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Having turned a passion for gaming into a career, Chris from 8bitAesthetics noticed a gap in the market back in 2011 and has since created a host of customised Gameboys and cartridges that he sells to customers from all over the world.

 

 

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⚠️NEW ITEM: Introducing the 6th release of our Artist Series: Pikachu backlit Gameboy Color with original artwork by @jackies_gaming_art !🎨💫 . UV Printing by @jellybellycustoms 🖨 Photos by @b_b_retro 📸 . Available for preorder NOW! . Link to shop in bio 👍 . . Coming soon: Kirby, Yoshi, Link, Suicune, Venusaur 😉 . . . . . . #gameboycolor #gameboy #nintendo #nintendogameboy #retrogaming #gaminglife #retro #suicune #pokemon #custom #customgameboy #gyarados #8bitaesthetics #pikachu #kirby #link #jackiesgamingart #jellybellycustoms #bbretro

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Starting from his hometown in Middletown, NY, Chris was browsing the web for a Gameboy and a copy of Pokemon he could play in his downtime. It was then that he discovered some original Gameboys with backlights installed, and he was instantly hooked. From then on he created his own and before he knew it had others asking, so he kept the ball rolling and it is now his full-time career.

 

 

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Triple threat 👻🎨💫 (link to shop in bio – worldwide shipping) . . . . . . . . . #gameboycolor #gameboy #nintendo #nintendogameboy #retrogaming #gaminglife #retro #pokemon #custom #customgameboy #pikachu #gengar #switch #igersnintendo #oldschoolgaming #retrogamers #8bitaesthetics

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Whilst working alone from the comfort of his own home, Chris has a small team of talented artists who have helped design many of the cases and prints he has to offer. There are lots of sick designs ranging from Rick and Morty, Mega Man, and Zelda to name a few.

 

 

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I’ve been meaning to swap out the lens in my personal gameboy since October, finally got around to doing it 😍 (link to shop in bio – worldwide shipping) . Hand painted artwork by @8bitpixeldust . . . . . . . . #rickandmorty #gameboycolor #nintendogameboy #nintendo #gameboy #retro #gameboylife #gameboymods #customgameboy #gaminglife #gaming #custom #8bitAesthetics

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Chris has big plans for the future and only hopes to grow the business with more designs and options for anyone interested, and has already come a long way since the beginning. Starting with Gameboy consoles, he is now customising Nintendo Switch Pro controllers, Gameboy Advance SP, and original NES consoles, but has said if he can take it apart and put it back together, he can most likely work some magic on it.

 

 

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Say hello to the JEWEL SERIES! We said we were going to bring the 🔥 in 2020 and here’s something we’re very excited about: Custom transparent game cartridge housings hand cast by @jellybellycustoms. Each cartridge is labeled by hand and has a genuine refurbished motherboard installed with a brand new save battery. These jewels are finished off with a high quality custom box w/insert & protective case. These games are the result of 4 months of hard work behind the scenes and we’re excited to finally get them in your hands. First run includes Pokemon Red, Pokemon Yellow, Pokemon Blue, and a custom Gengar themed glow in the dark cartridge featuring original artwork by @jackies_gaming_art . With the Gengar cartridge you choose which game you’d like installed (based on availability). Catch em while you can! (link to shop in bio – worldwide shipping) . . Shout out to @b_b_retro for the amazing photos, @canine2021 for label art, @rosecoloredgaming for the box printing, and Jade Lune (jadelune.com) for box art . . . . . . #pokemon #nintendo #gameboy #nintendo #gameboycolor #nintendogameboy #retrogaming #gaminglife #retro #pokemon #custom #customgameboy #pikachu #pokemonyellow #pokemonred #pokemonblue #gengar #charizard #blastoise #igersnintendo #oldschoolgaming #retrogamers #8bitaesthetics #jellybellycustoms

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Posted: August 9th, 2020 / Spotlight On, Tech & Gaming


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