TOTAL! 04/95TOTAL! - Germany - 1 PageSpecs, first games and first pics are given in a little newsbox. TOTAL! 07/95TOTAL! - Germany - 4 PagesThis issue's E3 report features info about the coming Virtual Boy release. Also contains an interview with NoE manager Werner Rudolph. TOTAL! 09/95TOTAL! - Germany - 3 PagesA report about the Ultra64 and the Virtual Boy featuring beta screens, a releaselist, an illustration, proto-pics and lots of facts and dates. A racing-game called "Virtual Formula" which is said to feature "extremely flowing 3d-effects" is mentioned! TOTAL! 10/95TOTAL! - Germany - 1 PageDue to the Virtual Boy's US release all the games are introduced shortly. TOTAL! 10/96TOTAL! - Germany - 4 PagesThe biggest VB-related article in the german Total!. Nintendo's mistakes are pointed out and it has screenshots of most games. Videogames 01/95Videogames - Germany - 2 PagesA short retrospect to Shoshinkai '94, where the Virtual Boy was shown the first time ever. Videogames 03/95Videogames - Germany - 1 PageA show report from the Winter CES '95. Only 1 page but a Mario Kart-like game is mentioned. Videogames 07/95Videogames - Germany - 3 PagesShortly before the US launch general information about the Virtual Boy is given. With proto screens and a pic of the E3 Red Alarm prototype! Videogames 12/95Videogames - Germany - 1 PageA 1/2 page Mario Clash preview with some beta screens. TOTAL! 01/95TOTAL! - Great Britain - 1 PageA bit more detailed report from Shoshinkai '94 with cool pics! TOTAL! 02/95TOTAL! - Great Britain - 2 Pages A preview with descriptions of the hardware, the first games as well as specs. TOTAL! 03/95TOTAL! - Great Britain - 1 PageA show report from CES '95 with descriptions of the first games including great pics. TOTAL! 07/95TOTAL! - Great Britain - 2 PagesNews from E3 '95 with info and logos of the launch games. TOTAL! 05/96TOTAL! - Great Britain - 4 PagesDescriptions of the released and unreleased US games. Nintendo Power 73 (06/95)Nintendo Power - USA - 6 PagesA review about the launch of the Virtual Boy. it has interesting VB Mario Land pics and all (at that time) known details. Nintendo Power 75 (08/95)Nintendo Power - USA - 27 PagesVery extensive Virtual Boy article. On 20+ pages you can learn everything about hard- and software. This issue also has Virtual Boy trading cards on the back. Nintendo Power 82 (03/96)Nintendo Power - USA - 13 Pages3D Tetris review, Red Alarm cheats plus an overview of all released games. Mega Fun 01/95Mega Fun - Germany - 2 PagesA first view on the Virtual Boy. Mega Fun 03/95Mega Fun - Germany - 2 PagesThe VB part of the Winter CES '95 report. Mega Fun 07/95Mega Fun - Germany - 1 PageThe small VB part of the E3 '95 report. GamePro 09/95GamePro - USA - 2 PagesA cool report introducing the Virtual Boy plus a first look at the launch games. GamePro 03/96GamePro - USA - 1 PageShort reviews of VB Wario Land, Mario Clash, Virtual League Baseball and Panic Bomber. GamePro 08/95GamePro - USA - 1 PageShort report about the VB on E3 1995. Club Nintendo 01/95Club Nintendo - Germany - 1 PageA short article that presents the Virtual Boy to the german Nintendo fans for the first time. Club Nintendo 02/95Club Nintendo - Germany - 1 PageA short article about the Virtual Boy's presentation at CES '95. Next Generation 08/95Next Generation - USA - 1 PageA VB review with high expectations, as you can read in the text. Next Generation 09/95Next Generation - USA - 1 PageReviews of some Virtual Boy games. Very mysterious ratings, though ;) Electronic Gaming Monthly 2 07/95Electronic Gaming Monthly 2 - USA - 2 PagesA 2-sided article with all the Virtual Boy information known at that time, like launch, price, technique, games and so on. On the second side there's a very interesting article about the promotion for the launch of the Virtual Boy, which was a collaboration of Nintendo, NBC and Blockbuster. Virtual Boy renting at Blockbuster, sweepstakes and a TV commercial are mentioned. MAN!AC 03/95MAN!AC - Germany - 2 PagesA short article from the Winter CES '95 MAN!AC 07/95MAN!AC - Germany - 1 PageShort article about the E3 '95, with a release list, which lists a Coconuts game called "War Simulation"... MAN!AC 03/96MAN!AC - Germany - 1 PageArticle about Mario Clash and VB Wario Land. It has a release list which says that Shin Nihon was released! Nintendo Fun Vision 03/95Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 2 PagesReport about the CES in Las Vegas with info about all games and about the techniques of the Virtual Boy. Nintendo Fun Vision 06/95Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 1 PageShort report about the Game Expo '95 and "Consumer Software Group". Nintendo Fun Vision 07/95Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 1 PageIn their E3 1995 report, the Fun Vision gives some info about the VB. Nintendo Fun Vision 01/96Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 2 PagesA preview of Shoshinkai '95 with info about Wario's Cruise and Mario Clash Big.N 07-08/00Big.N - Germany - 6 PagesVirtual Boy's history. The only VB-related article ever in the Big.N magazine. Nintendo Magazine 09/95Nintendo Magazine - Australia - 2 PagesOn 2 pages filled with screenshots most of the coming VB-games are presented. Famitsu VB Tsushin (バーチャルボーイ通信)Famitsu - Japan - 100 PagesEven before the Virtual Boy was launched in Japan, the most famous japanese gaming magazine Weekly Famitsu (formerly Famitsu Tsushin), brought out this one and only issue of Virtual Boy Tsushin, a 100 pages VB magazine with reports about upcoming games and technical issues, interviews and much more. Tips & Tricks 02/03Tips & Tricks - USA - 1 PageA listing of all Virtual Boy releases with their rarity. VB Guide 2 (バーチャルボーイ追悼記念ガイドブック （改訂版）)VB Guide - Japan - 28 PagesA 28 page black/white VB guide also known as "VB Fanzine". It was developed and published privately and released on 01/24/1998. Consol.AT 11/02Consol.AT - Austria - 2 PagesAn interesting and extensive retro article. 3D Virtual Boy Magazine (3D バーチャルボーイ MAGAZINE)3D Virtual Boy Magazine - Japan - 36 PagesIntroduction of VB software, interviews and 3D "cross-eye" images of VB games. It also has a stereogram on the cover. When you hold it very close to your eyes and stare right through it for a while, and then slowly take it away from your eyes, something like a large 3D-"V" becomes visible. GameFan Volume 3 Issue 11GameFan - USA - 1 PageReviews of Mario Clash, "Mario's Dream Tennis", Red Alarm, Teleroboxer, Galactic Pinball and Vertical Force. Ultimate Future Games ??/95Ultimate Future Games - Great Britain - 3 PagesGreat article with first impressions, technical details and first games from Shoshinkai '94, plus interesting info such as the planned shoulder harness. Videogames 09/95Videogames - USA - 5 PagesLarge article about the American launch of the Virtual Boy with game reviews as well as sweepstakes. Super Play 27 (01/95)Super Play - Great Britain - 1 Page1 paged teaser for full the Shoshinkai report in the next issue. Super Play 28 (02/95)Super Play - Great Britain - 4 PagesExtensive coverage of the revelation of the Virtual Boy at Shoshinkai '94. Unknown 2Unknown - ??? - 1 PageA short article about Mario games on the Virtual Boy.
Web Gamecube-Online.net VB Special
Dante, Gamecube-Online.net, 2003/12/19, OriginalVery nice and big article about the VB, it's games and homebrews, tech and history plus game reviews. Games That Defined the Nintendo Virtual Boy IGN Retro "VB Revisited" Patrick Kolan, IGN AU, 2008/01/14, Original NeXGam VB Special
Kai Richard, NeXGam, 2002/09/29 Nintendome VB Mega-Check
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