Virtual Boy Commercial

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Watch and witness how Nintendo tried to suck people into what was arguably one of their biggest flops. The soothing, semi-detached and slightly echo-y announcer’s voice was even then synonymous with “artificial intelligence.” (Thank you HAL 9000) And let’s face it, a person telling you something is cool is one thing, but if a computer or robot tells you it’s cool, then it must be true. So, if you’ve ever wondered how to market your own headache machine that will eventually become an industry joke and desktop novelty, now you know.

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