Wave Race: Blue Storm

Wave Race: Blue Storm

In terms of sheer number of hours I have probably spent more time playing Wave Race 64 than the vast majority of games in my thirty seven years. Of course a large part of that was due to the anemic...
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Diddy Kong Racing

Diddy Kong Racing

Mario Kart 64 was one of the biggest releases of 1997.  As the long awaited sequel to the original SNES game the move to 3d did wonders for its track design.  As great as it was it more fondly remembered...
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F-Zero

F-Zero

For as much as I like racing games I will admit that most of the 8-bit titles in the genre did nothing for me.  There were valiant attempts that were fun like R.C. Pro Am and Micro Machines but the...
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SNES Classic announced, 09/29, $80.00, 21 games including Star Fox 2!

SNES Classic announced, 09/29, $80.00, 21 games including Star Fox 2!

Gaming’s worst kept secret! We all knew it was just a matter of time after the wild success of the NES Classic last year.  There’s been retailer talk and such for the last few months as well.  But now its...
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Faxanadu

Faxanadu

Despite public opinion of it becoming mixed over the last decade or so I still love Zelda II.  The shift in viewpoint and gameplay turned away many and I’ll admit it has flaws.  But at the same time it is...
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Wave Race 64

Wave Race 64

Every new console has one or two titles designed to showcase the new hardware.  The NES had Super Mario Brothers, the PlayStation 2 had Tekken Tag Tournament and the GameCube had Rogue Squadron 2.  Even Altered Beast, as much as...
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Super Mario Rpg

Super Mario Rpg

The concept of a Super Mario RPG doesn’t seem strange now considering the Paper Mario series is a modern day staple.  But at one point even suggesting such a thing would invoke laughter.  Square Enix and Nintendo didn’t seem to...
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Mike Tyson’s Punchout!

Mike Tyson’s Punchout!

Even though Mike Tyson’s Punchout! was one of the earliest Nintendo titles it remains one of its most significant.  Not just because of its celebrity endorsement and graphics but because it is still to this day of the system’s best. ...
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