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The is an 8-bit handheld game console which was developed and manufactured by Nintendo and first released on the 100th anniversary of Nintendo in Japan on, in North America on and in Europe on. [1]

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AA battery

The AA battery—also called a double A or Mignon (French for "dainty") battery—is a standard size single cell cylindrical dry battery.

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AAA battery

An AAA or triple-A battery is a standard size of dry cell battery commonly used in low-drain portable electronic devices.

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AC adapter

An AC adapter, AC/DC adapter, or AC/DC converter is a type of external power supply, often enclosed in a case similar to an AC plug.

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All Media Network

All Media Network (formerly All Media Guide (AMG) and AllRovi) is an American company that owns and maintains AllMusic, AllMovie, AllGame (until its closure in 2014), SideReel and Celebified.

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Alleyway (video game)

is a video game developed by Nintendo and Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo as a global launch title for the Game Boy.

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The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.

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The ampere (symbol: A), often shortened to "amp",SI supports only the use of symbols and deprecates the use of abbreviations for units.

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Astro Boy

Astro Boy, known in Japan by its original name, is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Tezuka.

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Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher Atari, SA.

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Atari Lynx

The Atari Lynx is a 16-bit handheld game console that was released by Atari Corporation in September 1989 in North America, and in Europe and Japan in 1990.

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Australian dollar

The Australian dollar (sign: $; code: AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including its external territories Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.

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A backlight is a form of illumination used in liquid crystal displays (LCDs).

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Baseball (1983 video game)

is a 1983 video game from Nintendo, one of the first early titles for the Family Computer.

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Bloomberg Businessweek

Bloomberg Businessweek is an American weekly business magazine published by Bloomberg L.P. Businessweek was founded in 1929.

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Bournemouth is a large coastal resort town on the south coast of England to the east of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site, long.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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Contrast (vision)

Contrast is the difference in luminance or colour that makes an object (or its representation in an image or display) distinguishable.

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A D-pad (short for directional pad or digital pad; also known as a control pad) is a flat, usually thumb-operated four-way directional control with one button on each point, found on nearly all modern video game console gamepads, game controllers, on the remote control units of some television and DVD players, and smart phones.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Electric battery

An electric battery is a device consisting of one or more electrochemical cells with external connections provided to power electrical devices such as flashlights, smartphones, and electric cars.

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Electroluminescence (EL) is an optical phenomenon and electrical phenomenon in which a material emits light in response to the passage of an electric current or to a strong electric field.

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Electronic Gaming Monthly

Electronic Gaming Monthly (often abbreviated to EGM) is a monthly American video game magazine.

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Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

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is a line of Japanese video game magazines published by Enterbrain, Inc. and Tokuma.

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Fiscal year

A fiscal year (or financial year, or sometimes budget year) is the period used by governments for accounting and budget purposes, which vary between countries.

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Fourth generation of video game consoles

In the history of computer and video games, the fourth generation (more commonly referred to as the 16-bit era) of games consoles began on October 30, 1987 with the Japanese release of NEC Home Electronics' PC Engine (known as the TurboGrafx-16 in North America).

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Frame rate

Frame rate (expressed in or fps) is the frequency (rate) at which consecutive images called frames appear on a display.

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Future US

Future US, Inc. (formerly known as Imagine Media and The Future Network USA) is an American media corporation specializing in targeted magazines and websites in the video games, music, and technology markets.

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Game & Watch

Game & Watch (Gēmu & Uotchi; called Tricotronic in West Germany and Austria) is a line of handheld electronic games produced by Nintendo from 1980 to 1991.

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Game Boy accessories

This is a list of video game accessories that have been released for the Game Boy handheld console and its successors.

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Game Boy Advance

The Game Boy Advance (GBA) is a 32-bit handheld video game console developed, manufactured and marketed by Nintendo as the successor to the Game Boy Color.

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Game Boy Color

The Game Boy Color (GBC) is a handheld game console manufactured by Nintendo, which was released on October 21, 1998 in Japan and was released in November of the same year in international markets.

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Game Boy family

The Game Boy line is a line of handheld game consoles developed, manufactured, and marketed by Nintendo.

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Game Boy Micro

(stylized as GAME BOY micro) is a handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

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Game Boy Printer

The Game Boy Printer, known in Japan as the, is a thermal printer accessory released by Nintendo in 1998, which ceased being manufactured in early 2003.

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Game Gear

The is an 8-bit fourth generation handheld game console released by Sega on October 6, 1990 in Japan, in April throughout North America and Europe, and during 1992 in Australia.

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Game Link Cable

The Nintendo Game Link Cable is an accessory for the Game Boy line of handheld video game systems, allowing players to connect Game Boys of all types for multiplayer gaming.

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Game On (exhibition)

Game On is the first major international touring exhibition to explore the history and culture of computer games.

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GamePro was an American multiplatform video game magazine media company that published online and print content covering the video game industry, video game hardware and video game software.

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Glossary of video game terms

This is a glossary of video game terms which lists the general terms as commonly used in Wikipedia articles related to video games and its industry.

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Gunpei Yokoi

, sometimes transliterated Gumpei Yokoi, was a Japanese video game designer.

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Handheld game console

A handheld game console is a small, portable self-contained video game console with a built-in screen, game controls, and speakers.

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Imagine Publishing

Imagine Publishing was a UK-based magazine publisher, which published a number of video games, computing, creative and lifestyle magazines.

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Intel 8080

The Intel 8080 ("eighty-eighty") was the second 8-bit microprocessor designed and manufactured by Intel and was released in April 1974.

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International Data Group

International Data Group, Inc. (IDG) is a Chinese-owned, American-based media, data and marketing services and venture capital organization.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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The kilobit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage.

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The kilobyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information.

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Liquid-crystal display

A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat-panel display or other electronically modulated optical device that uses the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals.

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List of Game Boy colors and styles

This is a list of case colors and styles that have been produced for the Game Boy line of handheld systems since 1989.

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List of Game Boy games

The Game Boy portable system has a library of games, which were released in plastic ROM cartridges.

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Manchester United F.C.

Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.

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McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education (MHE) is a learning science company and one of the "big three" educational publishers that provides customized educational content, software, and services for pre-K through postgraduate education.

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The megabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information.

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The Microvision is the first handheld game console that used interchangeable cartridges.

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The millimetre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI unit symbol mm) or millimeter (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre, which is the SI base unit of length.

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Motion blur

Motion blur is the apparent streaking of moving objects in a photograph or a sequence of frames, such as a film or animation.

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National Toy Hall of Fame

The National Toy Hall of Fame is an American hall of fame that recognizes the contributions of toys and games that have sustained their popularity for many years.

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is a Japanese multinational provider of information technology (IT) services and products, headquartered in Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Next Generation (magazine)

Next Generation (also known as NextGen) was a video game magazine that was published by Imagine Media (now Future Network USA).

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Nintendo Co., Ltd. is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics and video game company headquartered in Kyoto.

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Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS is a handheld game console produced by Nintendo.

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Nintendo Entertainment System

The Nintendo Entertainment System (commonly abbreviated as NES) is an 8-bit home video game console that was developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

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Nintendo eShop

The Nintendo eShop is a digital distribution service powered by the Nintendo Network for the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, and by a dedicated online infrastructure for the Nintendo Switch.

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Nintendo Life

Nintendo Life is a website that relates heavily on Nintendo products, including video games and software.

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Nintendo Research & Development 1

(R&D1) was Nintendo's oldest development team.

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North America

North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere; it is also considered by some to be a northern subcontinent of the Americas.

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Osamu Tezuka

was a Japanese manga artist, cartoonist, animator, and film producer.

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Phone connector (audio)

A phone connector, also known as phone jack, audio jack, headphone jack or jack plug, is a family of electrical connectors typically used for analog audio signals.

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In digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest controllable element of a picture represented on the screen.

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Play It Loud!

Play It Loud! may refer to.

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Pokémon (video game series)

Pokémon is a series of video games developed by Game Freak published by Nintendo as part of the Pokémon media franchise.

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Pulse-code modulation

Pulse-code modulation (PCM) is a method used to digitally represent sampled analog signals.

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Random-access memory

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of computer data storage that stores data and machine code currently being used.

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Read-only memory

Read-only memory (ROM) is a type of non-volatile memory used in computers and other electronic devices.

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Rechargeable battery

A rechargeable battery, storage battery, secondary cell, or accumulator is a type of electrical battery which can be charged, discharged into a load, and recharged many times, as opposed to a disposable or primary battery, which is supplied fully charged and discarded after use.

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Retro Gamer

Retro Gamer is a British magazine, published worldwide, covering retro video games.

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ROM cartridge

A ROM cartridge, sometimes referred to simply as a cartridge or cart, is a removable enclosure containing ROM designed to be connected to a consumer electronics device such as a home computer, video game console and to a lesser extent, electronic musical instruments.

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San Francisco

San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.

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Satoru Okada

Satoru Okada (岡田 智 Okada Satoru) was the general manager of Nintendo Research & Engineering, the division designing and developing Nintendo handheld game consoles (such as the Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Game Boy Advance SP, and Nintendo DS consoles).

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Satoshi Tajiri

is a Japanese video game designer best known as the creator of Nintendo's Pokémon franchise and the founder of video game developer Game Freak.

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SeaQuest DSV (video game)

seaQuest DSV is a real-time simulator/strategy game depiction of the seaQuest DSV television series for the Super NES and Genesis.

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Sega Games Co., Ltd., originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with offices around the world.

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Sharp Corporation

is a Japanese multinational corporation that designs and manufactures electronic products, headquartered in Sakai-ku, Sakai.

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Super Game Boy

The is a peripheral that allows Game Boy cartridges to be played on a Super Nintendo Entertainment System console.

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Super Mario Land

Super Mario Land is a 1989 side-scrolling platform video game developed and published by Nintendo as a launch title for their Game Boy handheld game console.

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Super Nintendo Entertainment System

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System (officially abbreviated the Super NES or SNES, and colloquially shortened to Super Nintendo) is a 16-bit home video game console developed by Nintendo that was released in 1990 in Japan and South Korea, 1991 in North America, 1992 in Europe and Australasia (Oceania), and 1993 in South America.

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Super-twisted nematic display

A super-twisted nematic display (STN) is a type of monochrome passive-matrix liquid crystal display (LCD).

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In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can "make" or "break" an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.

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Tennis (1984 video game)

is a sports game developed and released by Nintendo for the NES.

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Tetris (Тетрис) is a tile-matching puzzle video game, originally designed and programmed by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov.

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Tetris (Game Boy)

is a puzzle video game for the Game Boy released in 1989.

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The Gainesville Sun

The Gainesville Sun is a newspaper published daily in Gainesville, Florida, United States, covering the North-Central portion of the state.

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The Guardian

The Guardian is a British daily newspaper.

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The TurboExpress is a handheld video game console by NEC Home Electronics, released in late 1990 in Japan and the United States as the TurboExpress Handheld Entertainment System.

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United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

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Virtual Console

, also abbreviated as VC, is a line of downloadable video games (mostly unaltered) for Nintendo's Wii and Wii U home gaming consoles and the Nintendo 3DS portable gaming console.

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The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Yakuman (video game)

is a 1989 mahjong video game developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo for its handheld Game Boy (as one of the launch titles of the system in Japan).

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Yen sign

The yen sign (¥) or the yuan sign (¥/元) is a currency sign used by the Chinese yuan (CNY) and the Japanese yen (JPY) currencies.

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Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, LLC is an American publisher and Internet company.

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Zilog Z80

The Z80 CPU is an 8-bit based microprocessor.

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