Game Boy Color- Nintendo’s most underrated game system?

Everyone remembers how popular Game Boy was back in the 90’s especially the set of Pokemon games that came out during that time period. Game Boy Color was one of the first high quality handheld game systems of its time and it felt like playing a handheld NES. Even though, the Super Famicom and N64 were Nintendo’s main home consoles during the 90’s it feels like Game Boy Color outshined both game systems to some extent because it was something very new from what gamers were used to seeing. The simple D-Pad along with the A & B button combination made Game Boy Color very easy for anyone to play and the controls were not as complex as that of the N64 or the Nintendo 64. Game Boy Color had reportedly sold over 32 million copies worldwide following its release with top games including The Legend of Zelda: Links Awakening DX, Pokemon Red, Blue, Yellow, Gold and Silver. Even though, Game Boy Color was not a massive commercial as other Nintendo consoles such as the NES, Wii and Nintendo Switch it was more successful than the likes of GameCube and the Wii-U. Game Boy Color rarely gets the credit that it deserves considering the fact that it preceded the Game Boy Advance along with the Nintendo DS which had more commercial success during 2000’s.

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