What was your first Game Boy game?

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#51 Posted by lemon360 (1231 posts) -

tetris. my favorite gameboy game being super mario land 2
#52 Posted by Ossi (1279 posts) -


#53 Posted by mracoon (5089 posts) -


#54 Posted by FireBurger (1537 posts) -

I got the yellow Game Boy pocket for Christmas and it came with Donkey Kong Land III.

#55 Posted by Koukou (45 posts) -

The red one...

#56 Posted by eroticfishcake (7857 posts) -

Pokemon Red...which I found in field outside my house. Strange that considering I pretty much live in the country. Still works in fact as well. Judging by the responses here, it was probably nicked as well. My deepest condolences to you poor souls.

#57 Posted by TheGreatGuero (8882 posts) -


#58 Posted by the_stig (237 posts) -

Tetris, I played that game forever.  After that it is a toss up between Super Mario Land or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Fall of the Foot Clan.

#59 Posted by PartTimeNinja (362 posts) -

I didn't have an original Gameboy. But I did buy a blue Gameboy Pocket with a copy of Pokemon Blue back when it came out.

#60 Posted by Asurastrike (2257 posts) -


#61 Posted by Emandudeguyperson (2750 posts) -

Fucking awful F1 Championship...

#62 Posted by Breadfan (6803 posts) -
#63 Posted by masternater27 (934 posts) -
@JJOR64: Yeah, it's kind of a weird choice I suppose.  I got money for my Bday to go buy a GB pocket and a game, it was by far the most amount of money I'd ever seen in real life.  I had never actually played a Zelda game in those days either, so I'm not 100% sure what drew me to it, perhaps it was some Nintendo Power information.  I never really got that far into it, I've always been more of a console gamer, but I had absolutely no regrets about it, which is the exact opposite to how I feel right after spending that much money nowadays.  The bliss of being a child.  But yeah, it seems like a lot of these guys are a little bit younger than me, Link's Awakening is much before their time, didn't hop on the Gameboy train until Pokemon, which is the game that made me get a GBC, because I was absolutely obsessed with it and jealous of the people who got to see a slight tint of yellow on Pikachu. 
This turned into a long and rambling memoir, I apologize.
#64 Posted by JJOR64 (19587 posts) -
@masternater27: That's OK.  I'm not saying Link's Awakening is bad, it's actually a good game.
#65 Posted by HatKing (6565 posts) -

@digeratiX90 said:

"I had the original gameboy in red with kirby's dreamland. "


That was my first game too!  I had a clear gameboy pocket, though.  I think Poke'Mon Blue might have been my second game then again I don't really remember the games I had aside from the two of those.
#66 Posted by jonnyboy (2867 posts) -

I never owned a nes or snes, mostly cos there were late coming to the UK and fairly expensive. I did buy a Gameboy Colour when I started working at EB when I was 16, just to play GTA1. Also picked up a copy of Links Awakening DX. Didn't like it. Best game I ever owned was Metal Gear Solid For the GBC. That game was truly awesome. 

#67 Posted by Lies (3985 posts) -

Tetris, I think?
Dunno, tough to remember.

#68 Posted by Dr_Feelgood38 (1582 posts) -

Pokemon Red. That was such an amazing game.

#69 Posted by Diamond (8678 posts) -

Tetris, got my GB before Game Gear was even out.  Used my Gameboy brick until 1998, steadily, and I wasn't even gentle with it.  Slammed it, dropped it, licked my fingers and rubbed em on the screen to clean it off.  Never had to get it repaired once (although I had a flickering line on the bottom of the screen for most of those years).  Man that was an epic system.

#70 Posted by LiquidPrince (16533 posts) -


#71 Posted by dalin88 (27 posts) -

I play first game is C.S

#72 Posted by newfire (29 posts) -

I remember getting Mega Man along with my green game boy pocket for my 7th bday. Best present ever, even though I sucked at Mega Man and the game wasn't as awesome as the REAL Mega Man 1 for NES.

#73 Posted by JJWeatherman (14806 posts) -

Pokemon Red, and I actually got it with a purple Game Boy Color. Good times.

#74 Posted by PolygonSlayer (449 posts) -

Tom & Jerry. I got my GB as Links Awakening came out, but could not afford to buy it with my GB so I chose to get another game instead. I was bummed, but to be honest and even looking back at it now, the Tom & Jerry game on the GB isn't a terrible game. Mediocre perhaps, but not a bad game. Had a lot of fun with it :)

#75 Edited by Cloudenvy (5874 posts) -

Pokémon Blue. So much of my childhood went into that game.

#76 Posted by impartialgecko (1772 posts) -


#77 Posted by MyNiceIceLife (667 posts) -

pretty sure it was Tetris

#78 Posted by AndrewB (7782 posts) -

Necro threads can still be relevant!

I know for sure I got my original model Gameboy with Super Mario Land, but either at the same time or shortly after I had Pokemon Blue and I played it to deaaaath.

#79 Edited by Bell_End (1234 posts) -


i had a go on a Gameboy recently. man i had forgotten just how big it is and just how TERRIBLE the screen is. how did i put up with that.

the Gameboy Advance SP was the first Gameboy that was actually good.

#80 Posted by johnaze (78 posts) -

First game was Donkey Kong, which was so awesome!

#81 Posted by BSw (322 posts) -
#82 Posted by Domar_DK (48 posts) -

My first GB game was Gremlins 2. I actually really loved it, despite the fact it was very hard.

#83 Posted by buft (3409 posts) -

@Eirikr said:

Uh, Tetris!
#84 Posted by akeripper4 (166 posts) -

stand alone exluding tetris, kung fu masters

#85 Posted by byterunner (334 posts) -

pokemon, got as a kindergarten graduation present with my gameboy color.

it was manly given to me, so I would have something to do for the summer trip we took up to Canada the next day. Which worked. Got a red gbc with PKMN Red.

#86 Posted by SaFt (439 posts) -

Super Mario Land 3: Wario Land. God i love that game!

#87 Posted by cid798 (301 posts) -
#88 Posted by psylah (2274 posts) -

My first GB was a Color one, and my first game was Pokemans red.

#89 Posted by Captain_Felafel (1695 posts) -

The Lion King, which is what happens when your parents allow you to pick out one game and you've never heard of this "Pokemon" thing before. This was quickly remedied a month later, when I picked up Blue Version, but for that first month, it was all Lion King, all the time. *Shudder*

#90 Edited by J12088 (468 posts) -

Super mario land and super mario land 2. I got those two with the gameboy. Gameboy was orange. Later got donkey kong that came in a orange cartridge which was cool as hell.

#91 Posted by JackSukeru (6163 posts) -

@BSw said:

Yup, this one.

Good game.

#92 Posted by frankfartmouth (1048 posts) -

I had Super Mario Land and Tetris, but I don't remember which one I played first. I think it was Super Mario Land.

#93 Posted by TobbRobb (5254 posts) -

Considering this thread is ANCIENT, I've probably already said it. But, Pokemon Yellow.

#94 Posted by JonathanAshleyMoore (299 posts) -

Super Mario Land.

#95 Posted by Butano (1897 posts) -

Hmmm.....I think it was Mega Man: Dr Wily's Revenge or some Breakout clone whose name escapes me. Tetris would be another possibility, but I was like 3 or 4 at the time, so I don't remember specifics.

#96 Posted by MideonNViscera (2269 posts) -

Tetris. Also got some shitty Spider-Man game about Spider Slayers at the same time.

#97 Posted by ervonymous (1299 posts) -

I got a yellow GBC and Pokémon Yellow for Christmas. What a productive holiday that was.

#98 Posted by MegaMetaTurtle (419 posts) -

Kirby's Dreamland and The Real Ghostbusters :)

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