled Wii u!
DayZo (1 year ago)
vortex I think they did that to save their money, because the wii u failed (sadly). At that time, that has not really been a big deal I suppose.
Crazy's lol (1 year ago)
Vortex- StratilexGaming The Wii was dead?
frenchbreadcrumb (1 year ago)
Girls can play this too. Why can it be the game boy-girl?
SmoothTurtle (1 year ago)
The only thing I know about the Game Boy Advance SP is that I had about 40 hours put into Pokèmon Crystal then the GBA deleted my progress... :,(
etherraichu (1 year ago)
I had a great third party light thing for the gameboy. it fit over the back and top firmly, didn't obscure any buttons or disrupt handling. It had a flip down screen that had lights and was a magnifier too! Its one of the best third party devices ive ever bought for any system ever.
Saur o (1 year ago)
Had a Gameboy Colour, SP, DS, Gamecube but my parents gave them away D:. The Gameboy Advanced SP is probably my favorite console of all time.
ok sticazzi (1 year ago)
That's ghosting not motion blur
Mharvin A/L Sivakumar (1 year ago)
i had a game boy in 2006
Lai Yuin Hong (1 year ago)
wow now it explain why the original gameboy games move so fast that it will have motion blur apparently it ran on 60fps
I wish South Park came out for Gameboy
Jari De Leon (1 year ago)
Wait wtf i have one of those gameboys that light up (gameboy light) and i have never been to Japan
sylentte sylen (1 year ago)
i want a gameboy camera!! haha that is soooo awesome, i dont remember that.. it would be great to make retro cutscenes with and edit them for retro game design
Aaron Davis (1 year ago)
I had a purple gameboy colour.
Swarley751 (1 year ago)
Wow, I wish I remembered that Nintendo would help you fix outdated products before throwing my broken DS Lite in the trash.
Andreas Ryge (1 year ago)
Should I be ashamed that i knew all of these except #9?

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