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Game Boy Could Cease To Be

Doug Caverly
Staff Writer
Published: 2006-05-12

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The world's longest-running game system may face a slow, quiet death. According to the president of Nintendo, the Game Boy line is not likely to be continued in the future.

Launched in 1989, over 120 million units have been sold over the years, and according to Nintendo, it is the most popular video game system. Iterations have included the standard Game Boy, the Game Boy Color, the Game Boy Advance, and the Game Boy Advance SP. The latest version, the Micro, paled in comparison to what the Nintendo DS offers. This is the main reason the Game Boy faces an end.

"The Japanese game market is now evolving around DS. We don't need to do something that will pour cold water on the situation," Satoru Iwata, president of Nintendo, explained to Reuters. "I would have a second thought about using our resources on what would be the next generation of Game Boy Advance, considering the strong support DS is now enjoying."

The Game Boy Advance is not going to be withdrawn from the market just yet, but development on it will be stopped. And at this year's E3 expo, Nintendo didn't display any Game Boy games.

Although this announcement is fairly fresh off the presses-and still isn't an official death sentence-there has been little public outcry so far. This may be a strong indication that Nintendo reached the right decision. The world has moved on, and the Game Boy, faithful companion that it was, hasn't quite kept up

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