Born in the 80s? Then This Tribute To The Game Boy Camera Is A Must See!


Whether you love pixel art, are a fan of retro gaming or were born in the 80s, I highly recommend you’d have a look at Game Boy Camera Man — an Instagram account dedicated to the legendary Game Boy Camera!

The nostalgic account pays tribute to the forerunner of the digital camera that allowed you to take small, grainy photos with a resolution of a whopping 128×128 pixels.

As an 80s kid, I just love it! Take a look yourself:

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The Game Boy Camera was also one of the weirdest things to ever come out of the Nintendo factory, which is saying a lot. What made it downright bizarre were the creepy messages hidden inside. It came with a number of editing features, among which was a “Run” option. And any hapless kid who accidentally pressed this button from the menu, would see one of three creepy faces…

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… accompanied by the phrase “WHO ARE YOU RUNNING FROM?” and this sound. An experience that, no doubt, ruined many childhood’s, FOREVER…

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Here are the two other hidden faces that take Japan-creepy to a whole new level…

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