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Virtual Boy

The Virtual Boy is a 32-bit tabletop portable video game console developed and manufactured by Nintendo.

DKC VB demo mockup

A mockup of the Donkey Kong Country Virtual Boy demo

Nothing is known about the Donkey Kong Country Virtual Boy demo, a short, side-scrolling, split-level demo with a jungle background with Donkey Kong walking/running/jumping and some rats (lifted from the Game Boy Battletoads game) running around him to test the capabilities of the Virtual Boy. The art was lifted from Donkey Kong Country which had already gone through some conversion for Donkey Kong Land. The proof-of-concept was misremembered as an attempt to port Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest to the Virtual Boy.[1]

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