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GB Studio is a drag and drop game creator for making Game Boy games.

It is designed to be usable by people with little to no previous programming knowledge using simple visual scripting but also provides multiple access points for advanced users to access the game engine's virtual machine (GBVM) and to directly modify game engine's C and SM83 assembly code through plugins.

You can generate ROM files that can be run in an emulator, on a web page or on real Game Boy hardware.


If you'd like to support the ongoing development of GB Studio check out the official Patreon account where you can see regular progress updates and sometimes get early access to beta releases.


You can get latest version of GB Studio from the download page and older releases are archived on GitHub.

This documentation is also available in PDF format.