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This Day in History: Nintendo’s Virtual Boy Launches

By August 21, 2013March 24th, 2020Newswires

By Sean Sporman

Nintendo is known as a company with massive video game successes, but in August of 1995, they launched what would end up being one of their biggest gaming failures.

Nintendo in the mid-90s had a trio of massive successes. The Nintendo Entertainment System was waning, but had come off a decade of domination of the market, the Game Boy portable system was a hit, and their latest system, the Super Nintendo was going toe-to-toe against the Sega Genesis.

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