Some people cite the short lifespan of Nintendo's recent Wii U as proof it's biggest failure Nintendo has ever had. As popular as that meme is right now the shortest lifespan of a Nintendo console was a year and it was for the VirtualBoy. The VirtualBoy is a Nintendo console that was launched in 1995 with VR that only allowed games two use colors in red and black. The tech was pretty cool and I remember being impressed with it playing it in the stores but none of the games seemed so great I just had to have one and then it was off the market. The VirtualBoy is the perfect system for collectors as it can live on and be a unique footnote in gaming history.

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7ae537b6b7b7b09e68f52e76cdb8f0727f5cb270 full Will_Ball wrote on 03/07/2017 at 05:35pm
Ben Heck did a great breakdown and rebuild of the Virtual Boy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFwO6dXeYZs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au0ngUS-l5U
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