The Nintendo 64 is probably one of the best consoles that Nintendo has launched to the market, and also, is remembered with great affection among the fans of the Japanese company. They have even released a Joy-Con that mimics the command of the Nintendo 64, and we can't like it anymore.
Today we bring you from the hand of the YouTube channel DidYouKnowGaming? the 4 most curious things about the Nintendo 64 And his games. Many of them are somewhat unknown, so watch out. Keep reading to know everything!
Mario's multiple facets
If there is something Nintendo did during the glory years of its console, it was take Mario to all possible professions and genres. As an example we have Paper Mario, which introduced the franchise to a new RPG world. At first it had only been launched in Japan, but some time later the company decided to launch it in the rest of the world. This was mostly to test the game on a large scale
The story of Miyamoto and her son
Before the launch of Super Mario 64 on the Nintendo console, the company had the idea of test the game using children. These children would be in charge of testing the game and seeing how much fun this had to offer. To the surprise of some, one of these children was the son of Miyamoto himself, Kenshi Miyamoto. The man says that "The truth is that my son was one of them … but to see him try dozens of times, again and again, climb that impossible hill, as a father he could not help thinking‘ God, Does this child have some brain?‘». The story is quite funny, and YouTube users think that Kenshi was simply the prophet of one of the most famous bugs in Super Mario 64.
Mario Kart 64 had another game mode
If you remember the glory days of Mario Kart 64, surely you also remember throwing the occasional game with friends and the split-screen game mode offered by this title. According to some leaks, Nintendo was going to offer the possibility of play split screen both vertically and horizontally
But if you're curious enough, it is possible to activate the function of playing split screen vertically, since although the option is not in the game, it can still be found in the code of the game, and with some touches you can activate it.
The bloody past of Taz Express
There is a game that, despite having an adorable facade, hides much more than is seen with the naked eye. This is Taz Express, a game released only in Europe for Nintendo 64 in the year 2000. It turns out that this game was not designed to have Taz as the protagonist, but a lot of circusers fighting vampires and zombies.
In this game called Vampire Circus you were going to have a group of 5 characters under your power, each with its own advantages and disadvantages, and offered you the possibility to exchange with each other whenever you wanted, while the others were controlled by Artificial Intelligence. However, if any of your companions were bitten by any of these creatures, he would gradually become one of them. Unfortunately, the development of this prototype had to be replaced by Taz Express.
These have been all the curiosities of Nintendo 64 for today. This console It has been one of the most famous among the players, and even his command is iconic in the world of video games. By the way, did you know that the command of the Nintendo 64 was going to be different? This console does not cease to surprise us, although it already has many years behind it.
What do you think of these 4 curiosities?