History of Nintendo Handheld Consoles – From Game Boy to Dsi

Nintendo has been making handheld games for nearly 30 years. It has been producing handheld consoles for 20 years. This is the story of how they evolved from the original Game Boy the DSi.

Nintendo began making single-game handheld electronic game devices in the form of Game and Watch in 1980. 9 years later they released the first true handheld console.

The Game Boy was released in 1989 and was a huge success. Its screen could display just four shades of gray and no other colours, which even then seemed a little disappointing as handheld consoles released within one year by Atari and Sega had full colour displays. Despite this it still featured some classic games including the legendary Tetris which gave the Game Boy its first big success. In the end, it was the quality of games for Game Boy that kept it ahead of its competition.

After 7 years, as with all games consoles, the Game Boy seemed have had its time in the sun and was ready to be tucked away with all the other old toys in the loft. Then a new phenomena revived the near-dead console. At a time when most publishers had moved on from a console, the Game Boy surprised everyone by releasing the best selling game in history. It was none other than Pokemon.

Unlike current games systems which have variations available from launch and updates every few years, it took 6 years for Nintendo to release a variety of colours of Game Boy. The DS took just two years to be upgraded with the DS Lite, and another two for the DSi to be released. The Game Boy took 7 years to get a small hardware redesign which reduced its size. This version was named the Game Boy Pocket.

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The Ramino Game

If you are looking for an online card game which is simple, but still very exciting, Ramino may just be the perfect game for you. From the times when Ramino was initially introduced on the internet through a handful of online gaming sites, this lovely game has grown tremendously for its popularity.

The origination of the game Ramino is still a matter of debate, but the fact that is not under any debate is that Ramino is the simplest and the best among all the cards games meant for people who are looking for easy to learn, but exciting games. But no matter how simple this game might be, the best way to approach it is by learning about the basics of the game first. So, before you put your money on the wagers on any online rummy site, do get a thorough knowledge of all the rules and the process of the game and then only play with real money.

The basics of the game are very similar to the other forms of rummy. The main motive of players is to make up melds, by using cards which are the part of the stock pile of cards which are kept face down in the middle of the players and the cards which form the discard pile. Every player takes his turn picking cards and discarding a card in return. As this continue, eventually one of the players ends up making up the meld first and winning the jackpot. In case the game is a part of a tournament, the winner gets points, which are calculated at the end of the tournament.

While you are playing the game, remember that they most important part of the game is the discard pile. Keep an eye on the cards which are being …