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This Mario 64 PC mod adds permadeath, 60 fps support, and new moves
This Mario 64 PC mod adds permadeath, 60 fps support, and new moves
Mario 64 Plus also lets you keep exploring levels after collecting a star.
Super Mario 64 Plus adds a better camera, continuous levels, and permadeath
Super Mario 64 Plus adds a better camera, continuous levels, and permadeath
Super Mario 64 got a PC port last year - a very unofficial one, of course - that brought the Nintendo 64 classic natively to home computers, with no emulation required.
Mario 3D All-Stars sales soar as mascot's day of execution looms
Mario 3D All-Stars sales soar as mascot's day of execution looms
Nintendo's Super Mario 3D All-Stars has done the company proud in its final full week on shop shelves, with physical sales up 276 per cent week-on-week. It was the second biggest-selling boxed game in the UK last week, behind new release Monster Hunter Rise - which has also done well (thanks, GamesIndustry.biz). Super Mario 3D All-Stars is Nintendo's classic collection of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy.
Feature: Can't Buy Super Mario 64 On Switch Anymore? Psst! The N64 Original Is Better
Feature: Can't Buy Super Mario 64 On Switch Anymore? Psst! The N64 Original Is Better
EON discusses Super 64: PAL Edition. As you'll no doubt have heard, Super Mario 3D All-Stars — the 3D Mario collection that bundles Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy in a single Switch cartridge (or download) — will no longer be available to buy after 31st March 2021.
This is it, Nintendo kills Super Mario 3D All-Stars in one week
This is it, Nintendo kills Super Mario 3D All-Stars in one week
The time has come. If you've been holding off on a purchase of Super Mario 3D All-Stars for Nintendo Switch, you have just one week left to play into Nintendo's artificially-induced FOMO and purchase a copy - or miss out forever. Nintendo will delete its compilation of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy from the Switch eShop servers on 31st March.
Memory Pak: Looking Into The Light In Super Mario 64
Memory Pak: Looking Into The Light In Super Mario 64
You know, that level where Mario blinds himself? My dad used to tell me that, when he was young, the world was in black and white.
Custom DS emulator adds analog control to Super Mario 64 DS
Custom DS emulator adds analog control to Super Mario 64 DS
Super Mario 64 DS is a mostly-great game.
In Bowser's Fury, Mario's world and open worlds breathe new life into each other
In Bowser's Fury, Mario's world and open worlds breathe new life into each other
A friend of mine once told me that when Mario 64 came out, people became properly obsessed with Mario falling asleep.
RetroArch’s Open Hardware project aims to make using real cartridges on emulators easy
RetroArch’s Open Hardware project aims to make using real cartridges on emulators easy
Okay, let's be realistic here. You're probably not plugging your Super Mario 64 cartridge into your PC every time you load up Project64 or Mupen.
Random: Super Mario 64 Gets A Ray Tracing Makeover Thanks To Fan Mod
Random: Super Mario 64 Gets A Ray Tracing Makeover Thanks To Fan Mod
Fan support continues on. You may recall that before Super Mario 3D All-Stars was formally announced, Super Mario 64's source code was reverse engineered and released on PC.
It's 2021, And Super Mario 64 Now Has Ray Tracing
It's 2021, And Super Mario 64 Now Has Ray Tracing
You might think that marrying mid-90s textures to 21st-century lighting tricks would look hideous, but this video of the Super Mario 64 PC port is looking very nice. Read more...
Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #77 - Super Mario 64 DS
Poll: Box Art Brawl: Duel #77 - Super Mario 64 DS
Where's my DS wrist strap thumb nub thing? Welcome back to Box Art Brawl, our poll series to find out which of two or more regional retro box art variants is the most pleasing to our modern sensibilities. Last time we observed SNES brawler Final Fight 3 as it engaged in a fierce duel between East and West.
This Skyrim mod makes it a Super Mario 64-style Chaos Edition with random zany effects
This Skyrim mod makes it a Super Mario 64-style Chaos Edition with random zany effects
Skyrim is great. With the help of the best Skyrim mods, it can be tuned to become basically the RPG game of your dreams - but it can be tweaked into something truly zany, too.
Is Super Mario 64's movement STILL the best in gaming?
Is Super Mario 64's movement STILL the best in gaming?
Hang on, is Super Mario 64's movement still the best in gaming? Load up the game and you're dropped back at Peach's Castle entrance, with the shush of that distant waterfall.
Fall Guys Adds Super Mario 64 Easter Egg
Fall Guys Adds Super Mario 64 Easter Egg
It's still not been announced for Switch, though. We know what you did.
Mario has a licence to kill in Peach's Castle
Mario has a licence to kill in Peach's Castle
Ever wondered what Peach's Castle from Mario 64 would look like as a GoldenEye level? Of course there's a mod for that. GoldenEye With Mario Characters is the work of modder StupidMarioBros1Fan.
Tune In To AGDQ Later To Watch Someone Speedrun Super Mario 64 Blindfolded
Tune In To AGDQ Later To Watch Someone Speedrun Super Mario 64 Blindfolded
What do you call Luigi with no eyes? Lug. Awesome Games Done Quick, the charity fundraising speedrun tournament held at the start of every year, is ending on Sunday, January 10th with an all-dungeon run of Ocarina of Time.
A Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Fan Has Created A Super Mario 64-Inspired DLC Expansion
A Zelda: Breath Of The Wild Fan Has Created A Super Mario 64-Inspired DLC Expansion
And they're releasing it for free. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild remains one of the Switch's greatest titles almost four years since its release, providing us with hours of fun across its main campaign and DLC expansions.
Fans hit back at Nintendo's recent wave of soundtrack takedowns
Fans hit back at Nintendo's recent wave of soundtrack takedowns
Nintendo fans have hit back at a recent decision to block the soundtracks of a number of its biggest games, including The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Super Mario 64, and Mario Kart Wii, by trolling the company on social media. As spotted by Screenrant (thanks, Nintendo Life), fans noticed the soundtracks had been pulled a few days back.
Random: Disgruntled Fans Spam Nintendo Tweet In Response To YouTube Soundtrack Takedowns
Random: Disgruntled Fans Spam Nintendo Tweet In Response To YouTube Soundtrack Takedowns
Here we go again. Nintendo fans have reportedly started to "troll" and spam the company's UK Twitter account after the Japanese branch blocked a bunch of soundtracks on YouTube earlier this week. It all kicked off on 8th December, when video game soundtrack archivist and YouTube Channel GilvaSunner revealed (via Twitter) how Nintendo Japan had blocked a second lot of music - including soundtracks for Super Mario 64, Super Mario Kart, Super Smash Bros.
Random: See Super Mario 64's Jolly Roger Bay Like Never Before In This 360º Interactive Video
Random: See Super Mario 64's Jolly Roger Bay Like Never Before In This 360º Interactive Video
Or watch in VR. With the release of Super Mario 3D All-Stars last month, plenty of us have been reexploring the glorious, nostalgic locations found within Super Mario 64.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Posters Now Available On My Nintendo Europe
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Posters Now Available On My Nintendo Europe
Just pay shipping! A nice selection of Super Mario 3D All-Stars posters has appeared on the My Nintendo store in Europe, available to fans at no extra cost besides the shipping. The set features three posters – one each for Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy – and can be claimed for just 300 of your Platinum Points on the My Nintendo website.
There's A Toad In Super Mario Sunshine That Is Trapped Alone Beneath The Map, Forever
There's A Toad In Super Mario Sunshine That Is Trapped Alone Beneath The Map, Forever
There are a lot of fun characters and enemies in Super Mario Sunshine, which was recently re-released on Switch alongside Mario 64 and Galaxy via the Mario 3D All-Stars collection.
Let's Debate The Merits Of Super Mario Sunshine
Let's Debate The Merits Of Super Mario Sunshine
Super Mario Sunshine. Mario’s second foray into a three-dimensional plane built on the foundation of 1996’s Super Mario 64.
Mario 64: Every Secret Star Location
Mario 64: Every Secret Star Location
Here's how to get every secret star in Super Mario 64.
Super Mario 64: Every Secret Star in Peach's Castle
Super Mario 64: Every Secret Star in Peach's Castle
Playing Super Mario 3D All-Stars? Don't miss these classic secret stars in Super Mario 64.
Video: 35 Hidden Secrets And Exploits In Super Mario 3D All-Stars
Video: 35 Hidden Secrets And Exploits In Super Mario 3D All-Stars
Did you know about these? Super Mario 3D All-Stars may well be made up of three pretty old games – can you believe that even Super Mario Galaxy is now 13 years old? – but we're willing to bet that we know of a fair few secrets that will blow your Mushroom Kingdom socks off. In the video above, Nintendo Life newbie Jon takes you through 35 hidden secrets and exploits that can be discovered across Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy.
Random: Forget The Switch, Super Mario 64 Has Been Ported To Dreamcast, PS2 And PS Vita
Random: Forget The Switch, Super Mario 64 Has Been Ported To Dreamcast, PS2 And PS Vita
The ports we REALLY wanted, right? Right?! Super Mario 3D All-Stars is available now on Switch, and it's a good time indeed.
Now Super Mario 64 Is Running On A Sega Dreamcast
Now Super Mario 64 Is Running On A Sega Dreamcast
Seeing Super Mario 64 running on a PlayStation 2 was one thing, but there’s something even more unsettling/impressive about seeing it playable on a Sega console. Read more...
Mario 64: Find Every Secret Star in the Castle
Mario 64: Find Every Secret Star in the Castle
Don't miss any of those sneaky stars hiding in Princess Peach's Castle in Super Mario 64.
So long,
So long, "gay Bowser" - fans lament the loss of Mario 64's most famous line in Super Mario 3D All-Stars
Mario's famous "gay Bowser" line isn't in Super Mario 3D All-Stars' version of Super Mario 64 - and fans are waving a sad goodbye. In the original N64 masterpiece, Mario shouts "so long, gay Bowser!" as he chucks Bowser in the final boss fight.
Super Mario 64’s Weird 'Gay Bowser' Line Isn’t In Super Mario 3D All-Stars
Super Mario 64’s Weird 'Gay Bowser' Line Isn’t In Super Mario 3D All-Stars
Super Mario 3D All-Stars landed on Switch today, but with that occasion comes some bad news: Mario no longer says, “So long, gay Bowser!” during the Super Mario 64 boss fights.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars: remasters, emulation - or a mixture of both?
Super Mario 3D All-Stars: remasters, emulation - or a mixture of both?
Decades after the release of Super Mario All-Stars on Super NES, Nintendo revisits the concept with Super Mario 3D All-Stars - a compilation featuring Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy.
Video: Super Mario 3D All-Stars Looks Miles Better Than The Originals, And Here's The Proof
Video: Super Mario 3D All-Stars Looks Miles Better Than The Originals, And Here's The Proof
Surprise sur-bloomin'-prise. We all know that the new versions of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy contained within the Super Mario 3D All-Stars collection on Switch are going to look better; they're running on more powerful hardware, there's more pixels available on screen to utilise, it's obvious. What's not quite so obvious is just how much better they look.
Super Mario 64 Emulator In 3D All-Stars Includes References To Other N64 Titles
Super Mario 64 Emulator In 3D All-Stars Includes References To Other N64 Titles
Just "leftovers" from Wii U's Virtual Console? Yesterday, Super Mario 3D All-Stars for the Nintendo Switch was reportedly leaked online.
Super Mario 64 Runs On A PS2, Universe Does Not Implode
Super Mario 64 Runs On A PS2, Universe Does Not Implode
Last year the source code for Super Mario 64 was reverse-engineered by fans.
Xbox Series S News and Mario Direct Reactions! | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 53
Xbox Series S News and Mario Direct Reactions! | Final Checkpoint Podcast Ep. 53
This week Joel and Ben lucked out recording on Labor Day due to the Xbox Series S leak right before the podcast recording.
Video: New Super Mario 3D All-Stars Trailer Shows Off Fresh Footage And Features
Video: New Super Mario 3D All-Stars Trailer Shows Off Fresh Footage And Features
This Friday can't come soon enough. Another new trailer has appeared for Super Mario 3D All-Stars – you didn't expect Nintendo to just forget about it, did you? Yes, this latest trailer shows off a decent chunk of footage for all three games set to appear in the collection – Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy – and reminds us of some of the cool new features that have been implemented for the new release. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Feature: What's The Deal With Super Mario 64's
Feature: What's The Deal With Super Mario 64's "Shindou Pak Taiou" Version, Anyway?
Mario 64's obscure update you may not be familiar with. By now, we’ve surely all seen the news that Super Mario 64 is finally arriving on Switch as part of Super Mario 3D All-Stars, joining Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy in a limited-time bundle.
"Ass Warp" Is A Good Translation For Super Mario 64 Glitch
In Super Mario 64, the Backwards Long Jump trick has been used to refer to a glitch that’s known as Ketsu Waapu (ケツワープ).
Mario 64 is Doom now, thanks to this mod
Mario 64 is Doom now, thanks to this mod
It's-a me! Rip and tear!
Here's which Mario Galaxy motion control features are available in Switch's various forms
Here's which Mario Galaxy motion control features are available in Switch's various forms
Nintendo has offered clarification on the various degrees of controller support found in its newly announced Super Mario 3D All-Stars trilogy, noting, among other things, that it'll be possible to replicate Super Mario Galaxy's pointer functionality via the Switch's touchscreen. Of the three games included in the trilogy - Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy - it was the latter that had raised the most questions, given the somewhat dizzying permutations of controller options, play modes, and models available for Switch. The original Super Mario Galaxy on Wii, you see, featured motion control support for Mario's spin attack, alongside Wii Remote pointer functionality, enabling players to shift a cursor around the screen and sweep up Star Bits while simultaneously controlling Mario - a feature that didn't appear immediately replicable in Switch's handheld mode or on Switch Lite. Read more
Guide: Where To Pre-Order Super Mario 3D All-Stars On Nintendo Switch
Guide: Where To Pre-Order Super Mario 3D All-Stars On Nintendo Switch
Limited time only. Super Mario 3D All-Stars is a tempting game to pick up as it includes remastered versions of Super Mario 64 from Nintendo 64, Super Mario Sunshine from GameCube and Super Mario Galaxy from Wii.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Announced with Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Announced with Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine, and Super Mario Galaxy
Nintendo has announced Super Mario 3D All-Stars, a collection that includes Super Mario 64, Super Mario Galaxy 1, and Super Mario Sunshine.
Nintendo confirms Mario 64, Sunshine, Galaxy remasters for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo confirms Mario 64, Sunshine, Galaxy remasters for Nintendo Switch
Nintendo has confirmed its highly-anticipated trilogy of classic Super Mario game remasters headed to Nintendo Switch later this month.
Rumour: Super Mario Remasters To Be Announced This Month, But Won't Launch On Mario's 35th
Rumour: Super Mario Remasters To Be Announced This Month, But Won't Launch On Mario's 35th
3D World for Switch might slip into 2021, too. Mario turns 35 this year (the NES original hit Japan on September 13th, 1985), but it would seem that the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has scuppered the plans Nintendo had to celebrate this milestone. As has been reported by numerous sources, the company is working on a Switch collection which includes remastered versions of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy, and there are plans to produce a special edition of Super Mario 3D World for the console, too. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Why Do We Fall, Giant Monster?
Why Do We Fall, Giant Monster?
This week we celebrate learn how long it took to make Mario 64, fall in love with the dragon from Ring Fit Adventure, watch C-3PO finally get some revenge, check out the new trailer for Battletoads and laugh at a monster falling down.
Halo Infinite, Only On The N64
Halo Infinite, Only On The N64
Last month Microsoft showed off a ton of footage from the upcoming Halo Infinite, featuring a crash landing and a very upset pilot.
Super Mario 64 Took 622 Days To Develop, Suggests 'Gigaleak' Document
Super Mario 64 Took 622 Days To Develop, Suggests 'Gigaleak' Document
Super Mario 64 is arguably one of the best games of all time, not only due to how fun it is but also because of the technological leap it represented for the platforming genre.
Previously Unknown Super Mario 64 Enemy Found, Added To The Game
Previously Unknown Super Mario 64 Enemy Found, Added To The Game
These big Nintendo leaks aren’t just for curiosity’s sake; there’s a real practical element to them as well, like the fact modders have been able to find lost and unused enemies in titles like Super Mario 64 and get them back in the game. Read more...
Massive Star Fox Leaks Include Crystal-Clear 'Do A Barrel Roll' And Slippy's Angelic Voice
Massive Star Fox Leaks Include Crystal-Clear 'Do A Barrel Roll' And Slippy's Angelic Voice
The internet was recently set ablaze by a dump of Nintendo assets known as the “Gigaleak.” This batch includes incredible finds, like early Yoshi prototypes and even Luigi files in Super Mario 64.
It's True: Luigi Really Is In Super Mario 64, And Fans Are Thrilled
It's True: Luigi Really Is In Super Mario 64, And Fans Are Thrilled
For nearly two and a half decades, Nintendo fans have been trying to verify that Mario’s brother Luigi was somehow hidden away in the files of Nintendo 64 classic Super Mario 64.
Nintendo Gigaleak: Everything We Know and All the Major Discoveries
Nintendo Gigaleak: Everything We Know and All the Major Discoveries
Luigi in Mario 64, a cancelled Pokemon MMO, and much more have seemingly emerged in the Nintendo Gigaleak, what may well be the largest leak of internal video game information ever released.
25 years later, Nintendo fans have finally found Luigi in Super Mario 64
25 years later, Nintendo fans have finally found Luigi in Super Mario 64
Luigi being hidden somewhere in Super Mario 64 has long been an urban legend.
Huge Nintendo 'Gigaleak' Reveals Tons Of SNES & N64 Secrets, Like Luigi In Mario 64
Huge Nintendo 'Gigaleak' Reveals Tons Of SNES & N64 Secrets, Like Luigi In Mario 64
One of the longest-running and most interesting stories of 2020 has been the slow emergence of a ton of confidential, historic data contained within some big Nintendo leaks.
"Gigaleak" of alleged Nintendo source code includes major games from N64 and NES
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Mario 64, and Star Fox 2 all appear to have been leaked.
Super Mario 64 Source Code Leak May Confirm Luigi Was Planned to Be Playable
Super Mario 64 Source Code Leak May Confirm Luigi Was Planned to Be Playable
A massive Nintendo source code leak may have revealed a ton of development secrets for classic games, including that Luigi was once planned to be playable in Super Mario 64.
N64 Prototypes And Source Code Reportedly Leaked - Super Mario 64, Zelda: Ocarina Of Time And More
N64 Prototypes And Source Code Reportedly Leaked - Super Mario 64, Zelda: Ocarina Of Time And More
The floodgates have opened. A day after prototypes and source code for SNES games were spilled online, leakers have reportedly moved onto N64 titles. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
N64 Prototypes And Source Code Surfaces - Super Mario 64, Zelda: Ocarina Of Time And More
N64 Prototypes And Source Code Surfaces - Super Mario 64, Zelda: Ocarina Of Time And More
The floodgates have opened. A day after prototypes and source code for Super Nintendo games were spilled online, leakers have now moved onto N64 titles. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
The Mario 64 PC port looks like a full-blown remaster with new 4K texture pack
The Mario 64 PC port looks like a full-blown remaster with new 4K texture pack
Most textures have been manually redrawn by volunteers.
YouTuber Uses Kinect Mod To Play Mario 64 With A Trampoline
YouTuber Uses Kinect Mod To Play Mario 64 With A Trampoline
It turns out using motion controls to make Mario jump is hard work.
The Super Mario 64 PC Port Just Got A 60fps Patch
The Super Mario 64 PC Port Just Got A 60fps Patch
Smoother than before. The Super Mario 64 PC mod - that Nintendo tried to take legal action against - has certainly come a long way since its unofficial release in May. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Poll: Which Remastered Mario Games Would You Pick For A 'Super Mario All-Stars 2'?
Poll: Which Remastered Mario Games Would You Pick For A 'Super Mario All-Stars 2'?
Assemble your personal All-Stars from this buffet of 'Bros. It's the time of year for big video game announcements, and while 2020 has turned out a little differently to what you may have expected, there are sure to be big video game reveals in the coming days and weeks ahead. One announcement that many are banking on is the much-rumoured remasters of Mario games in honour of the plumber's upcoming 35th anniversary, including potential Switch releases for Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy.
Mario 64's Unofficial PC Port Will Look Glorious Once Modders Get Done With It
Mario 64's Unofficial PC Port Will Look Glorious Once Modders Get Done With It
Ever since a fan-made PC version of Mario 64 was released last month, modders have been having fun updating the nearly 25-year old Nintendo 64 game to give it a fresh, modern look. Read more...