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The Creator/TigerElectronics R-Zone is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.

The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' a screen in the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified UsefulNotes/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Franchise/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.

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The Creator/TigerElectronics R-Zone '''Creator/TigerElectronics R-Zone''' is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.

The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... itself; the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' a screen in the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified UsefulNotes/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Franchise/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', ''Franchise/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.


The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' a screen in the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified UsefulNotes/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.

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The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' a screen in the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified UsefulNotes/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', ''Franchise/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.


The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]] (at least until he reviewed the Creator/{{LJN|Toys}} UsefulNotes/VideoArt machine, depending on whether a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of UsefulNotes/MSPaint can be considered a console). So it has that going for it, at least.

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The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]] (at least until he reviewed the Creator/{{LJN|Toys}} UsefulNotes/VideoArt machine, depending on whether a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of UsefulNotes/MSPaint can be considered a console). So it has that going for it, at least.least.
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The [[Creator/TigerElectronics Tiger]] R-Zone is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.

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The [[Creator/TigerElectronics Tiger]] Creator/TigerElectronics R-Zone is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.



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The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]] (at least until he reviewed the LJN Video Art machine, depending on whether a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of UsefulNotes/MSPaint can be considered a console). So it has that going for it, at least.

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The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]] (at least until he reviewed the LJN Video Art Creator/{{LJN|Toys}} UsefulNotes/VideoArt machine, depending on whether a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of UsefulNotes/MSPaint can be considered a console). So it has that going for it, at least.


The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' a screen in the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified Videogame/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.

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The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' a screen in the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified Videogame/GameAndWatch, UsefulNotes/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.


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The [[TigerElectronics Tiger]] R-Zone is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.

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The [[TigerElectronics [[Creator/TigerElectronics Tiger]] R-Zone is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.


The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified Videogame/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.

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The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' a screen in the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified Videogame/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay from game to game.


-->--'''The Angry Video Game Nerd'''

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-->--'''The Angry Video Game Nerd'''
-->--'''WebVideo/TheAngryVideoGameNerd'''


->-"Just when you thought the most sorry, pathetic excuse for a video game was the Tiger Wrist Games; Oh, no! Imagine playing one of [them] up close to your eye in red-and-black."

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->-"Just ->''"Just when you thought the most sorry, pathetic excuse for a video game was the Tiger Wrist Games; Oh, no! Imagine playing one of [them] [them]... up close to your eye eye... in red-and-black.""''


The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]] (at least until he reviewed the LJN Video Art machine, depending on whether a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of MSPaint can be considered a console). So it has that going for it, at least.

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The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]] (at least until he reviewed the LJN Video Art machine, depending on whether a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of MSPaint UsefulNotes/MSPaint can be considered a console). So it has that going for it, at least.


The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified Videogame/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed games, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay.

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The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified Videogame/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed games, titles, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', ''VideoGame/PanzerDragoon'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay.
gameplay from game to game.


The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]]. So it has that going for it, at least.

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The WebSeries/AngryVideoGameNerd is on the record as saying the R-Zone is the [[MedalOfDishonor absolute worst video game console he's ever played]].played]] (at least until he reviewed the LJN Video Art machine, depending on whether a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of MSPaint can be considered a console). So it has that going for it, at least.


The [[TigerElectronics Tiger]] R-Zone is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.

The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed games, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay.

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The [[TigerElectronics Tiger]] R-Zone is a mostly-forgotten portable game console released in 1995. It is best described as a ShoddyKnockoffProduct of Nintendo's VirtualBoy, UsefulNotes/VirtualBoy, with absolutely ''everything'' that entails.

The original system, as seen on the page image, consisted of a controller with ten buttons ([[SomeDexterityRequired many of which were difficult to reach while playing]]) connected to a headpiece that showed the games' graphics directly in front of your eye. The problems started with the hardware itself... the R-Zone used LCD graphics that worked by projecting light ''through'' the game cartridges, which created a severe limitation on what sort of games could be made, turning it into a glorified GameAndWatch, Videogame/GameAndWatch, only with inferior, almost indistinguishable graphics using the [[SarcasmMode beautiful]] color scheme of red-and-darker-red. As a result, while the system had several different licensed games, including ''Film/BatmanForever'' and ''Film/StarWars'', and ports of ''VideoGame/VirtuaFighter'', and ''VideoGame/MortalKombat'', there was virtually ''no'' variation in gameplay.

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