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Official figures from Nintendo state that an estimated 100,000,000 units were sold worldwide.
That’s enough for everyone in both the United Kingdom (63,700,000) and Australia (22,680,000) to have one each.
Smaller and lighter than the original Game boy, the first generation did not have the power indicator.
hours of gameplay
Unlike the original Game Boy, (which needed four AA Batteries), the Game Boy Pocket only required two AAA batteries. giving approximately 10 hours of gameplay.
The first in the Game Boy line to have a coloured screen.
The Game Boy Color was backward compatible, allowing you to play any Game Boy game. There were some games exclusive to the GBC, these had special game cartridges to stop them being played on older systems.
With a 32-bit CPU processor the GBA was capable of playing games ported over from older consoles.
The console also sported a horizontal layout, allowing a wider format screen. THE GBA supported a resolution of 240x160 in comparison to the 160x144 of the GB and GBC.
The SP is the redesign of the Game Boy Advance. the most notable change is the clam shell casing, reducing the height to half the width.
WIth the SP, came the rechargeable battery and a brighter screen with backlighting. The screen brightness was an issue with the original GBA.
The Second redesign of the original GBA, the micro had a customisable front casing.
Similar in design to the original GBA, this was the last in the Game Boy line. The DS was out at the same time and Unfortunately it did not do as well.
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