POPSUGAR Celebrity

Game Boy's 25th Birthday Inspired Some Epic Fan Tributes

Apr 21 2014 - 2:44pm

On April 21, 1989, Game Boy made its way into the hands of Japanese gamers for the first time. We can't believe that A) it was 25 years ago and B) over 118 million units [1] have been sold since then! Fans round the web paid tribute to the handheld console in the most epic ways possible. Scroll down for some serious Nintendo nostalgia, and share your old Game Boy snaps with us by tweeting @POPSUGARTech [2].

Source: Instagram user saltrejo [3]

All the games!

Source: Instagram user johnblueriggs [4]

Um, getting this Game Boy/cassette tape nail set done ASAP.

Source: Instagram user aknailsbysam [5]

Spent way too many hours trying to beat Pokémon Red, Blue, Gold, Silver, Emerald . . . The list goes on.

Source: Instagram user bunny_madhatter [6]

Wanted the clear Game Boy then, still want it now.

Source: Instagram user benbkcolors [7]

This is a seriously impressive collection.

Source: Instagram user gdeavila93 [8]

The Game Boy Advance SP and the micro! These consoles came out in all shapes and sizes over the years.

Source: Instagram user sonictonic [9]

Some of our all-time favorites are here: The Amazing Spider-Man, Bugs Bunny, The Flintstones . . .

Source: Instagram katharinabauer [10]

This Instagram user dedicated her #ManCrushMonday to her Game Boy Advance.

Source: Instagram user dontcallmekathyy [11]

Miss seeing this start screen everyday. :')

Source: Instagram user jorgecaler87 [12]

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