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ger TOTAL! 03/95
TOTAL! - Germany - 2 Pages
General info about the Virtual Boy's technology, specs, price are given in a report about the Winter CES '95.
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 09/95
Videogames - Germany - 3 Pages
General info about the Virtual Boy and short reviews of Panic Bomber, Red Alarm, Teleroboxer, Galactic Pinball and Mario's Tennis.
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! 10/95
TOTAL! - Great Britain - 4 Pages
A critical report at the VB launch and some reviews.
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 74 (07/95)
Nintendo Power - USA - 4 Pages
In this issue the Virtual Boy is mentioned two times, in the E3 report and then there is a first look at Virtual League Baseball with two proto screens.
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 83 (04/96)
Nintendo Power - USA - 3 Pages
Teleroboxer cheats as well as Dragon Hopper and Bound High previews!
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.
ger Mega Fun 09/95
Mega Fun - Germany - 3 Pages
A 2 page report about the Virtual Boy launch in Japan.
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 11/95
GamePro - USA - 2 Pages
Reviews of Red Alarm and Teleroboxer and photo sweepstakes searching for the craziest location to play VB. The disclaimer on the right side reads "This unit requires dry land to operate properly" by the way ;)
usa GamePro 08/95
GamePro - USA - 1 Page
Short report about the VB on E3 1995.
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 ;)
ger Super Pro 02/95
Super Pro - Germany - 2 Pages
Good Report from the presentation of the Virtual Boy on Shoshinkai 1994 with some interesting photos and info and crazy game ideas like Virtual Playboy or Virtual Shopping Mall ;)
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 03/95
Electronic Gaming Monthly - USA - 4 Pages
A cool article featuring Winter CES 1995. It contains super rare screenshots of VB Mario Land, the dolphin technical demo, Space Pinball...
usa Electronic Gaming Monthly 11/95
Electronic Gaming Monthly - USA - 5 Pages
Reports about the Virtual Day and the Panic Bomberman hologram, gossip and cheats for Red Alarm and Teleroboxer.
usa Electronic Gaming Monthly Video Game Preview Guide 1995
Electronic Gaming Monthly - USA - 3 Pages
An article about WCES '95.
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 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 10/95
MAN!AC - Germany - 3 Pages
Article from the launch of the VB. With the first reviews of the launch games.
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 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.
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.
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.
ita GamePower 10/95
GamePower - _COUNTRIES_ITA - 4 Pages
General VB article with some game reviews.
ukv Super Play 36 (10/95)
Super Play - Great Britain - 6 Pages
Review of the Virtual Boy and the launch games.
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.

Web

ukv 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.
ukv Games That Defined the Nintendo Virtual Boy
racketboy, 2006/02/08, Original
ukv IGN Retro "VB Revisited"
Patrick Kolan, IGN AU, 2008/01/14, Original
ukv NeXGam VB Special
Kai Richard, NeXGam, 2002/09/29