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Gameboy Colour, GBC, Nintendo -

The first handheld console I had as a child was the wacky but wonderful Game Boy Colour, also known as the GBC. Released in October in Japan 1998 and then in November of the same year internationally, the GBC was the successor to the famous Game Boy. Both systems saw great success in the 80s and 90s selling a combined total of 118.69 million units worldwide, making them the third best selling consoles of all time. The version I had was the yellow one and I spent countless hours sitting in my room playing titles like Zelda and Pokémon, plus...

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N64, Nintendo, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube, Super Mario -

Everyone on the planet knows who Mario is. He’s the guy who saves Princess Peach, jumps his way around the world, collects coins and fights Bowser! With over 200 appearances in both his own titles and many others including Super Smash Bros, Mario has got to be one of the most iconic and loved video games characters. Having first appeared in the arcade game Donkey Kong in 1982 we have seen Mario go from strength to strength since then with many different styles and genres of games. We’ve seen him as the hero saving Princess Peach, to go karting around...

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N64, Nintendo, Nintendo 64 -

When you think of childhood memories, how many of you think about all the old games and consoles you used to play? I do. Even now as I am hitting my mid-twenties, I still remember my first ever console. The Nintendo 64, the Pikachu version as it came with the greatest Pokémon game of all time, Pokémon Snap. Rather than having the console in all black as most N64’s, mine was blue with a big Pikachu on the front. You used one of his feet as the reset button and a pokeball as the on switch, a nice little touch....

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