Game Boy Light

Game Boy Light
ゲームボーイライト Game Boy Light
Game Boy Light.png
A gold Game Boy Light
Release dates
Japan: April 14, 1998
North America: N/A
Europe: N/A
Australia: N/A
South Korea: N/A
China: N/A
Hong Kong: N/A
Taiwan: N/A
Technical specs
  • Holds 2 AAA batteries
  • Batteries last about 20 hours (light off) or 12 hours (light on)
  • Backlit
Related information
Console generation: Fourth generation
Pokémon generations: I, II
Console type: Handheld
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The Game Boy Light (Japanese: ゲームボーイライト Game Boy Light) is a handheld console produced by Nintendo that was only released in Japan. It is an improved model of the Game Boy Pocket, which in turn is an improved model of the Game Boy. Like all handheld consoles until the Nintendo DSi, it is not region encoded.

Pokémon games

Title Genre Release
Pokémon Red and Green Core series RPG 1996
Pokémon Blue Core series RPG 1996
Pokémon Red and Blue Core series RPG 1998
Pokémon Yellow Core series RPG 1998

Game Boy Color Pokémon games

Although designed for the Game Boy Color, these Pokémon games can also be played on the Game Boy Light.

Title Genre Release
Pokémon Trading Card Game Card game 1998
Pokémon Pinball Pinball 1999
Pokémon Gold and Silver Core series RPG 1999

Pokémon special editions


Game systems with Pokémon games
Nintendo handheld consoles
GB (Pocket · GBL · SGB · SGB2) • GBCminiGBA (SP · GBm · GBP)
DS (Lite · DSi · DSi XL) • 3DS (XL · 2DS · New 3DS · New 3DS XL · New 2DS XL)
Switch (Lite · OLED)
Nintendo home consoles
SNES (BS-X · SGB · NP · SGB2) • N64 (DD) • GCN (GBP)
Wii (Family Edition · mini) • Wii U
Switch (OLED)
Sega consoles