How to reel in the big ones using your Game Boy.
The Gaming Historian has a video analyzing the Pocket Sonar, a fishing accessory for the Game Boy that was released by Bandai for Japan.
This device lets you detect objects in water, includes a fish encyclopedia, and a fishing mini game. It’s a fascinating piece of gaming history that would make sense for fishers to use back in 1998 when it first released.
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Have you ever wanted to find fish with your Game Boy? Now you can with the Pocket Sonar! Released only in Japan in 1998, Bandai’s “Gyogun Tanchiki: Pocket Sonar”, aka Fish Finder: Pocket Sonar, hooked up to your Game Boy and contained a fish sonar, fish encyclopedia, and even a fishing mini-game! Learn all about this unique device on this episode of The Gaming Historian!