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Nintendo Virtual Boy (1995-1996)

“See I’m a 21st Century Virtual Boy.” A look back at Nintendo’s notorious flop console of the mid-1990s, attempting to put the whole mess into perspective. Examines the history and hardware, a selection of games, and the sad reality of the market for “virtual reality” in 1995.

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Tiger Game.com (1997-2000)

“Catch a Game.com by the Tail.” The life and times of Tiger Electronics’ failed competitor to Nintendo’s Game Boy. Did it ever truly have a chance? Is Game.com Solitaire perhaps the loneliest game to ever exist?

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