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Screenshot: This Does Not Compute/YouTube Each iteration of the Game Boy brought something new to the table. The original made you feel like you had a true NES on the go; the Game Boy Color introduced 32,000 colors to mobile Nintendo gaming; and the Game Boy Advance improved upon both, combining great (for the time) graphics with a new aspect ratio and shoulder buttons to boot. However, no device was perfect. Chief among the issues for many gamers was the lack of a backlit display. The Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance all omitted this option, meaning games had to be viewed under an external light source in order to be enjoyed. Even then, it wasn’t ideal, and certainly wasn’t the way most of us wanted to play. The only ones who seemed to like it were third-party companies, since they made a killing on Game Boy light accessories. It wouldn’t be until the Game Boy Advance SP that mobile Nintendo games would finally have their own light source, but even that came with complications. Nintendo originally released the SP with a front-lit display, which was miles better than the screens on other Game Boys, but didn’t look nearly as nice as the backlit option they later offered with the AGS-101 model. But I digress. Backlighting might’ve been the biggest issue with the Game Boys, but there’s plenty of room for improvement in 2022. You know those built-in speakers aren’t holding up, and the lack of […]