The Super Game Boy (スーパーゲームボーイ, Sūpā Gēmu Bōi?) is a 16-bit adapter cartridge for Nintendo's Super Nintendo Entertainment System, as well as the Super Famicom in Japan. It was the first Game Boy-based add-on to a Nintendo console. The Super Game Boy allows game cartridges designed for use on the Game Boy to be played on a TV display using the SNES/Super Famicom controllers. When it was released in 1994, the Super Game Boy sold for about $60 in the United States. In the United Kingdom, it retailed for £49.99 It is the precursor to the Game Boy Player on the Nintendo GameCube, which functioned in a similar manner.
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“In the game of love, the losers are more celebrated than the winners.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)
“By school age, many boys experience pressure to reveal inner feelings as humiliating. They think their mothers are saying to them, You must be hiding something shameful. And shucking clams is a snap compared to prying secrets out of a boy whos decided to clam up.”
—Ron Taffel (20th century)