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Virtual Boy blowing up in UAE

Want even more proof that everything Nintendo touches turns to gold? There's a new hot, impossible-to-find toy in the United Arab Emirates, and it's ... the Virtual Boy. That's right, even Nintendo's poorly conceived, poorly executed leavings are fly...

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Oculus Rift already has a Virtual Boy emulator

While the Oculus Rift is currently the world's great hope for a future lived inside digital spaces, it's not the first stereoscopic box developers have asked us to cram our faces into. For most of us, that honor goes to Nintendo's Virtual Boy, hera...

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Flashboy Plus breathes life into Virtual Boy (yes, you red that right)

We apologize that we can't deliver this post to you in glorious red monochrome 3D. Unfortunately, that technology hasn't been invented yet and hopefully never will be. So here in boring old 2D, we bring you news that Nintendo's unloved offspring, th...

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Time ranks Virtual Boy, Farmville among top 50 worst inventions

We rarely, if ever, write rebuttals to stories posted on the esteemed, list-friendly publication known as Time, but we've got more than a few bones to pick with its recently posted "50 Worst Inventions" list. Around every turn, the list seems to get...

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Lost Virtual Boy game NikoChan Battle found and being re-released

Planet Virtual Boy forum users stumbled on a copy of the unreleased Faceball game for Virtual Boy. Known as NikoChan Battle in Japan, iterations of the game were published on a number of platforms by Bullet-Proof Software, including Game Boy and SN...

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Oculus DK1 source now open to all

The source code used to build the Oculus Rift DK1 is now open and available to everyone interested in tinkering with what is arguably the most famous virtual reality device since Nintendo's Virtual Boy. This means that, regardless of whether or not ...

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Today's most changing video: Wii transform

Check out the full on transforming antics of the different Nintendo systems through the ages. We'd love to see Optimus Prime try this out. Where is version 2.0 with all the different handhelds? We mean you too, Virtual Boy....

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This guy wants $164,000 for his gigantic video game collection

Do you have $164,000 handy? If so, you can snag nearly every retro console game since the beginning of the NES era. Ebay seller "reel.big.fish," also known as Nintendo Twizer, is selling a positively massive collection of games and consoles, spannin...

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Today's most failure-prone video: Console duds

In today's video pick, GameTrailers counts down its list of the top ten console failures, including the Jaguar, Virtual Boy, and 3DO. We were tortured by watching footage of these console failures, yet we couldn't turn away, wishing that the hardware...

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That Mario made of paper and how he makes us laugh

MTV's Stephen Totilo got the chance to chat with Nintendo of America writer Erik Peterson, who's had his work cut out for him with the release of Super Paper Mario. While Peterson explains that most of the work was done for him, as the Japanese devel...

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N-Gage: Nokia offers Snakes for free…

As if anyone would pay for it.  Bottom line, Nokia's gotten desperate, and also foolish.  "Snakes" isn't going to save the N-Gage from lying six feet deep next to the Virtual Boy, but the advertising campaign would have you believing oth...

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CES: Nintendo eyes eMagin's VR visor

eMagin has attracted Nintendo's attention with its Z800 3D Visor, which shares some resemblance to the infamous Virtual Boy. In fact, Nintendo has already purchased a number of the Z800 units, perhaps foreshadowing the Revolution's VR destiny. Adding...

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Retro consoles torn apart, ancient innards exposed

If you want to see just how far game consoles have come over the last few decades, check out iFixit's teardown of the Atari 2600. As you can see, there's not much to onetime king of home entertainment. Just look at how complex an iPhone 4 is in comp...

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Survey says: Virtual Console shaping up nicely

"Virtual console? That isn't anything like the Virtual Boy, is it?" As your spine and 20/20 vision will attest to, the Virtual Console and the Virtual Boy are thankfully very different things. For one thing, the Virtual Console actually liv...

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Nintendo tried 3D on GameCube and GBA

In a new Nintendo-organized roundtable discussion with the excitable Earthbound writer and all-around Japanese celebrity Shigesato Itoi, company president Satoru Iwata and Shigeru Miyamoto discuss how the 3DS came about, revealing Nintendo's long his...

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