5 Great Game Boy Games - IMPLANTgames

5 Great Game Boy Games - IMPLANTgames

The Game Boy is easily one of the most iconic handhelds of all time. The simplistic 4 color graphics and terrific sound hardware make for an awesome 8-bit experience. Even better, games can be enjoyed with proper controllers and on a TV thanks to the Super Game Boy and Game Boy Player peripherals.
 
To celebrate Nintendo’s little handheld that could, on today’s episode of 5 Games, I present 5 Great, Game Boy Games.

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Toy Story (Game Boy) - IMPLANTgames Reviews

Toy Story (Game Boy) - IMPLANTgames Reviews

Toy Story was a terrific platformer for the Genesis and Super Nintendo back in 1996. The game featured gorgeous graphics, a great soundtrack, tight controls, and a ton of variety. It is a real hidden gem, and I was curious to see if the developers could capture the magic on the primitive Game Boy hardware.

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Video Review: Super Game Boy Review

Video Review: Super Game Boy Review

The Super Game Boy was released in 1994 and is a hardware device allowing you to play original Game Boy games on a television through your Super Nintendo game console. In addition to simply playing Game Boy games, developers could program their carts to take advantage of the additional features offered by the hardware.

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Video Review: Dr. Mario (Game Boy)

Video Review: Dr. Mario (Game Boy)

I absolutely loved Dr. Mario on the NES and it remains one of my favorite puzzle games of all time. The simple gameplay mechanics, the simplistic, yet charming graphics, and the awesome 8-bit music hit all the right retro notes, and holds up well despite it's vintage. I will eventually visit all of the versions of Dr. Mario on Nintendo's classic consoles and what better way to start, than the other 8-bit version.

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