Nintendo's 'Game Boy' Turns 25

Published 04/21 2014 10:04PM

Updated 04/21 2014 10:06PM

CNN -- Nintendo's iconic handheld device "Game Boy" turns 25 years old. 

According to Gamespot, the original Game Boy first appeared 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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