A Simple Silicone Sleeve Turns Your iPhone Into a Game Boy

The touchscreen generation might not know any better, but those of us who grew up with Game Boys know that physical control pads and buttons will always trump on-screen alternatives. Entire this slide-on silicone sleeve, called the G-PAD, that turns your smartphone into an even better handheld gaming machine. » 4/14/14 3:40pm 4/14/14 3:40pm

Make an Awesome First Impression With a Tetris-Playing Business Card

In a time when business cards seem more obsolete than ever, more and more people are coming up with fantastic ways to modernize them. And no one will probably make a better first impression than Kevin Bates, who created this business-card-sized Game Boy clone called the Arduboy that's just 1.6 millimeters thick. » 3/03/14 2:20pm 3/03/14 2:20pm

Here's the Perfect Diary To Divulge How Much You Miss Your Game Boy

You remember that fateful Thanksgiving many years ago, don't you? The whole family was over and your cousin was playing with your beloved Game Boy—until you heard the crash. Despite being in another room, you instantly recognized the sound. It was your Game Boy falling to its death. Technically, it still worked, but… » 12/03/13 5:00pm 12/03/13 5:00pm

All This Game Boy Luggage Needs Is a Konami Code Seat Upgrade

If you were a kid who grew up with a Game Boy, aside from school, you took that portable console everywhere you went. But now that you're a smartphone-toting grown-up traveling all over the country for business, you can trade in your Game Boy for ThinkGeek's adorable Travel Boy carry-on—no batteries required. » 9/25/13 11:20am 9/25/13 11:20am

A Beach Towel Game Boy That Never Runs Out of Batteries

For a lot of us the original Nintendo Game Boy was the best travel companion we could have ever hoped for as a kid. Now, our phones provide suitable distractions during boring flights or car rides. But we've still got a soft spot for Nintendo's old handheld, and feel honored at the chance to sprawl out on ThinkGeek's… » 7/19/13 4:25pm 7/19/13 4:25pm

How Many Tetris Pieces Would You Need To Build a House?

It was the game that defined a revolution in handheld gaming, but during the countless hours you spent playing Tetris and neatly organizing falling tetrominoes, did you ever stop and wonder how many of those pieces you'd need to build a full-size house? Probably not, after all what kid spends their time imagining about … » 3/20/13 2:40pm 3/20/13 2:40pm

Sensor-Filled Umbrella Turns Raindrops Into a Retro 8-Bit Soundtrack

Nintendo may have long since abandoned the Game Boy platform, but it hasn't stopped artists with a passion for retro 8-bit sounds from using it to still create music. Like Alice Zappe, whose love of Game Boy chiptunes also inspired her to create this umbrella that turns rain drops into bleeps and bloops. » 6/02/12 3:00pm 6/02/12 3:00pm