The Game Boy, launched in 1989 was one of the first mobile video game consoles and saw support for around 10 years, with the last GB compatible games released in 2001 and a ton of commercially successful games. From Tetris and Super Mario Land in 1989 to the latest success stories like Pokemon Yellow the Game Boy was basically THE handheld during the nineties and there was a time where just everyone had one.

Beside the first 151 Pokemon’s, a few other still somewhat relevant game characters first seen on the Game Boy are Firebrand who became a playable character in Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (2011) and of course Kirby who still gets new games since he debuted over 20 years ago in Kirby’s Dream Land on the Game Boy.

 

 

Video Game Characters first seen on the Nintendo Game Boy

Angler-Fish-(Zelda)

Angler Fish

Arcanine

Arcanine

Bulbasaur

Bulbasaur

Charizard

Charizard

Unbenannt

Christopher

Cloyster

Cloyster

Cubone

Cubone

Eevee

Eevee

Facade

Facade

Firebrand

Firebrand

General Onox

General Onox

Giovanni

Giovanni

Granbull

Granbull

Gyarados

Gyarados

Hitmontop

Hitmontop

Hoppip

Hoppip

Houndoom

Houndoom

Jolteon

Jolteon

Kirby

Kirby

Koffing

Koffing

Magikarp

Magikarp

Mewtwo

Mewtwo

Misty

Misty

Ninetales

Pidgeot

Pikachu

Pikachu

Poliwag

Poliwag

Poliwrath

Princess Daisy

Princess Daisy

Queen Metroid

Shadow Hag

S. Nightmares

Venusaur

Venusaur

Wario

Wario

Weezing

Weezing

Whispy-Woods

Whispy Woods