The Game Boy was the first portable system by Nintendo that used cartridges. It was released in Japan on April 21, 1989, and in North America on July 31, 1989.

Games for the Game Boy:
1993
Action-Adventure Game: Link washes up on a beach and needs to wake the Wind Fish to get off Koholint Island.

1992
Action Platform Game. Luke Skywalker traverses through the events of the 1977 film.
Platform Game. Mario recovers his stolen castle from Wario.

1991
Platform Game. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have to track down the Technodrome, then defeat Shredder and Krang.

1990
Platform Game. The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have to track down the Technodrome, then defeat Shredder and Krang.

1989
Platform Game. Mario travels to Sarasaland and rescues Princess Daisy from the alien Tatanga.