Game Boy iPhone Case Brings Retro Gaming To iOS

Game Boy iPhone Case
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For many of us, the Nintendo Game Boy was our first handheld system. With cutting edge technology for its time, it brought the magic of video games into a portable device that allowed us to take our favorite games on the road. With Mario, Zelda, and a plethora of other top titles, it was easy to spend countless hours exploring these new virtual worlds. Video games have come a long way since their humble beginnings, but for those who would like to relive the glory days there is now a Nintendo Game Boy iPhone case that allows you to turn your smartphone into a retro gaming device.

While there are a number of retro video games that have released as ports on iPhone and Android, there’s something to be said for a physical iPhone case that brings the magic of the Game Boy into a tactile and modern device. With an excellent battery life that surpasses that of the original model, it’s now possible to experience your favorite titles all over again in a format that gives gamers an updated experience while retaining that old school charm.

Wanle Cases is aiming to recapture the magic of the original Game Boy with an iPhone case that works on all models ranging from the iPhone 6 to the iPhone X. The Wanle Gamers Console for iPhone is a simple case that snaps onto the rear of your phone and comes pre-loaded with ten games. Featuring the familiar control layout we all loved as kids, it’s easier than ever before to jump back into the action and rekindle your love for all things Nintendo using a novel new Game Boy iPhone case.

The retro games included with the new Game Boy iPhone case include the classics we all know and love sub as Tetris, Formula One Racing, Snake and Block, and many others. One thing that’s currently unclear regarding this high-tech iPhone case is whether you will be limited to the initial ten games or if you can download more later, but either way it definitely seems worth the buy if you’re looking to rediscover video games from the beginning of handheld devices.

While you may be itching to get your hands on the Game Boy iPhone case, it doesn’t exactly come cheap. Priced at $79.95, it’s certainly a bit of an investment. However, considering the fact that it stands to offer hours of enjoyment for the life of your iPhone it’s probably worth the price. As of the time of this publication, the iPhone case is actually available for just $24.95 from the Wanle website at That’s definitely a steal for a Game Boy iPhone case that offers a retro gaming experience without blocking the use of your regular phone functions.

While retro gaming may not be for everyone – especially those looking for the latest and greatest in graphics – systems like the Game Boy hold a special place in many a gamer’s heart. For a discounted price of under $25, it may be worth picking up the product in order to dive back in to age-old classics that have stood the test of time.