Torched "Gulf War" Game Boy Still Works

This image was lost some time after publication, but you can still view it here.
This image was lost some time after publication, but you can still view it here.

This original Game Boy got itself into some deep shit in the first Gulf War, yet somehow still manages to function. There's no better way to prove that you're a hardcore Nintendo fanboy than by staying in your flaming barracks because you only need a few more lines to get a high score.

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Fully Functional "Gulf War" Gameboy [via TechEBlog]

DISCUSSION

I remember reading about this guy when I was like 8 in Nintendo Power! (I'm 23 now.)

The guy's tent was mortared (he wasn't in it thankfully) and when he found the remains of his game boy he turned it on and heard the "DING!". Sent pictures to the magazine and everything. Funny that they were just like "Cool!... NEXT!" and dismissed it back then and now they're holding it in a museum. And yes, the buttons still worked back then according to the soldier who had it.