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shawnppickett shawnppickett

A solid console, with enjoyable games, it just wasn't enough to beat the Sony Playstation, but it was enough to keep Nintendo in the console business, which is more than can be said about the Sega Dreamcast. This actually had a great library of games, with sharp looking polygonal 3d graphics...

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richardksbaer richardksbaer

Some really great and memorable first-party titles were released by Nintendo, like Super Mario 64, Starfox 64, Super Smash Bros., and a couple Legend of Zelda titles (among others). A few standout third-party titles were released as well. The N64 was also plagued by some terrible ports from the...

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quadrilacious quadrilacious

Emotionally, this was one of my favorite video game consoles. But the lack of great third-party support and the use of 64-bit cartridges doomed this machine. Cartridges limited the ability for developers to really take advantage of the graphics. It also didn't hurt that most games were $70 back...

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