Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Mario Kart 64


Title:  
Mario Kart 64
Year Released:  
1997
Developers:  
Nintendo EAD
Platforms:  
Nintendo 64
Net-worth:  
Nintendo 64 : NIB($130); CIB($59); L($26)

MarioKart64


Breakdown:
The original Super Mario Kart for the Nintendo SNES was a groundbreaking game that incorporated the classic Super Mario Bros. characters into a racing format that involved unique Mario related items. The game had enough popularity to warrant a sequel on Nintendos next console, Nintendo 64. Mario Kart 64 improved on the graphics of its predecessor however the basic game play elements remained unchanged. Keeping true to the original games battle go-kart theme, the new game incorporated many of the same attack and defense elements that added a hint of randomness and unpredictability to the original. The game includes four basic stages, with four maps per stage. It is arranged in order of difficulty with some of the collective maps being more difficult than others. To add some incentive for players to complete all levels, you are able to play each level in reverse adding a new twist and some more difficult game play. This game continues to be a staple of  basic game collections, able to fetch a large price even a decade later. Mario Kart 64 revolutionized the unrealistic racing game genre and continues to impact the Nintendo communities with new sequels and remakes.


Gameplay:

"Credit to http://www.youtube.com/user/GeneralJazza for video content"



VGBreakdown Rating:
4/5
4/5 Stars

25 comments:

  1. just played this on my emulator :p

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  2. waaaa, i've played this when i was 10 or something.. pff long time ago

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  3. Ah the old days. Loved this game!

    Very interesting post. Great detail and concise too!

    Thank you for sharing! Definitely following :)

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  4. great game, I loved the SNES version of it best though

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  5. This game was one of my favorites for the 64! :D

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  6. I loved this game back then.... So many memories....

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  7. such an amzing game! loved it as a kid and still do

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  8. So many hours of fun have been had on this game.

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  9. Man, great games, AND an awesome setup! followed for sure.

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  10. I love this game so much, I had literally hundreds of hours of fun on 4-player mode with some of my friends.

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  11. My god that is a classic game... the one for the wii just isn't the same.

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  12. oohh best game ever! should have 5 of 5 stars! :)

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  13. this is the worst mario kart. you cant even pick up coins in this game, there is no strategy or skill involved in learning the tracks. still a cool game though.

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  14. Prefer the gamecube and wii versions. The only problem is it's balanced so the people at the back get all the best items and can shoot to first in the last lap.

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  15. probably the best mario kart game

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  16. Man.. this game brings back memories..

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  17. Just bought it for my n64. $15. Winrar!

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  18. dat mario kart 64
    such a great game but then all of the mario karts are pretty fun

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