Theyre the same year as the blue ones, you can see andy woods sporin em in 'the game'. They were sold in europe mostly, but they were ugly and didnt go too well in the states. The groms are the same design, those didnt change.
'Computer games don't affect kids; I mean if Pac-Man affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in darkened rooms, munching magic pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.' -Kristian Wilson, Nintendo, Inc, 1989