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One of the best consoles of its time
on August 31, 2005
The Nintendo 64 in my opinion was the best console Nintendo ever made(and yes I did own a SNES for a very long time untill it died on me)and it is in my mind better then the nintendo gamecube. The console came out around 1996 and launched some amazing games that I'm going to get into in just abit but first let me say that this is also one of my favorite consoles, it had great games, the quality and quantity were magneficent and just about everything about this console is great now how does it sum up?
Sound-Some good some bad but in the end it was acctually far more worse then the Playstation(the first of course)which was such a huge let down for some of the Nintendo fans, I mean I'll be honest it was so mushy in some games it's not even funny! It's a shame cause most of the sound is what brings scores down for games in the gaming industry(seriously it does)but for me the amazing games just make up for it
Graphics-Um........were all of you as shocked as I was when we saw Mario in a full 3d world? If your answe was yes then you are correct, the visuals in N64 were far more superior then the Playstaion and put out some of the best looking vidoe games of it's time(and to me some games that are still good looking to this day). The visuals were just jaw dropping, awe and looks of amazement for me. Simply put...Nintendo scored big time in the graphics departure. It broke out of the 2d cartoony look and braught us new and exciting/pretty looking games of 96 to 2000.
Memory Card-I can't say much other then like the Dreamcast VMU, the memory card with Rumble pack was just awesome...Nuff said
Games- Where the heck do I start? The games for the Nintendo 64 were some of the best games ever created on a console. Mario 64 to many and myself was a friggin legend beyond belief and was hailed to many as the best game ever made. When it comes to RPG's the games for N64 probably gets a 1/10..Paper Mario and that was it......but in adventure departure it gets a 1000000/10, why? THE GAMES WERE FRIGGIN AMAZING! The console braught many, many amazing games. Golden Eye, Perfect Dark, Donkey Kong 64, Mario 64, The Turok series, Conkers Bad Fur Day, Rayman 2(which was one of best platformers I've ever played), Banjo Kazooie and many many more. Those games let alone made Nintendo 64 one of the best consoles ever made(next to the Sega Dreamcast). One huge reason in particular for why I loved the N64 was simply this......Ocarina of Time. Yes folks, to me The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time was hands down the greatest video game I've ever played and was to me the greatest game of all time. It had an amazing story, superb visuals and combat and amazing enviroments and everything about the game was just breathtaking and was let alone a system seller for me. Another game in particular other then Ocarina of Time was the consoles last game that was released in 2000 and that was Conkers Bad Fur which was hands down another great game/must own for the console, it not only used parodies and dirty humor to bring the gameplay to life but the game itself was really good! But after that Gamecube made its mark and N64 was.....gone...But not for me(Even today I still play that amazing system). Though alot of people choose SNES I choose this, don't get me wrong the SNES had some amazing games(such as Donkey Kong Country and Yoshis Island which were amazing games)but I still choose the n64 over that console for somereason. If I had to name you the games system sellers it would be Perfect Dark, Goldeneye, Mario 64, Rayman 2, Conkers BFD and of course OCARINA OF TIME!!! Yes for a one console that is ALOT of system sellers..ok i'm done ranting about the games
Price-why do I bring this up?...well for one thing the system and like 5 games would would be a total of 50 bucks(heck maybe even less)and the fact that it's really cheap now is another reason you should go out and buy this console. Why spend 100 bucks on PS2 when you can get a N64 for 20 bucks(then again I own a ps2 so I should shut up for saying that)and some pretty amazing games for 10 bucks?...IT'S A MUST HAVE FOR BACK THEN AND EVEN NOW!!...GO AND GET THE CONSOLE!
Overall- One of the best console ever made with amazing games, a cool looking controller, great memory card, and overall great everthing!...Ok I'm done ranting!
Overall = 5 OUT OF 5!