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Game Boy Memories: Game Gear

If you were hip in  1991, you probably had some of the following “cool” accessories: Reebok Pumps, perfectly round sunglasses, a Sony Walkman with a Bell Biv Devoe tape (stretched out from playing “Poison” thousands of times), and of course a Nintendo Game Boy. No, you weren’t just cool if you had a GameBoy, you…

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25 Years of Game Boy

This week's cover story is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Nintendo Game Boy. The handheld became almost immediately popular, coming bundled with the Russian puzzle game Tetris. Throughout the week, we will be posting articles about the history of the console, the games that it brought us, and the people behind it. Please look forward…

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Mom, Please Come Home

"In the early 1900's, a dark shadow covered a small country town in rural America. At that time, a young married couple vanished mysteriously from their home." These are the words that begin the first adventure in the Mother series. Mother, or EarthBound Zero as it is known here in America, was conceptualized and written by Shigesato Itoi. Itoi…

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