The first attempt at a 3-D gaming console from Nintendo
was introduced in North America 20 years ago today. Sadly, it flopped pretty hard. There were only 22 Virtual Boy games
released in the United States before it was discontinued just over six months later.
I had one and I thought it was a lot of fun, but I also wasn't one of the suckers who paid $179.95 for it. I found it on clearance at Electronics Boutique
for $30 sometime in 1996, and I picked up a handful of games (both American and Japanese imports) for $5 each. My favorite games were Mario Tennis
(which came packed in), V-Tetris
, Vertical Force
and Wario Land