Category Archives: N64

Densha de Go! (which translates to “Let’s Go By Train” is a series of Japanese arcade games about driving the game. There’s nothing crazy or over the top here, it’s a fairly serious train simulation game. I was expecting this to be fairly…

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The second J-League game from Konami, and this one doesn’t make significant changes from the last ISS game. The game is still focused heavily on passing, and there’s still the issue that your players don’t like following you into the box. While the…

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Ultraman is a very popular Japanese franchise, although I don’t really know anything about other than that. With a very right history to pull upon, PD Ultraman Battle Collection 64 has you getting random monsters/characters from a capsule machine (or import them from the…

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The third game in the Ogre Battle series – and also the final one in the main series (there were some handheld spin-offs), this was the first one to not be multiplatform. The series is a real time strategy heavily focused on tactics…

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The first Quake didn’t sell that well on the N64, as it was mainly just the PC version with slightly altered levels. Instead of ignoring the N64 for Quake II, iD software looked at what did work: DOOM 64. The conclusion is that…

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F1 World Grand Prix 2 is an example of two mildly interesting things. For starters, it’s the first of four PAL exclusive N64 games (incidentally, one of the others is Ubisoft’s follow up to Monaco Grand Prix), as the first performed really well,…

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With football games, you have the license-heavy FIFA competing with ISS and its “R. Gibbs”. It seems that Formula 1 games were also having a similar competition, with Ubisoft’s Monaco Grand Prix: Racing Simulation 2 coming in without driver names, competing against F1…

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Rugrats: Scavenger Hunt (or Rugrats: Treasure Hunt) is a simplified clone of another N64 board game – but it’s not Mario Party. Bizarrely, this is heavily based on the Japan-only Detective Club 64 [Kira to Kaiketsu! 64 Tanteidan]. It features three modes, two…

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I’ll be honest: I didn’t play a massive amount of the N64 version of Command & Conquer, I’ve played the game before on other platforms, and I’m not a huge fan of it personally. That said, Command & Conquer is a much loved…

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I know nothing about the anime of Neon Genesis Evangelion, but from this game I can figure out the basic premise: giant creatures are attacking cities, and humans have created giant robots in response. Pilots get psychically linked to the machines, which is…

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