Jelly Deals: Game Boy cart adapter for smartphones finally available to buy

A note from the editor: Jelly Deals is a deals site launched by our parent company, Gamer Network, with a mission to find the best bargains out there. Look out for the Jelly Deals roundup of reduced-price games and kit every Saturday on Eurogamer.

Way back in June this year, our own Tom Phillips pointed out the SmartBoy, from Hyperkin - a peripheral for Android phones that will let you play Game Boy and Game Boy Color cartridges on your phone, with a rather on-the-nose name. The SmartBoy goes as far as to add a physical D-pad alongside face buttons and a familiar shade of grey paint in order to evoke your childhood memories further.

Several months later, the time has come for the Hyperkin SmartBoy to be unleashed onto the world; it's now available to buy from a few different online retailers. If you happen to have a surplus of Game Boy games taking up space in some storage box somewhere, it may just be time to break them out once more.

Read more…