It's one of the longest lasting consoles
, and has one of the largest libraries of games, possibly the largest.
with a huge library of games, along with long battery life
, are what has kept the Game Boy popular when Nintendo
releases new versions of it. Moreover, though the Game Boys Color
could easily stand alone as systems, because of their obvious improvements on the original Game Boy, the Game Boy Pocket
was a truly unnecessary release (especially since the Color
came so soon after), and would have been nothing without the Game Boy's established back catalog of games. In any case, all these new Game Boys have been severely lacking in an important area...
Sure, a color display
and more power
are nice, but where's our backlight