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Nintendo’s Labo: VR Kit is not Virtual Boy 2.0

Brian Heater
Nintendo’s Labo: VR Kit is not Virtual Boy 2.0

Nintendo’s 45 years in the video game industry is spotted with a few doozies, but none are more infamous than the Virtual Boy. The 1994 portable console was marketed as an early home entry into virtual reality, but in actual reality ended up being little more than a blood-red headache. Nintendo knew the comparisons to the doomed console would come fast and furiously when it launched its next VR venture, so the company took the time to get it just right.