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Post by Luma Party on Wed May 15, 2013 8:31 am

This got Gunpei Yokoi fired.
I doubt anyone has it.
Have you ever played it?
I'm pretty sure it was just made to get sales before the N64 was released...


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Post by Marowak on Wed May 15, 2013 8:41 am

I don't have it, but I have played Mario Tennis on it when I went over to Nintendo Power before they closed down, my eyes aren't too sensitive, so when I played it I didn't think the black and red was too painful on the eyes.


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Post by Zero Revolution on Wed May 15, 2013 3:21 pm

Well, no, I haven't ever played it, and I certainly don't own it. I know it's been categorized as a failure, and seems to be quite terrible, however I do want to try it out sometime, it would be interesting. I don't actually know why they would make this anyway though, probably to get sales like Luma said...


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Post by Luma Party on Wed May 15, 2013 3:25 pm

^Apprently they made this for people who were getting bored of the NES and SNES, so they could have something with 2 years to go before the N64 was released.


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Post by Zero Revolution on Wed May 15, 2013 3:44 pm

Where did you find that out? I've never played this like I said, but I think an NES or SNES would be a lot cooler and better than this. I think people could've waited for the N64...


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Post by Gameguy1996 on Wed May 15, 2013 7:03 pm

I never played the Virtual Boy.
However I would like to try it one day.


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Re: Virtual Boy

Post by Marowak on Wed May 15, 2013 8:31 pm

I don't know why they made it red and black, it would have been great if it wasn't, of early attempts at 3D.


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Post by Zero Revolution on Wed May 15, 2013 9:29 pm

The technology simply wasn't as good at the time, only allowing for monochromatic images with what they had done with it. Although I think if they had done more work on it, they could've actually done something that wasn't red...I know it seems annoying that way. Razz


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