Nintendo Tried it Once with Virtual Boy. 2nd Time a Success?
Years ago, Nintendo was way ahead of its time, trying out Virtual Reality with a game long since forgotten by many, but not all! It was called the Virtual Boy. Now it seems that Nintendo by just try another attempt at VR. The company has already confirmed that it is researching VR, but seemed to rule out the tech until it was at a point where it could be considered mainstream.
During a recent Q&A session with investors, Nintendo president Tatsumi Kimishima and legendary game designer Shigeru Miyamoto both made encouraging comments about VR and augmented reality technology. Kiwishima acknowledged that consumers were interested in VR, before confirming that Nintendo was researching it with “much interest”.