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At Shoshinkai 1994, Nintendo demonstrated their upcoming video game console, the Virtual Boy. To demonstrate its stereoscopic 3D effects, they made a brief demo featuring their most recognized character, Mario. A rendered image of Mario appeared under the Virtual Boy logo, and then the logo flew towards the viewer letter by letter.<ref>[http://www.mariowiki.com/Mario_Demo Mario Demo at Super Mario Wiki.] Retrieved 20 October '15.</ref><ref>[http://www.planetvb.com/modules/games/?t003g Mario Demo at Planet Virtual Boy.] Retrieved 20 October '15.</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odall6Jhd24 Mario Demo at YouTube.] Retrieved 20 October '15.</ref>
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At Shoshinkai 1994, Nintendo demonstrated their upcoming video game console, the Virtual Boy. To demonstrate its stereoscopic 3D effects, they made '''a brief demo featuring their most recognized character, Mario'''. A rendered image of Mario appeared under the Virtual Boy logo, and then the logo flew towards the viewer letter by letter.<ref>[http://www.mariowiki.com/Mario_Demo Mario Demo at Super Mario Wiki.] Retrieved 20 October '15.</ref><ref>[http://www.planetvb.com/modules/games/?t003g Mario Demo at Planet Virtual Boy.] Retrieved 20 October '15.</ref><ref>[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odall6Jhd24 Mario Demo at YouTube.] Retrieved 20 October '15.</ref>
  
 
It is unknown if this demo was on a cartridge or programmed into the prototype console. Regardless, the demo has not resurfaced.
 
It is unknown if this demo was on a cartridge or programmed into the prototype console. Regardless, the demo has not resurfaced.

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Screenshot of the demo.

At Shoshinkai 1994, Nintendo demonstrated their upcoming video game console, the Virtual Boy. To demonstrate its stereoscopic 3D effects, they made a brief demo featuring their most recognized character, Mario. A rendered image of Mario appeared under the Virtual Boy logo, and then the logo flew towards the viewer letter by letter.[1][2][3]

It is unknown if this demo was on a cartridge or programmed into the prototype console. Regardless, the demo has not resurfaced.

References

  1. Mario Demo at Super Mario Wiki. Retrieved 20 October '15.
  2. Mario Demo at Planet Virtual Boy. Retrieved 20 October '15.
  3. Mario Demo at YouTube. Retrieved 20 October '15.