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  • Blog Post: Donkey Kong 64 Now Available On Wii U Virtual Console

    Donkey Kong 64, Rare's collect-a-thon platformer, is now available on the Wii U's Virtual Console. Announced during Nintendo's most recent Direct presentation , you can grab the game now for $9.99 on the Wii U. This and Super Mario 64 are among the first of the Wii U initiative to release... More
  • Blog Post: Teens Learn The Danger Of Hubris With Mario Kart 64

    The latest video from Fine Brothers Entertainment's React series places teens behind the wheel of the 1997 Nintendo 64 racing classic. All the teens are familiar with the series, though only one appears to have played the game previously, but you will have to watch the video to see if their experience... More
  • Blog Post: New Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Speed Run Record Set

    The new record for defeating Ocarina of Time is 18:06:96 – about three seconds shorter than the previous record. The new record was set by Twitch streamer Joel W. " Jodenstone " Ekman, who beat the 18:10 time set by Twitch streamer Cosmo back in August. You can find out more about Cosmo's... More
  • Blog Post: Video Offers Update On Fan-Made Super Mario 64 Remake Project

    The Super Mario 64 HD remake project has a new video update showcasing levels, characters other than Mario, and some enemies. The project, which is a non-profit high-definition remake of the Nintendo 64 classic, is helmed by Aryoksini , mStuff , Callum Martin , Chadtronic and anyone else who wants to... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Some Of The Hyper-Intricacies Of Super Smash Bros. Combat

    Super Smash Bros. is much deeper than most give it credit it for and the latest video from YouTube channel Did You Know Gaming breaks down some of the highest of highest-level strategies in the game. Check out the video below to learn all about smooth Landings, L-canceling, crouch-canceling, directional... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Who Is The Best Super Smash Bros. Fighter?

    It's a question with a different answer for nearly everyone who has played a Smash Bros. game, but we want to know your answer. If you've watched any of our 8-player Super Smash Bros. videos (click the links for part 1 , 2 , 3 , and 4 ), you will know I personally favor Toon Link. He has all... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Or Majora's Mask?

    This morning's episode of Replay and the resulting discussion prompts me to consider and compare the two games side by side. Both The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask are fantastic and iconic games, but if you only had go with one, which one would it be... More
  • Blog Post: Learn How The Canceled Donkey Kong Racing Turned Into The Canceled Sabreman Stampede

    When Rare was purchased by Microsoft, it retooled and released many of its projects to excise Nintendo characters, but one never saw the light of day – Donkey Kong Racing. Rare retooled it for possible release with Microsoft into a game called Sabreman Stampede, starring the eponymous Sabreman... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: Which Controller Has The Best Control Stick?

    The control stick is your main input of interaction with video games. Which controller has the best one? Some people dislike the Nintendo 64, Wii, and GameCube's octagon control stick housing, but I've always been a fan. In fact, I was disappointed to see it removed for the Wii U. The circular... More
  • Blog Post: Here's Over Four Hours Of Nintendo 64 Music Ranked In Terms Of Quality

    YouTube channel AccordingToSCIENCE listened to every piece of Nintendo 64 music, and ranked the top 100 in a four hour YouTube video. You can check out the video below which was curated by Rawkhawk and GreatGonzales. The two listened to more than 2000 songs featured in N64 games accumulating more than... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Manually Updated 17,000 Killer Instinct Arcade Cabinets To Combat Exploits In 1994

    Did You Know Gaming's latest episode takes a look at Rare's Killer Instinct. You will learn about how the game was nearly called Brute Force, how Orchid almost wore a red outfit and was almost called Roxy Rave or Wanda, and how the game brought in nearly $1,000 a week for some arcades. You will... More
  • Blog Post: See Super Mario 64's Bob-omb Battlefield Stage Created In Lego

    A recent piece from Lego artist Matt De Lanoy recreates Super Mario 64's Bob-omb Battlefield stage entirely in Lego bricks. You can check out a large view of the piece above, but you will also find plenty of other pictures of Lego Bob-omb Battlefield by checking out De Lanoy's Flickr page . There's... More
  • Blog Post: Watch The Record-Setting 18:10 Zelda: Ocarina Of Time Speedrun With Commentary

    Recently, speedrunner Cosmo set a new speed record for beating The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time at any percentage, and he has released a video commentating the run. The record was set about two weeks ago and you can check out the original Twitch stream by heading here . Since setting the record of... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Still Playing Pokémon, Adds Pokémon Stadium Gambling Component

    Twitch Plays Pokémon , the live streamed community controlled Pokémon game, is still going strong having made its way to Platinum, and it has added a new wrinkle. Along with the typical Twitch Plays Pokémon gameplay we've come to appreciate (the community is about 20 hours into... More
  • Blog Post: Duo Streaming On Twitch Plays And Defeats Super Mario 64 Blindfolded

    Twitch streaming channel 62bitgaming recently took on the strange task of playing through Super Mario 64 while blindfolded.[Example] With one blindfolded player manning the controller and another offering directions, the two were able to make it through the game in six hours. You can check out the full... More
  • Blog Post: Learn Why Bruce Willis Was Used In Early Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Builds In Informational Video

    The folks over at Did You Know Gaming have put together a new video covering the early history of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series. The video covers the development of the first game, which was built using a modified version of the engine of Neversoft's previous game, Apocalypse, which starred... More
  • Blog Post: Former Rare Composer Says Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor Is Dead

    Awhile back former Rare composer, Grant Kirkhope (Banjo Kazooie, GoldenEye 007), said he hoped former Rare employees would start work on a spiritual follow-up to the Banjo Kazooie series. Today, Kirkhope confirmed the project’s early demise. Reddit user Twisty_Tie asked Kirkhope about the likelihood... More
  • Blog Post: Learn About The Harvest Moon Series In This Informational Video

    Learn how the original Harvest Moon almost didn't reach the finish line, and the game's original title in this informational video. In the latest video from Did You Know Gaming, a website and YouTube channel that specializes in obscure video games facts, the Harvest Moon series gets detailed... More
  • Blog Post: Fan Shows Work-In-Progress Super Mario 64 Remake

    It's early, but this video shows a fan-made Super Mario 64 remake in its early stages. You won't see familiar levels, or characters outside of Mario himself, but you get a pretty good idea of what the creator, who goes by @Aryoksini on Twitter, is going for. You can also check out his Twitch... More
  • Blog Post: Handy Graphic Shows Video Game Console Cost Adjusted For Inflation Up To Current-Gen

    Video games are an expensive hobby, and while it might not appear to be true – considering current prices – in general, the cost of playing video games has gone down over the years. You'll see the chart below, which was posted on reddit last month by user Auir2blaze . It puts into perspective... More
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