Nintendo launched its state-of-the-art (for its time) handheld gaming apparatus back in 1989. It was a cassette based system. Its first game was Tetris and people bought Tetris, Gargoyle’s Quest, Metroid II: Return of Samus, The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening, and Kirby’s Dream Land 2 the most. Unique accessories to this gaming system included: the Game Boy Camera, the Game Boy Pocket Sonar, the Game Boy Printer, the Game Link Cable that allowed multiple Game Boys to connect for multiplayer use, the e-Reader, and the Super Game Boy Adapter that allowed users to play Game Boy games on the Super Nintendo gaming console.

Here are top Game Boy Emulators accessible for Unix:

#1 – KiGB (Version 03/04/2005)

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The best Game Boy emulator out there for Linux/Unix.

Download the KiGB Emulator for Linux/Unix

#2 – gnuboy (Version 12/07/2001)

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A bit of an older emulator, but it still has decent speed and game compatibility.

Download the gnuboy Emulator for Linux/Unix

#3 – Boycott

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This is a Linux/Unix port of one of the best multi-platform Game Boy emulators out there.

Download the Boycott Emulator for Linux/Unix

The Nintendo Gameboy was an awesome and totally rad gaming system that really blew all of our socks off. Many of us can remember getting one of these big (by today’s standards) and clunky monochrome gaming system. It was such a step up from those little Tiger handheld games because you could change the cartridge and have a completely different game and experience.

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