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Nintendo's Game Boy Turns 25 This Week!

By: CNN
By: CNN

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The handheld console was originally launched on April 21, 1989, and basically revolutionized the handheld gaming industry.

Here's a story that might make you feel old: Nintendo's iconic handheld device "Game Boy" turned 25 years old this week.

The original Game Boy first in Japan on April 21st back in 1989.

Game boy is widely viewed as the first portable gaming device to appeal to mainstream gamers.

Nintendo says it has sold nearly 120-million versions of the Game Boy, along with just over half a billion Game Boy games.


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