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Super Mario 64

Check out the first stage of Super Mario 64 recreated with LEGOs


I can't even build a rocket ship with the things
Aug 15
// Brittany Vincent
Here's the first level of Super Mario 64, Bob-omb Battlefield, recreated in all its glory with LEGO blocks. Brought to us by the ridiculously talented Pepa Quin, it's an impressive testament to what you can create with the li...
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Waluigi

Even Zelda: Ocarina of Time is better with Waluigi


Waluigi should star in every game
Aug 11
// Jordan Devore
Thanks to a ROM hack by Russmarrs2, Waluigi is playable in The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, just as we always wanted. Our collective hopes, dreams, and prayers have been answered. In the wrong hands, such an endeavor co...
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Ocarina of Time

Yes, there's a new Ocarina of Time world record, and yes, it's damn impressive


Greatness takes 18 minutes 10 seconds
Jul 22
// Brett Makedonski
Ocarina of Time is a timeless classic that many have tried their hand at being the world's best at over the years. As of this past weekend, one player cemented his hold on the any percent completion category, and he goe...
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Nintendo

Pick up replacement game manuals at Nintendo's online store


Or you could hit up ReplacementDocs, I reckon
May 16
// Brittany Vincent
If you've got a ton of Nintendo games just laying around without manuals and there are no gamer yard sales around to pillage, Nintendo has just the answer. The online store is selling a bevy of replacement manuals for games l...
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Super Mario 64 speedrun record beat at 1 hour and 43 minutes


Yahoo!
Apr 23
// Dale North
"Why did I do this on a Tuesday? I just woke up and decided I would do this." That's what Siglemic said right before he beat the Super Mario 64 speedrun record, claiming all 120 stars and finishing the game in just one hour ...
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Speedrun

Zelda: Ocarina of Time beaten in record-setting 18:40


And there's room for improvement
Apr 22
// Jordan Devore
"I think I talked about Super Smash Bros. Melee for like the first twelve minutes of this [world-record any% run of The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time]. That's kind of funny." On Saturday, speedrunner Cosmo set the impress...
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GoldenEye 007

What's the Klobb got to do, got to do with GoldenEye 007's design secrets?


Who needs a Klobb when it's just so broken?
Apr 03
// Brittany Vincent
If you ever spent a night or two demolishing friends in GoldenEye 007's illustrious multiplayer, you're probably intimately familiar with the Klobb, arguably one of the weakest weapons in the game. You surely know of the gun,...
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N64 facts

Relive the N64 days with Did You Know Gaming


Get N or get out
Mar 10
// Jordan Devore
This episode of Did You Know Gaming covering various facts about the Nintendo 64 sure brings me back. Those terrible, amazing commercials are too much. From the failed Nintendo 64DD peripheral and its magneto-optical discs t...
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N64

Someone is making an internal board to convert N64 to HD


You'll need a soldering iron though
Feb 28
// Chris Carter
The Nintendo 64 is one of my favorite consoles in history. Because of the unique nature of the console, the vast majority of its releases were exclusive, as opposed to the massive multiplatform parity we have today. As a resu...
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Majora's Mask

New Majora's Mask glitch lets you freely warp to statues


History in the making
Jan 17
// Jordan Devore
A glitch in The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask allowing Link to warp to owl statues he hasn't activated has been discovered. In this video, Indextic, who took part in uncovering the glitch, walks through the process. It's fa...
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JonTron

JonTron died and on the third day rose again


He also plays some Hercules games
Sep 25
// Tony Ponce
In the climactic war between Grump and Not So Grump, the mighty Jafari fell to the cunning Raptor. Tears were shed for the fallen, seemingly lost to the ether for eternity. Lo, Jafari was merely bidding his time, that he may...
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Super Piano Brothers

Super Piano Brothers mash up Zelda and Final Fantasy


"To Zanarkudo Valley" melds Ocarina of Time with FFX
Aug 24
// Tony Ponce
["Tidus vs. Link" by lordrogersmith6485] The Asian sensation, the Super Piano Brothers, have been delivering stirring piano renditions and medleys of our favorite classic game tunes for around half a year now. Their latest ta...
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Saaaaaaanic

Sonic is too fast for Ocarina of Time


YOU'RE TOO SLOW, GANON!
Jul 30
// Tony Ponce
Vinesauce is at it again! On our previous trip through Ocarina of Time, Hyrule was transformed into a glitch-ridden nightmare hole. This time, Vinny used a special mod to play the game as the supersonic hedgehog Sonic. Or "S...
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Spacious Anxious

Spacious Anxious sounds like Metroid boss music


Concept album by sleepytimejesse samples SNES, N64, and GC games
Jul 29
// Tony Ponce
Musician sleepytimejesse has graced the Dtoid front page before. Last year, he directed I Miss You - EarthBound 2012, in which various artists used the sound library from EarthBound to produce an entirely new score. He later ...
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Weird

Man puts son's face on goombas in Super Mario 64


Thanks for the nightmares, dad
Jul 13
// Darren Nakamura
I don't have any kids of my own, so I can't claim to know what they would or would not like. That said, I wouldn't imagine that being relegated to existence as an army of heads with stubby feet only to be squished by a plump ...
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Zelda rings

Wear Ocarina of Time's famous songs on your hand!


Those are some nice rings!
Jul 06
// Jason Cabral
Do you ever feel like you never really get your love of the Zelda series across through your clothes, wallets, watches, mints, hats, action figures, replica weapons, posters, tattoos, or limited-edition game cartridges and sy...
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Creepy Zelda

Glitches make Ocarina of Time even more unsettling


'Why are his eyes mouths?'
Jun 05
// Jordan Devore
I'm relatively new to this whole Vinesauce thing, but I like what I've seen so far. And by "like," I mean "I'm horrified. Someone hold me!" This latest corruption video takes an already creepy game, The Legend of Zelda: Ocar...
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Banjo-Kazooie Symphony

Guh-huh! Banjo-Kazooie Symphony is up for download


Happy 15th birthday, Banjo and Kazooie!
May 31
// Tony Ponce
Ready to celebrate 15 years of the Bear and Bird? Blake Robinson's Banjo-Kazooie Symphony is ready for your Jiggies! We previewed select tracks from the album a few weeks back, and now the 30-song, 72-minute release is avail...
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Conker's Bad Fur Day

Conker's Bad Fur Day director's commentary is glorious


SO BRITISH
May 28
// Tony Ponce
I said DAMN! Nintendo 64-era Rare is on a roll lately! I may be tempted to go buy an N64 off eBay right now and have a week-long Rare session. Three big shots from Conker's Bad Fur Day's dev staff have decided to knock back ...
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Next-gen

Only possible with next-gen technology


These are truly the days of future past
May 26
// Tony Ponce
Remember back during the PlayStation 3 E3 presentation when Sony touted "real-time weapon change" as a next-generation feature? Consider that bar officially raised. "Next Gen Technology" [YouTube via reddit]
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Banjo-Kazooie Symphony

Preview the upcoming Banjo-Kazooie Symphony


Blake Robinson's new orchestral tribute releases on May 31
May 16
// Tony Ponce
Abridged soundtracks to Banjo-Kazooie and Banjo-Tooie were recently released online for free, and Banjo composer Grant Kirkhope has been popping his head seemingly everywhere. Is it just me, or is the classic Rare platforming...
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Oh my word

Elmo takes a trip to Silent Hill


The hell that lies underneath Elmo's Letter Adventure
May 10
// Allistair Pinsof
What was the last game that scared you? Would you believe me if I told you Elmo's Letter Adventure was mine? The above video, captured and narrated by the hilarious guys at Vinesauce, shows off some eerie glitches discovered...
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ClayFighter

ClayFighter N64 instruction manual going for over $1000


I wish I kept all my manuals as a kid
May 10
// Chris Carter
You know what game series no one ever talks about? ClayFighter. I remember years ago competing in a Blockbuster challenge for it (Blob for life!), and how much of a big deal the Nintendo 64 game was, but alas, it's kind of a ...
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That time Pikachu got beat up in Conker's Bad Fur Day


Another uncut scene revealed
May 09
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Some lucky folks got a hold of an early uncut version of Conker's Bad Fur Day. The final version of the game removed a bunch of stuff, such as a squirrel getting operated by two Tediz while still conscious.  So what els...
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Uncut beta version of Conker's Bad Fur Day found


Those damn dirty Tediz
May 08
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
A forum poster by the name of Borman over on the Assembler Games forums has in his possession both a PAL and NTSC beta copy of Perfect Dark, and a build as well as a demo version of Conker's Bad Fur Day. Most notable here is...
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Nintendo 64

You'll never look at a N64 controller the same way again


Oh yeah
May 05
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
[Update: Now with the original video! Thanks, Kotaku!] The Internet does things to things that makes you think weird things about your favorite things. (Via Gugogif's Tumblr)
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Perfect Dark

Perfect Dark soundtrack now available on Bandcamp


Laptop gun was the best
Apr 30
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Composer Grant Kirkhope continues to share his amazing songs from the golden era of Rare. This time it's the Perfect Dark soundtrack, which you can download at whatever price you want, or stream for free on Grant's Bandcamp ...
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Banjo-Tooie

Even more Rare tunes: Banjo-Tooie soundtrack on Bandcamp


I love this trend
Apr 18
// Jordan Devore
In case you missed it, composer Grant Kirkhope recently tossed the soundtrack to Banjo-Kazooie up on Bandcamp with the pleasant option to pay what you want for the tunes. The decision did not end in painful regret, it would s...
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Console chimera

18 different gaming consoles combined into one system


The ultimate mod
Apr 16
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Modder Bacteria spent over three years and over $1,000 to merge 18 different consoles into one giant box. It contains circuitry from 15 different systems, works with one master controller, a single power supply, and a single...
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Club Nintendo

Club Nintendo offers Mario 64, Super Metroid, and more


Also, Kirby's Pinball Land, and Urban Champion
Apr 08
// Chris Carter
If you're a Club Nintendo member with 150-200 coins, you're free to go explore the Club's website and nab one of the following four games: Super Metroid (Wii VC - 150 Coins), Kirby's Pinball Land (3DS VC - 150 Coins), Mario 6...

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