The Top Five Best Selling Nintendo 64 Games of All Time

With 32.93 million consoles sold, the Nintendo 64 fell quite short of the Sony PlayStation’s (at the time) historic sales numbers. Sony’s debut system reached the 100 million mark effectively ending Nintendo’s decade long domination of the home console market. Despite this, Nintendo always makes money on software, and it was no different during the… Continue reading The Top Five Best Selling Nintendo 64 Games of All Time

Throwback Bit Thursday: Remembering the Nintendo 64

It might seem crazy, but this week the Nintendo 64 turned 25 years old, marking an important milestone for one of the most influential consoles in gaming history. Today’s edition of Throwback Bit Thursday presents a perfect occasion for me to remember what is, perhaps, my favorite console ever.  A Child with Dreams and a… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Remembering the Nintendo 64

The Bottom 5 of the Top 10 Nintendo 64 Games According to Critics

Last week, we looked at the best five games on the Nintendo 64 (according to critics). Many fan favorite games did not make the cut, so we are going over the next five to see if some of these classics made the list. Once again, I will be providing my own take underneath each ranking,… Continue reading The Bottom 5 of the Top 10 Nintendo 64 Games According to Critics

The Top 5 Nintendo 64 Games According to Metacritic

For the previous 5 entries rounding out the Top Ten games for the Nintendo 64 click here. The Nintendo 64…the first true bastion of 3-D gaming on home consoles. Three dimensional visuals came easy to it thanks to its formidable horsepower (for 1996 hardware). Thanks to Shigeru Minamoto’s genius, the Nintendo 64 had games that defined… Continue reading The Top 5 Nintendo 64 Games According to Metacritic

Throwback Bit Thursday: Golden Eye 007

The Nintendo 64 was plagued by the lack of quantity of AAA game releases (as 3rd parties flocked to Sony’s greener pastures in the mid 1990s). However, the few big titles that did grace the system were some of the most revolutionary, and amazing games ever made. One such game was Rare’s Golden Eye. Rare… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Golden Eye 007

Throwback Bit Thursday: Banjo-Kazooie

Of all the Super Mario 64 clones, Banjo-Kazooie, is in my opinion the best (at least during the 32-64 bit era). Rare’s first attempt at a 3-D platformer even managed to surpass Mario 64 in a few areas.  A Beautiful World  One area in which Rare’s game is clearly superior to Nintendo’s revolutionary game is… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Banjo-Kazooie

Throwback Bit Thursday: Super Mario 64

1996 was a magical time for an 11-year-old kid to be alive. Video Games were making the transition to 3-D from 2-D for the first time with the arrival of the 32-bit machines. The possibilities to a young mind – arriving at the peak of human imagination – seemed endless.   That said, to me personally,… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Super Mario 64

According to Developers Nintendo shut down the Golden Eye Remake 

  A few days ago, the world got play a 2007 Golden Eye HD Remake/Remaster, via a leak. The game never saw the light of day as an official release due to legal complications concerning the game’s rights.   The leak has brought back a lot of interest in the details of why the game project… Continue reading According to Developers Nintendo shut down the Golden Eye Remake 

Throwback Bit Thursday: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask

The late 90s were the most magical years that I experienced as a gamer. The 3-D era was fresh and exciting. The Nintendo 64 kept churning out ground breaking games, and it seemed that every Nintendo and Rare game of the era broke and set some new standard in gaming. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask