Tagged With Virtual Boy

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As part of their prototype demonstrations during yesterday's press event, Sony showed off the Headman - a personal viewing device that looks a lot like a top-heavy version of Nintendo's old Virtual Boy. But unlike Nintendo's failed VR headset, the Headman prototype is like sitting in your own private HD cinema.

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Akihabara, Tokyo, October 2010. It’s true. You’re looking at an almost mint boxed and wrapped Nintendo Virtual Boy. Oh how I want it! Sadly it wont fit in my carry on or checked luggage. But how sweet it is. I hankered for one of these when they first came to light around 1994. Back then the idea of putting on goggles that threw you into a surreal 3D virtual world was awesomely amazing, even if it was only a monochrome display that had the tendency to make the user seriously nauseous.