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On a vacation in the Awazon river, Wario stumbles across a hidden cave filled with treasure. Of course, being Wario, he wants it all to himself. But the treasure is guarded and soon he finds himself deep within the Earth as the floor crumbles underneath his feet. Now Wario must find his way back to the surface, all the while collecting the treasure he believes rightly belongs to him.

This 3D style platform game, following the tradition of the Mario and Wario platform games of the Game Boy, will have you using Wario's unique abilities (butt stomping for one) to crash his way through the earth to the surface. His other abilities depend upon the hard hat he wears, and different ones are available that can come as an advantage.


Virtual Boy Wario Land Virtual Boy Main menu.
Virtual Boy Wario Land Virtual Boy A small Wario being pursued by some enemies.
Virtual Boy Wario Land Virtual Boy Wario exploring the first level.
Virtual Boy Wario Land Virtual Boy Introduction frame – some bad fellows had arrived in a mysterious mystical place.

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Virtual Boy Wario Land Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "バーチャルボーイワリオランドアワゾンの秘宝" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Wario Cruise" -- Working title
  • "Virtual Boy Wario Land Awazon No Hihou" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Stick your face into adventure! Adzuken (854) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars
A Must Have For Any Virtual Boy Owner LittleUrn of Arabia (9) 4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars4.67 Stars

Critic Reviews

Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Mar 01, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
The Video Game Critic Mar 23, 2004 A 100
Retro Game Reviews Dec 31, 2015 10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars10 Stars 100
Defunct Games Mar 13, 2005 97 out of 100 97
Nintendo Life May 05, 2009 9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars9 Stars 90
All Game Guide 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Game Zero 1996 22.5 out of 25 90
neXGam 2002 8.9 out of 10 89
NintendoWorldReport Aug 13, 2015 8 out of 10 80
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Jun 15, 2007 8 out of 10 80


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Kartanym (12718) added Virtual Boy Wario Land (Virtual Boy) on Dec 17, 2004