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PocketSprite is a Game Boy clone smaller than a business card (crowdfunding)

Want to play Game Boy games on the go? There are plenty of emulators you can install on your smartphone. But what if you want to play on a tiny device with physical buttons, a ridiculously small screen, and a body small enough to comfortably clip to your keychain? That’s what the PocketSprite is for… […]

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GameBoy emulator released for Tizen-based Samsung Gear S2, Gear S3 smartwatches

You’ve been able to play GameBoy games on a smartwatch for years, thanks to emulators for Google’s Android Wear platform. But now a developer has released an emulator that runs on Samsung’s Gear S2 and Gear S3 smartwatches, which have an operating system based on Tizen Linux. The GemBoy emulator makes use of the rotating […]

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Hyperkin Smart Boy turns smartphones into Game Boys (with cartridge support)

People have been playing Game Boy games on smartphones for just about as long as there have been smartphones. But typically that involves loading an emulator app on a phone, scouring the internet for illegal ROMs, and then using horrible on-screen buttons (or pairing an external gamepad with your phone). But later this year you’ll be able […]

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GameKid is a Game Boy clone made from a Raspberry Pi (crowdfunding)

Folks have been running classic game console emulators on Raspberry Pi hardware for ages… and every now and then we see projects that let you use the tiny computer as the brains of a handheld game console. Don’t want to go through the hassle of building your own game system? Robot Loves Kitty has you covered. The […]

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BeagleBone GamingCape turns BeagleBone Black into a GameBoy (emulator)

The BeagleBone Black is a $45 device that you can use as a computer, hardware prototyping board, or a number of other projects. It’s kind of like a cross between an Arduino and a Raspberri Pi. And it turns out you can use one as the brains of a pretty awesome handheld gaming console. Max […]

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Chromecast hack: Running a Gameboy emulator

Google Chromecast is a $35 device designed to let you stream internet videos to your TV. But developers are already starting to port third party apps to run on the platform — and we’re not just talking about using Google’s SDK to stream video from websites and apps that wouldn’t otherwise be supported. One developer […]