Mar 04, 2019
The 1989 Nintendo Game Boy, a piece of our nostalgia. As a fun fact, the Game Boy and its successors have sold over 118 million units worldwide as of 2016. What if it was redesigned for today, what could it look like? Well YJ Yoon, an industrial designer based in San Francisco, California has shared on his Behance a delightful concept. Let's take a closer look! Based on its original user experience, YJ took a stab at its hardware by paying a tribute to the original classic design element instead of going completely in an unknown. One thing I love tough, there is a headphone jack!
Including a screen on the controller is the essential idea behind GAME BOY, initially electrifying players due to its new-found portability. The vertical layout of the console reflects how a human’s body is designed. Through technology developing, the new curved display allows for a more immersive experience, as the curve makes to fill more of the field of view.