How to replace an original Game Boy shell
The Nintendo Game Boy was released in 1989. Millions of units sold to people worldwide before discontinuing in 2003.
After almost 30 years, many Game Boys show signs of deterioration. Improper storage can lead to sun damage, water damage, and even battery acid damage.
Nintendo no longer offers official support or replacement parts for the original Gameboy. You can find used and aftermarket replacement parts online.
In this guide, I’ll be updating a back-lit Game Boy with a yellow Play It Loud shell.
Note: If you have a Game Boy Color, check out this guide on how to change a Game Boy Color shell.
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