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ger TOTAL! 04/95
TOTAL! - Germany - 1 Page
Specs, first games and first pics are given in a little newsbox.
ger TOTAL! 07/95
TOTAL! - Germany - 4 Pages
This issue's E3 report features info about the coming Virtual Boy release. Also contains an interview with NoE manager Werner Rudolph.
ger TOTAL! 09/95
TOTAL! - Germany - 3 Pages
A 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!
ger TOTAL! 10/95
TOTAL! - Germany - 1 Page
Due to the Virtual Boy's US release all the games are introduced shortly.
ger TOTAL! 10/96
TOTAL! - Germany - 4 Pages
The biggest VB-related article in the german Total!. Nintendo's mistakes are pointed out and it has screenshots of most games.
ger Videogames 01/95
Videogames - Germany - 2 Pages
A short retrospect to Shoshinkai '94, where the Virtual Boy was shown the first time ever.
ger Videogames 03/95
Videogames - Germany - 1 Page
A show report from the Winter CES '95. Only 1 page but a Mario Kart-like game is mentioned.
ger Videogames 07/95
Videogames - Germany - 3 Pages
Shortly before the US launch general information about the Virtual Boy is given. With proto screens and a pic of the E3 Red Alarm prototype!
ger Videogames 12/95
Videogames - Germany - 1 Page
A 1/2 page Mario Clash preview with some beta screens.
ukv TOTAL! 01/95
TOTAL! - Great Britain - 1 Page
A bit more detailed report from Shoshinkai '94 with cool pics!
ukv TOTAL! 02/95
TOTAL! - Great Britain - 2 Pages
A preview with descriptions of the hardware, the first games as well as specs.
ukv TOTAL! 03/95
TOTAL! - Great Britain - 1 Page
A show report from CES '95 with descriptions of the first games including great pics.
ukv TOTAL! 07/95
TOTAL! - Great Britain - 2 Pages
News from E3 '95 with info and logos of the launch games.
ukv TOTAL! 05/96
TOTAL! - Great Britain - 4 Pages
Descriptions of the released and unreleased US games.
usa Nintendo Power 70 (03/95)
Nintendo Power - USA - 5 Pages
Info abouts WCES 95.
usa Nintendo Power 73 (06/95)
Nintendo Power - USA - 6 Pages
A review about the launch of the Virtual Boy. it has interesting VB Mario Land pics and all (at that time) known details.
usa Nintendo Power 75 (08/95)
Nintendo Power - USA - 27 Pages
Very 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.
usa Nintendo Power 82 (03/96)
Nintendo Power - USA - 13 Pages
3D Tetris review, Red Alarm cheats plus an overview of all released games.
usa Nintendo Power Top 5
Nintendo Power - USA - 9 Pages
The VB Top 5 from issues 78 to 88.
ger Mega Fun 01/95
Mega Fun - Germany - 2 Pages
A first view on the Virtual Boy.
ger Mega Fun 03/95
Mega Fun - Germany - 2 Pages
The VB part of the Winter CES '95 report.
ger Mega Fun 07/95
Mega Fun - Germany - 1 Page
The small VB part of the E3 '95 report.
usa GamePro 09/95
GamePro - USA - 2 Pages
A cool report introducing the Virtual Boy plus a first look at the launch games.
usa GamePro 03/96
GamePro - USA - 1 Page
Short reviews of VB Wario Land, Mario Clash, Virtual League Baseball and Panic Bomber.
usa GamePro 08/95
GamePro - USA - 1 Page
Short report about the VB on E3 1995.
ger Club Nintendo 01/95
Club Nintendo - Germany - 1 Page
A short article that presents the Virtual Boy to the german Nintendo fans for the first time.
ger Club Nintendo 02/95
Club Nintendo - Germany - 1 Page
A short article about the Virtual Boy's presentation at CES '95.
usa Next Generation 08/95
Next Generation - USA - 1 Page
A VB review with high expectations, as you can read in the text.
usa Next Generation 09/95
Next Generation - USA - 1 Page
Reviews of some Virtual Boy games. Very mysterious ratings, though ;)
ukv N64 Magazine 27 (04/99)
N64 Magazine - Great Britain - 1 Page
Reviews of some (rare) Virtual Boy games.
usa Electronic Gaming Monthly 01/95
Electronic Gaming Monthly - USA - 4 Pages
An article about Shoshinkai '94. A lot of cool pics included!
usa Electronic Gaming Monthly 01/96
Electronic Gaming Monthly - USA - 1 Page
A review of Mario Clash.
usa Electronic Gaming Monthly 2 07/95
Electronic Gaming Monthly 2 - USA - 2 Pages
A 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.
ger MAN!AC 03/95
MAN!AC - Germany - 2 Pages
A short article from the Winter CES '95
ger MAN!AC 07/95
MAN!AC - Germany - 1 Page
Short article about the E3 '95, with a release list, which lists a Coconuts game called "War Simulation"...
ger MAN!AC 03/96
MAN!AC - Germany - 1 Page
Article about Mario Clash and VB Wario Land. It has a release list which says that Shin Nihon was released!
ukv Edge Essential Hardware Guide 1996
Edge - Great Britain - 5 Pages
A Edge Special Edition.
ger Nintendo Fun Vision 03/95
Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 2 Pages
Report about the CES in Las Vegas with info about all games and about the techniques of the Virtual Boy.
ger Nintendo Fun Vision 06/95
Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 1 Page
Short report about the Game Expo '95 and "Consumer Software Group".
ger Nintendo Fun Vision 07/95
Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 1 Page
In their E3 1995 report, the Fun Vision gives some info about the VB.
ger Nintendo Fun Vision 01/96
Nintendo Fun Vision - Germany - 2 Pages
A preview of Shoshinkai '95 with info about Wario's Cruise and Mario Clash
ger Big.N 07-08/00
Big.N - Germany - 6 Pages
Virtual Boy's history. The only VB-related article ever in the Big.N magazine.
aus Nintendo Magazine 09/95
Nintendo Magazine - Australia - 2 Pages
On 2 pages filled with screenshots most of the coming VB-games are presented.
jpn Famitsu VB Tsushin (バーチャルボーイ通信)
Famitsu - Japan - 100 Pages
Even 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.
usa Tips & Tricks 02/03
Tips & Tricks - USA - 1 Page
A listing of all Virtual Boy releases with their rarity.
jpn 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 Pages
A 28 page black/white VB guide also known as "VB Fanzine". It was developed and published privately and released on 01/24/1998.
aut Consol.AT 11/02
Consol.AT - Austria - 2 Pages
An interesting and extensive retro article.
jpn 3D Virtual Boy Magazine (3D バーチャルボーイ MAGAZINE)
3D Virtual Boy Magazine - Japan - 36 Pages
Introduction 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.
usa Electronic Entertainment 11/95
Electronic Entertainment - USA - 1 Page
A review of the Virtual Boy system.
usa GameFan Volume 3 Issue 7
GameFan - USA - 6 Pages
A VB preview with a first look on the launch games!
usa GameFan Volume 3 Issue 11
GameFan - USA - 1 Page
Reviews of Mario Clash, "Mario's Dream Tennis", Red Alarm, Teleroboxer, Galactic Pinball and Vertical Force.
ger Play Time 02/95
Play Time - Germany - 1 Page
Report from Shoshinkai 1994.
ger Play Time 03/95
Play Time - Germany - 2 Pages
Report from WCES 1995.
ukv Ultimate Future Games ??/95
Ultimate Future Games - Great Britain - 3 Pages
Great article with first impressions, technical details and first games from Shoshinkai '94, plus interesting info such as the planned shoulder harness.
ger Mobile Gamer Ausgabe 6
Mobile Gamer - Germany - 2 Pages
usa Videogames 09/95
Videogames - USA - 5 Pages
Large article about the American launch of the Virtual Boy with game reviews as well as sweepstakes.
ukv Super Play 27 (01/95)
Super Play - Great Britain - 1 Page
1 paged teaser for full the Shoshinkai report in the next issue.
ukv Super Play 28 (02/95)
Super Play - Great Britain - 4 Pages
Extensive coverage of the revelation of the Virtual Boy at Shoshinkai '94.
ukv Official Nintendo Magazine 01/10
Official Nintendo Magazine - Great Britain - 6 Pages
Long and good looking article, but sadly it spreads some misinformation.
zzz Unknown 2
Unknown - ??? - 1 Page
A short article about Mario games on the Virtual Boy.

Web

zzz Gamecube-Online.net VB Special
Dante, Gamecube-Online.net, 2003/12/19, Original
Very nice and big article about the VB, it's games and homebrews, tech and history plus game reviews.
zzz Games That Defined the Nintendo Virtual Boy
racketboy, 2006/02/08, Original
zzz IGN Retro "VB Revisited"
Patrick Kolan, IGN AU, 2008/01/14, Original
zzz NeXGam VB Special
Kai Richard, NeXGam, 2002/09/29
zzz Nintendome VB Mega-Check
Christoph, Nintendome.de, 2003/09/26