N64GM008 - Developed and Published by Nintendo of America Inc., "Super Mario 64" was released for the Nintendo 64 game system on September 29, 1996. Designed by Shigeru Miyamoto, this game is a 3-D third-person perspective, puzzle solving platformer that is considered by many to be one of the greatest games of all time. It transports the player into the magical world of Super Mario with amazing designs, beautiful environments and revolutionary 3D graphics. The game scenario is that Mario when Mario comes to Peach's Mushroom Castle, where he learns that his love Peach has once again been kidnapped by the devious dino-dragon Bowser and his gang. Her subjects have been cast into prison, and the Castle itself is under a spell cast upon it by the Koopa King. Mario's quest is to accumulate enough stars that will break spell barriers within the castle, and permit him to find and rescue Princess Peach. With the vast locations and beautifully designed and detailed areas, you will automatically want to go exploring. The graphics are outstanding for the N64 era, and the sound tracks and effects are also very wonderfully done. But the genius of this Super mario 64 is in the simplicity, and yet complexity, of its gameplay. Throughout this game you will have to enter into paintings to travel through different worlds. The stars you collect enable you to unlock more areas and increase your exploration. As you work your way through the 15 vast levels contained within the Mushroom Castle, you must restore peace and defeat Bowser to ultimately save the Princess. Simply put, "this game is awesome!" Super Mario 64 provides an entertaining challenge and in the process breaks new ground with its unique gaming experiences. Both a critical and commercial success, Super Mario 64 is a classic that has helped define 3D gaming, and a must for any Nintendo 64 gaming enthusiasts collection. So far ahead of it's time in 1996, it is still by today's standards, one of the most remarkable games you can find. Super Mario 64 is also alternatively called "SM64," "Shindou Mario 64, and "Chaoji Maliao 64" in China. Pre-owned - Includes Game Only - Rarity Rating C - Review by Prince NES Gamers
- UPC: 045496870010
- Platform: Nintendo 64
- Region: NTSC (North America)
- ESRB Rating: "E" for Everyone
- Genre: Arcade / Adventure
- Condition: Pre-owned
This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 08 March, 2014.