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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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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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At Shoshinkai 1994, Nintendo demonstrated their then-upcoming console, the Virtual Boy. To demonstrate its stereoscopic 3D effects, they made '''a brief demo''' featuring one of their most recognizable characters, Mario.
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==Content==
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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> The demo was also apparently hard coded onto the Virtual Boy prototypes.
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==Gallery==
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{{#ev:youtube|https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odall6Jhd24|320x240|center|Footage of the demo|frame}}
 
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Revision as of 23:49, 8 September 2016

Mario Demo.png

Screenshot of the demo.

Status: Lost

At Shoshinkai 1994, Nintendo demonstrated their then-upcoming console, the Virtual Boy. To demonstrate its stereoscopic 3D effects, they made a brief demo featuring one of their most recognizable characters, Mario.

Content

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] The demo was also apparently hard coded onto the Virtual Boy prototypes.

Gallery

Footage of the demo

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.