Tag Archives: Virtual Boy

Ruminations on 3D

With the Nintendo 3DS fervor of late, does that mean the Virtual Boy wasn’t technically a failure, but a gadget before its time? Personally, I think the widely accepted answer to that question may be that the technology was poorly

Top 3 Nintendo libraries that need a 3DS overhaul

Of  all of the amazing 3DS demos Nintendo showed at E3, one of the most overlooked was a 3D port of the classic arcade shooter Xevious. It featured no new graphics or gameplay elements, levels, or power-ups – it was

Nintendo Virtual Boy named one of “50 worst inventions” by Time Magazine

Is the Nintendo Virtual Boy one of the worst inventions ever created by mankind? Probably not. But it makes for great fodder (and headache jokes), as brought to you by Time. Not to mention it was a miserable gaming failure:

Virtual Boy named “epic console failure” by Tom’s Hardware Guide

From the article: Even the greats like Nintendo are not immune from making horrible, horrible system choices. The Virtual Boy is probably the most ridiculous looking system on this list… To our friends reading this that may be prone to

Nintendo Download Update for 5/18: Majora’s Mask!

Watch out for even numbered milestones, because Nintendo has set and followed up on a precedent: the “250th Virtual Console” release saw us the much awaited Super Mario RPG, and this week’s “300th Virtual Console release” brings us The Legend

Lost cache of Virtual Boys unearthed in Dubai

I’m probably one of the few people who still owns a Virtual Boy. I’m also one of the few people who actually enjoys playing it. So, you can understand that today was like Christmas in September for me. Why? Some