Nintendo Handheld System Guide [Gameboy to Switch]

Below I give you a brief overview of each Nintendo Portable System (including The Switch). I’ve also provided a link to any relevant articles written on Wikipedia!

To get a complete game list for each system, I recommend you check out pricingchart.com, it will give you current prices and artwork too!

The Nintendo Gameboy Line [Original, Color, Advance]

The Original GameBoy came out in 1989 and did not have a back lite display or colors. It was straight up LCD style. It was quite impressive for its time selling over 100 million units during its life. I remember the … READ MORE

Nintendo Home Consoles Guide [NES to Wii U]

Below I give you a brief overview of each Nintendo Home Console System. I’ve also provided a link to any relevant articles written on Wikipedia!

To get a complete game list for each system, I recommend you check out pricingchart.com, it will give you current prices and artwork too!

The Original Nintendo (NES) System

The Nintendo Entertainment System is also known as The Famicom (in Japan), it’s the original 8-bit home video game system that hit the U.S market just in time for Christmas of 1985. The full name of the U.S. version was called the NES for … READ MORE

What Made Nintendo Video Games So Popular and Valuable?

In 1983 there was a crash in the video game home console market. Existing consoles such as the Atari 2600, Atari 5200, ColecoVision, Odyssey 2, and the Fairchild II had failed the marketplace.

They failed mostly due to poor quality games that lacked the gaming experience people wanted. This led to the famous “Atari Video Game Burial” in a dump located in New Mexico. You can read about here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_video_game_burial

Most North American game consoles were discontinued in 1984. The Commodore 64 was lucky to stay around, however.

After the crash of 1983, it was 1984 and most U.S. electronics … READ MORE