List of best-selling Game Boy video games

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Game Boy and Game Boy Color games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies.

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Game Boy and Game Boy Color games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies
Title Copies sold
Tetris 35 million[1]
Pokémon Red and Blue 23.64 million approximately: 10.23 million in Japan,[2] 9.85 million in US,[3] 3.56 million in UK[4]
  • Pokémon Red (4.83 million in US,[3] 300,000 in UK)[4]
  • Pokémon Blue (5.02 million in US,[3] 300,000 in UK)[4]
Pokémon Gold and Silver 23 million;[5] 7.6 million in the US,[3] over 7 million in Japan,[6] 600,000 in the UK[4]
  • Pokémon Gold (at least 7.45 million: 3.75 million in the US,[3] 3.4 million in Japan,[2] 300,000 in the UK)[4]
  • Pokémon Silver (at least 7.66 million: 3.85 million in the US,[3] 3.51 million in Japan,[2] 300,000 in the UK)[4]
Super Mario Land 18.06 million[7][8]
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins 11.09 million[8][9]
Pokémon Yellow 8.86 million approximately: 5.1 million in US,[3] 3.16 million in Japan,[2] 600,000 in UK[10]
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening 6.05 million approximately: 3.83 million,[11] 2.22 million for the DX version[11]
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages 3.965 million[11]
The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons 3.964 million[11]
Pokémon Crystal 3.85 million approximately: 2.1 million in Japan,[2] 1.65 million in US,[3] 100,000 in UK[12]
Pokémon Trading Card Game 3 million approximately: 1.51 million in US,[3] 1.39 million in Japan,[2] 100,000 in UK[12]
Super Mario Bros. Deluxe 2.8 million in US[3]
Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Monsters IV: Strongest Duel Record 2.5 million in Japan[2]
Dragon Warrior Monsters 2.41 million approximately; 2.35 million in Japan,[2][13] 60,000 in the US[14]
Dr. Mario 2.08 million in Japan[2]
Yu-Gi-Oh: Duel Monsters 1.6 million in Japan[2]
Dragon Warrior Monsters 2 1.593 million in Japan[13][15]
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 1.59 million in Japan[2]
Kirby's Dream Land 2 1.49 million in Japan[2]
Tamagotchi 1.451 million in Japan[2]
Tamagotchi 2 1.45 million in Japan[2]
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters II: Dark Duel Stories 1.449 million in Japan[2]
Duck Tales 1.43 million[16]
Yakuman 1.28 million in Japan[2]
Pokémon Pinball 1.22 million approximately: 1.02 million in Japan,[2] 200,000 in UK[17]
Kirby's Pinball Land 1.13 million in Japan[2]
Mahjong 1.12 million in Japan[2]
The Final Fantasy Legend 1.1 million in Japan;[2] 1.37 million shipped[13]
Donkey Kong Country 1.08 million in Japan[2]
Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters III: Tri-Holygod Advent 1 million[18]

Total Game Boy and Game Boy Color games sold as of December 31, 2009: 501.11 million.[19]


References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Japan Platinum Game Chart". The Magic Box. Retrieved 2008-05-22. 
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  7. ^ "The History of Mario". IGN. 1996-09-30. Retrieved 2009-08-06. 
  8. ^ a b "Mario Sales Data". 
  9. ^ "Mario Sales Data". Gamecubicle. Retrieved 2006-02-10. 
  10. ^ "ELSPA Sales Awards: Double Platinum". Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association. Retrieved 2009-01-18. 
  11. ^ a b c d Rob Parton (2004-03-31). "Xenogears vs. Tetris". RPGamer. Retrieved 2006-11-26. 
  12. ^ a b "ELSPA Sales Awards: Silver". Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association. Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  13. ^ a b c "February 2, 2004 - February 4, 2004" (PDF). Square Enix. 2004-02-09. p. 27. Retrieved 2008-11-30. 
  14. ^ Stahn Mahn (April 3, 2000). "Sakura Con 2000 Enix Report". RPGFan.com. Retrieved 2009-01-11. 
  15. ^ "Million sellers chart". Japan Game Charts. 2008-05-17. Retrieved 2008-05-22. 
  16. ^ "Platinum Titles". Capcom. 2008-09-30. Archived from the original on 2008-07-14. Retrieved 2008-11-10. 
  17. ^ "ELSPA Sales Awards: Gold". Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association. Retrieved 2009-02-03. 
  18. ^ "KONAMI CORP - KNM Report of Foreign Issuer (6-K) FORM 6-K". Konami. 2003-05-22. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  19. ^ "Consolidated Sales Transition by Region" (PDF). Nintendo. 2010-01-27. Archived from the original on 2010-02-14. Retrieved 2010-02-14.