Today is the original Gameboy's birthday. It was released on April 21st, 1989. It's had huge amounts of commercial success, spawning numerous variations of it over the years the likes of the Gameboy Pocket (2nd generation), Gameboy Light (2.5, Japan exclusive) Gameboy Color (3rd generation) Gameboy Advance (4th Generation) Gameboy Advanced SP (5th generation) and finally the Gameboy Micro to end the gameboy line.
26 years and 6 generations of gameboy later, we still love the original and have to give praise and respect where it's due. The Gameboy competed with the likes of the Sega Game Gear, Atari Lynx and TurboExpress when it debuted and stood the test of time and hardware limitations to beat them all. It was the amazing games on the console that kept it going for as long as it did. The Sega Game Gear had a superior color backlit screen but didn't have the same magic in terms of games as the gameboy did. It was also much bigger and ate through 6 double A batteries like water...
It's been confirmed that Call of Duty Black Ops 3 is this year's Call of Duty, developed by Treyarch. The official reveal is set for 4.26.15. Here is the "reveal of a reveal" trailer from Sony.
What are your thoughts? Are you excited for Black Ops 3? Disappointed it's not World at War 2? Share your thoughts below.
Nintendo are collaborating with Japanese developer DeNA to create games for smartphones it has been announced.
Existing games that are on the 3DS and Wii U will not be transferred but you will see popular characters such as Mario, Zelda and Pokemon on smartphones when new games are created.
What are your thoughts on Nintendo turning to mobile gaming? Is it something they need to do now?
It is being said that Fallout 4 will be announced at E3 this year however it's looking more and more like it will be on next gen only and also that it may not be released in 2015 with sources saying that the Holiday 2015 is looking crowded with game releases.
Quoted from Phil Spencer he has said
Would you have rather seen it released on current gen and next gen consoles or are you happy to see it just on next gen?
So, March is nearly up on us. What games will we be able to download this March for free with Xbox Live Gold?
If you have Xbox Live throughout the whole of March you will be able to download Rayman Legends for free on Xbox One.
If you are a player on Xbox 360 and you have Xbox Live you will be able to download Tomb Raider until the 15th March and on the 16th March Tomb Raider will be replaced by Bioshock Infinite until March 31st.
Microsoft have also revealed that since they launched the free games for Gold in 2013 at E3 Xbox users have collectively downloaded a total of 100 million games and because of this milestones during the month of April instead of one game on Xbox One and two on Xbox 360 to download for free they will instead offer twice the amount of free games with two free games being available on Xbox One for April and 4 free games being available on Xbox 360 for April.
Are you looking forward to downloading the free games for gold in March and are you looking...
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