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After Rare gave Donkey Kong his own game and crafted a 3D model of Pierce Brosnan for Goldeneye, the developer made a cinematic sci-fi shooter called Jet Force Gemini.
It was the true start of the popular helmeted-space-soldier-alien-shooter motif nearly two years before Halo released on the Xbox. Jet Force Gemini was an innovative game in many ways, with optional surround sound audio, widescreen presentation, and a story with three simultaneous narratives occurring across different locations around the universe. You might be able to count the frame rate on one hand, but when it released right at the end of the Nintendo 64's life, it was a fairly impressive adventure.
This week's Replay Roulette is also very exciting, with a game that had some very strange localization choices.
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Looks great, I've always wanted to try this game ever since I saw the poster of it in Banjo-Tooie.
Great episode of Replay this week! How I miss Jet Force Gemini, but it doesn't seem to hold up as well. But man did I have some great times with this game and would love to see a sequel or successor.
I have never played Dragonpower before, but have actually heard of it. It seems sort of fun though.
I loved this game! Decapitating antmen was awesome.
This brings back so many childhood N64 memories.
I loved this game!
I've been thinking about this game a lot recently but kept forgetting the name. I really want this to be available on the Virtual Console it was definitely one of the best N64 games.
Loved this game as a teenager, and actually recently re-purchased it for the N64 I've got lying around the house.
You can tell that the graphics were a bit much for the console to handle, but MAN! Such ambition!
Ah, the times when Rare was at the top of its game.
loved this game and glad to see it on replay finally
Why would they change the name to Dragonpower it makes no sense.
Seems like an exciting game. A shame I never really played it.
I actually own this game still in its cartridge form :P still play it from time to time , actually one of the better title for the Nintendo 64 :D along with Conker's Bad Fur Day
This game was tons of fun, but the control scheme has not aged very well.
Funny, I was just thinking during last week's replay they should do this one.