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This article was published on February 27, 2014


    Playable Game Boy costume turns you into a playable game boy

    Playable Game Boy costume turns you into a playable game boy
    Emil Protalinski
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    Emil Protalinski

    Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

    There are costumes, there are cosplays, and there are playable cosplays. Introducing the Game Boy cosplay, powered by a Raspberry Pi. Not only does it let anyone play Game Boy games on your person, but they can swap cartridges to switch games, just like on the real thing:

    This video, which was only uploaded earlier this week, notes in the description that it’s a clip “of my friend.” The only previous information about this cosplay was a picture, apparently taken by the same person who uploaded it to YouTube, submitted to Reddit back in August. If you have any more information about the people behind the project, or how it works exactly, do get in touch.

    Image Credit: Reddit