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Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/13 21:54
Virtual Freak
Joined 2013/1/25
USA
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Long Time User (6 Years) 20+ Game Ratings
I was thinking about making a list of games that are not on Virtual Boy, but related to the Virtual Boy in some way. Also, the games should be released relatively around the time of the Virtual Boy. This is what I have so far:

Game Boy:
Chalvo 55
Faceball 2000
Wario Land series - RetroDan
Waterworld (PAL Exclusive) - Splain

Genesis:
Blockout - Camera

SNES:
Waterworld (PAL Exclusive)

Super Famicom:
Panic Bomber(Japan Exclusive) - Camera

PC Engine:
Panic Bomber(Japan Exclusive) - Camera

PC:
Welltris - SpectreVR

N64:
Mario Tennis - RetroDan

PlayStation 1:
Jockey Zero - Benjamin Stevens (Also referenced in this article that "The developers later used some of the game's mechanics in the PS1 game Jockey Zero": https://lostmediawiki.com/Virtual_Jockey_(lost_build_of_unreleased_Virtual_Boy_game;_1996) )

Geom Cube - Camera

Various systems:
SD Gundam Series, many installments - RetroDan



Games that Reference VB:

Mutant Mudds - 3DS: Red and black hidden level, in 3D as well -jrronimo

Nintendo Labo - JoePassive

Retro City Rampage - Various Platforms. Virtual Super Meat Boy Stage - Lester Knight

WarioWare - Mario Clash micro-game

What else would belong here?
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#2
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/13 23:08
Nintendoid!
Joined 2016/7/21
160 Posts
Long Time User (3 Years)
Super Mario Land III

The SD Gundam series of games.

The Mario Tennis "games".
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#3
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/14 4:51
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Joined 2011/4/27
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Jockey Zero for Playstation seems to be Right Stuff's commercial release for what was originally going to be Virtual Jockey on Virtual Boy.
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Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/19 0:36
Virtual Freak
Joined 1/27
USA
91 Posts
Jack Bros is a shin megami tensei title which has been on Nintendo hardware in Japan since the Famicom and has been since though also on Sony and others since too.

Space Invaders in Japan is kind of self explanatory as it has been ported to anything with a chip and display.
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#5
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/19 6:11
VB Gamer
Joined 2007/9/26
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Panic Bomber was release on other systems as well (PC Engine, Super Famicom, and a few others).

3-D Tetris is similar to Blockout and Geom Cube.
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#6
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/19 7:08
Virtual Freak
Joined 1/27
USA
91 Posts
Good point. I never really bothered with the game on my VB back in the 90s as I had Panic Bomber on J-SCD for the Duo, and most recently until I sold it on a Neo Geo MVS cart. Now I just have the VB release which despite the lack of many colors I find better on this anyway.

And yeah 3D Tetris is like that 3D blockout game from like 30-35 years ago. Even the Tetris company had their own kind of a play on it too Welltris though that fell down the sides and wasn't a 3D floating block to the center. So that one would be like the father in design since the next logical step would not be the wall on a well but 3D blocks within it instead.


Golf on the VB I forgot to note, T&E Soft made it, and that game is just them again re-using their game golf engine that they have used 3x on the SNES (Waialae Golf, Pebble Beach, and Wicked 13 Golf) and also again Waialae Golf for N64 and 2 more only in Japan around Augusta. Each uses the same engine and they're all unofficially as such part of the same series.

And Vertical Force, never really see it come up, but you have to be blind not to notice that it's designed just like the original Star Soldier game also by Hudson. Both vertical shooters, both of them have your fighter play on 2 playing fields high and low, and with kind of similar weaponry and ship designs too for the franchise (of star soldier.)
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#7
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/19 18:34
Virtual Freak
Joined 2017/9/15
67 Posts
Long Time User (2 Years)
Game Boy also had a PAL-only Waterworld release, but it's more like the SNES game than the VB game.
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#8
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/25 20:17
VUE(xpert)
Joined 2005/9/17
USA
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If you're willing to expand this list to "Games that reference VB in some way", then you should add Mutant Mudds -- there's a really great red and black hidden level. If you play it on a 3DS it's even in 3D! :D
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#9
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/27 2:36
PVB Elite
Joined 2011/3/10
USA
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I like this list idea, however, I feel that I should point out that you will not be able to edit the 1st post forever. Eventually this thread will be a collection of posts, without a central list.

With that said...

Retro City Rampage has the Virtual Meat Boy stage.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ISiWPk2W7s
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#10
Re: Non VB VB-related games
Posted on: 4/27 2:54
Virtual Freak
Joined 2015/5/7
77 Posts
Long Time User (4 Years)
The Nintendo Labo VR is VB related....i'll let y'all see by yourself :P (not just the concept)
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