The Game Boy, is an 8-bit handheld video game device developed and manufactured by Nintendo. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, in North America in August 1989, and in Europe on September 28, 1990. It is the first handheld console in the Game Boy line, and was created by Gunpei Yokoi and Nintendo Research & Development 1—the same staff who had designed the Game & Watch series as well as several popular games for the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Media Medium: Cartridge
CPU: Sharp LR35902
Graphics: 8 kB internal
Sound: 2 square wave generators, 1 PCM 4-bit wave sample channel
Display: 160 × 144