Nintendo Virtual Boy
Nintendo Virtual Boy

The The Nintendo Virtual Boy is a console that, using a twin eyeglass-style projector, could display games in "true 3-D" (though monochromatic, in this case black and red). It developed from an emerging cultural interest in virtual reality brought on by movies such as The Lawnmower Man and a number of popular arcade games. Released on August 14, 1995 in the USA and July 21, 1995 in Japan - at a price of around $180 USD - the Virtual Boy was regarded as little more than a novelty, and Nintendo discontinued it the following year.

The console was designed by Gunpei Yokoi, inventor of the Game & Watch and Game Boy handhelds. While compact and seemingly portable, Virtual Boy was not intended to replace the Game Boy in Nintendo's product line, as use of the system requires a steady surface, and completely blocks the player's peripheral vision.

Hype surrounding the device before its release included public musings by Nintendo that the device might resemble a gun set vertical, projecting a 3D image in the air above it. The actual device was considered a disappointment compared to this description when it arrived.

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