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This was one of my multiplayer favourites as a kid, although playing it again now and I do remember this having more stuff than it actually does. It’s a more refined version of the vehicle fighting of Vigilante 8, with the biggest improvement…

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Considering that the original Asteroids just consisted of simple with a white outline, it’s a very impressive feat that the N64 version of the game manages to look worse. The background is a dark and generic starfield, there’s a planet in the corner…

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The [BLANK] Strike series of isometric helicopter shooters was a big part of my early childhood, playing games like Desert Strike and Jungle Strike on my Mega Drive. They were great to play around with for a while, but I don’t remember having…

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While the first Battletanx was only released in America, it’s sequel, got a more global release. And by that, I mean it also came out in Europe. Just like the game itself which, despite the name, is only set in America, London, Paris…

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Treasure are well known for their shoot-’em-ups, and this one is an example of why. It’s an extremely fast and frantic “twin stick shooter” (of course, that term came about much later than this game) that oddly feels more modern because it’s more…

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Hybrid Heaven was hyped up a lot – while the PlayStation got Metal Gear Solid, Konami were also developing Hybrid Heaven for the N64 for its big action game featuring a complex plot. Hybrid Heaven didn’t perform anywhere near as well as Metal…

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I remember having a lot of fun with the sequel to Vigilante 8, Second Offence, but never played the first. The car combat genre seems like something that would do extremely well with online, yet the more recent implementations of Vigilante 8 (as…

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In the future year of 2001, a virus will ravage the Earth and have a 98% death rate amongst “females”. The governments of the world tried to create “quarantine zones” to protect the “females”. The men of the world aren’t happy and civil…

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Rogue Squadron was my second N64 game. My mum was also talked into buying an expansion Pak with it, as it would produce better graphics. For this replay, I was expecting to use the PC version, but it turned out to be a…

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Knife Edge: Nose Gunner (or just “Knife Edge” in Europe) is a lightgun shooter game that doesn’t come with a lightgun – the N64 itself never had a lightgun, either. A large part of the enjoyment of lightgun games is the manual aiming…

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