The staying power of Nintendo’s Game Boy is nothing short of amazing. In the almost 15 years since its release, many able competitors have tried to wedge their way into the portable gaming market with colorful systems more powerful and more colorful, only to fall hopelessly flat in the face of Nintendo’s slow-to-change juggernaut.

Yet despite the unequal success of the system in all its numerous iterations, one problem has remained: The Game Boy’s screen has remained incredibly hard to see. People have tried to fix this problem with everything from ridiculous looking light attachments to personally installed internal lighting systems. Happily, the days of fumbling with unwieldy lights and messing with modification kits are over.

After 15 long years, Nintendo’s new Game Boy Advance SP (GBASP) has a built-in, front-lit screen.

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