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Nintendo Game Boy Color
1998 - 5th generation system
The Nintendo Game Boy Color was a handheld gaming device released by Nintendo in 1998. It was the successor to the original Game Boy and was notable for its color display, compared to the monochrome screen of its predecessor. Some key features and specifications of the Game Boy Color include: CPU: Zilog Z80 @ 4 MHz RAM: 8 KB Display: Reflective TFT color LCD Storage: Cartridge Sound: Mono speaker. The Game Boy Color was backwards compatible with original Game Boy games and added new features such as a color display, increased processing power, and new hardware capabilities. This made it a popular choice for both new gamers and fans of the original Game Boy. The Game Boy Color was a commercial success and sold over 120 million units worldwide, making it one of the best-selling gaming devices of all time. The device was discontinued in 2003, but its legacy has lived on, with many of its games being re-released on other platforms and its design influencing later handheld gaming devices. Some popular games for the Nintendo Game Boy Color include: Pokémon Red and Blue The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages and Oracle of Seasons Super Mario Bros. Deluxe Kirby Tilt 'n' Tumble Metal Gear Solid Shantae Wario Land 3 Donkey Kong Country Harvest Moon Castlevania: Circle of the Moon. These games showcase the Game Boy Color's capabilities and demonstrate the wide variety of experiences that could be had on this handheld device. From classic arcade-style games to complex role-playing games, the Game Boy Color offered a diverse range of gaming experiences. The popularity of these games has helped to cement the Game Boy Color's place as one of the most iconic handheld gaming devices of all time.