nintendo 64

What's So Great About Banjo-Kazooie

People are pouring money into a Kickstarter for a spiritual successor to the 1998 Nintendo 64 game Banjo-Kazooie. Why? Because Banjo-Kazooie was a wonderful game and no mere Mario 64 me-too, as some detractors claim.


Miiverse Reacts To Super Mario 64 On Wii U

Now that Super Mario 64 is out on the latest Nintendo console, lots of people have picked up the classic yet again. Some people are even playing it for the first time — and it’s heartwarming to see what these players have to say about Super Mario 64.


Someone Actually Beat The Ridiculous Mario 64 'Chaos Edition'

I cannot begin to fathom the exact reasons for Mario 64: Chaos Edition‘s creation. All I know is that it is patently, unpredictably nutso, and it’s not meant to be beaten. So of course, somebody beat it.


Guy Breaks Super Mario 64 World Record By Accident

There’s a new world record for getting all 120 stars in Super Mario 64 quickly — and it’s kind of amazing that it happened at all.


How A Zelda Dungeon Is Made

Eiji Aonuma has overseen the development of many of the major Zelda games, from Majora’s Mask to Wind Waker to Skyward Sword to A Link Between Worlds. So I figured he probably knows how to make a Zelda dungeon. Last week, I asked him.


The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask Comparison: N64 Vs 3DS

Video: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask has aged more than you remember. The game came out 15 years ago, after all! It’s why Nintendo’s releasing a remake next month. Thanks to YouTuber Master0fHyrule, we have a pretty excellent comparison video of the two versions.


This Is Not How I Remember Perfect Dark On N64

Remember Perfect Dark? The N64 spy shooter that was a lot like Goldeneye because it was basically a sequel to Goldeneye? Someone’s gone and made it into a horrifying glitched-out hellscape.


If Banjo-Kazooie Was Made Today

Dayshot: Then this Unreal Engine 4 remake of Banjo’s house (via DSOGaming) from the first game likely wouldn’t have that graphical wow factor at all. Or the nostalgia.


A Paper Mario Fan Remake Five Years In The Making

We live in the age of remakes, some more necessary than others. Even Nintendo’s gotten in on the action with games like Zelda: Wind Waker Wii U. But in the background of all that, a fan’s been rebuilding the original Paper Mario for almost half a decade.


Seven Things You Might Not Know About The Nintendo 64

You’ve seen the famous Christmas video. You know how important Super Mario 64 is to the design history of video games. But there are a few other nuggets of information about the Nintendo 64 that you may not know. Let’s learn, shall we?