Ten Amazing Nintendo Gameboy Gift Ideas for the Retro Gamer in You

There will be many of you reading this who simply don’t know what a “Gameboy” is. For those people it is (or was) an 8-bit handheld game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo and it was launched in 1989. OK, so the gaming experience is a little retro now, but those of us who remember gaming on them have fond memories of games like Tetris and Super Mario Land. So hence the reason there are so many amazing Gameboy gift ideas out there, but here is what I think are ten of the very best of them…

Nintendo Gameboy Light

Nintendo Gameboy Light

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Inspired by the classic Game Boy, this is a great piece of Nintendo nostalgia for fans and gamers. Battery-powered, the Game Boy Light is a cool looking scale replica of the original handheld console that sits perfectly on any desk, shelf or bedside table.

Nintendo Gameboy Watch

Nintendo Gameboy Watch

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Featuring the striking Game Boy design with a grey strap and digital display, take this watch out on your next adventure and always know what time it is in style. The Game Boy buttons actually work and are used to set the time, date and alarm and there are even official Super Mario Land alarm sounds!

Nintendo Gameboy Heat Changing Coffee Mug

Nintendo Gameboy Heat Changing Coffee Mug

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Enjoy retro refreshment while gaming with this Nintendo Game Boy heat change mug. Simply add a hot drink to see the screen of the classic handheld console load up with a game. This 295 ml mug comes in a decorative box for gifting but is not safe for microwave use.

Nintendo Gameboy Beach Towel

Nintendo Gameboy Beach Towel

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These luxuriously soft beach towels are made from brushed microfiber with a 100% cotton back for extra absorption. While not office Nintendo merchandise they still have a good enough quality to them to make them worth a purchase.

Nintendo Gameboy Insulated Lunch Box

Nintendo Gameboy Insulated Lunch Box

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Classic Nintendo Gameboy lunch tote features 3D rubber control buttons plus it is insulated to keep your lunch/snacks cool and fresh even when placed under the summer sun. But you will notice some colour thinning the longer it is in direct sunlight.

Nintendo Gameboy Notebook

Nintendo Gameboy Notebook

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Why not jot down gaming ideas in this retro-style Game Boy notepad. Featuring a hundred lined pages, this jotter is perfect for writing down all those old cheat codes. Inspired by Nintendo’s original Game Boy it is an officially licensed product.

Nintendo Gameboy Wallet

Nintendo Gameboy Wallet

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The wallet features a click system to eject your cards. The cards get ejected with the slide on the side in a convenient way for easy access to the card that you’d like to use. The cards are stored in an RFID protected aluminium case meaning your cards are safe from skimming.

Nintendo Gameboy Cookie Jar

Nintendo Gameboy Cookie Jar

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The Nintendo Gameboy is a living legend that brought joy to millions of people while simultaneously ushering in the era of portable gaming. Now it can hold even more sweet memories for people in the form of cookies or biscuits.

Nintendo Gameboy Backpack

Nintendo Gameboy Backpack

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This original Nintendo merchandise bag the Game Boy is a real wanna have. Besides it looking like the classic handheld console it is also pretty handy for taking all the things you might need on an average day and it is also hard-wearing for tough use.

Nintendo Gameboy Soap

Nintendo Gameboy Soap

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These fun Nintendo Game Boy Soaps look just like an original Game Boy, the level of details is amazing and it is exactly the same size as the original Game Boy. It’s just a shame you can’t play real games on it while in the shower.

Do you remember playing on the Nintendo Gameboy? If you do why not tell us your happy memories of it in the comments below.

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