The Virtual Boy And Other 3D Gaming Failures Throughout Time

With Sony releasing 3D-capable games for the PS3 and Nintendo readying its 3DS, it would seem the video game world is trying something new and innovative. Not so. As those with long memories of pathetic game products from the past will remember, the industry has danced with the third dimension for decades.

Game Informer rounds up gamedom’s trysts with 3D, cataloging misfire after ambitious misfire dating back to the 1980s. Think Virtual Boy, the SegaScope 3D and a host of games packaged with those headache-inducing, color-destroying red-and-blue glasses.

Gamers, what sort of 3D, if any, would you like to see invade your pastime?

A Look Back At 3D Console Gaming [Game Informer]