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SKTTR

Nintendo 64 mini Classic, assuming it will have 30 selected games on it, just like the NES mini Classic:

01. Wii U / Wii - Super Mario 64
02. Wii U / Wii - Mario Kart 64
03. Wii U / Wii - Paper Mario
04. Wii U / Wii - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
05. Wii U / Wii - The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
06. Wii U / Wii - Star Fox 64
07. Wii U / Wii - Wave Race 64
08. Wii U / Wii - Yoshi's Story
09. Wii U / Wii - F-Zero X
10. Wii U / Wii - 1080° Snowboarding
11. Wii U / Wii - Kirby 64 - The Crystal Shards
12. Wii U / Wii - Pokemon Snap
13. Wii U / Wii - Mario Party 2
14. Wii U / Wii - Mario Golf
15. Wii U / Wii - Mario Tennis
16. Wii U / Wii - Sin And Punishment
17. Wii U - Donkey Kong 64
18. Wii U - Excitebike 64
19. Wii - Super Smash Bros.
20. Wii - Pokémon Puzzle League
21. Wii - Cruis'n USA
22. Wii - Bomberman Hero (Nintendo / HUDSON SOFT)
23. Wii - Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber (SQUARE ENIX)

That's the twenty-three Nintendo 64 games Nintendo has re-released on Wii Virtual Console, and Wii U Virtual Console.

N64 Games that Nintendo could add with ease:

24. Mario Party 3
25. Pilotwings 64
26. Cruis'n World
27. Ridge Racer 64

Additional games that defined the console back in the day:

28. GoldenEye
29. Killer Instinct Gold

Fill up the final spot with a N64 classic that stood the test of time yourself!

There are too many good ones for me to pick. Practically every Rare game made for the console (Conker's Bad Fur Day, Banjo-Kazooie, Banjo-Tooie, Perfect Dark, Jet Force Gemini, Blast Corps, Diddy Kong Racing, etc.), and Tetrisphere, Mischief Makers, The New Tetris, Bomberman 64, Resident Evil 2, Doom 64, Wetrix, Body Harvest, Space Station Silicon Valley, StarCraft 64, Command & Conquer, Harvest Moon 64, just to name a few.

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ogo79

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the_shpydar wrote:
As @ogo79 said, the SNS-RZ-USA is a prime giveaway that it's not a legit retail cart.
And yes, he is (usually) always right, and he is (almost) the sexiest gamer out there (not counting me) ;)

Atariboy

We've never even had 30 N64 classics available on the Virtual Console, so I doubt it. If/when it happens, I'd expect 8-12 titles. And be patient since Nintendo's focus is going to be on the first Christmas for the Switch a year from now.

Thus I would not be surprised if this concept is put away for a time, with the knowledge that it's a success and can be awakened again during that transitional lull that always seems to occur when Nintendo's last gen platform is in its twilight but they've yet to launch its successor. As this new system has amply demonstrated, this an excellent way to stir excitement for your brand and to prop up your finances during a slow business period, so I think they'll file this away for a few years for the next time.

I'd bet on a SuperNES Classic Edition and hopefully eventually a N64 themed successor, but it also wouldn't surprise me if I have a 5 year wait ahead of me before it happens, with the existing NES Classic Edition merely restocked come Fall 2017 (Perhaps with a slightly refreshed or expanded game lineup or even a top loading theme, in order to attract some double dipping).

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Haywired

An N64 Mini would be a tricky one I guess because these things sell so much on nostalgia, and such a huge part of N64 nostalgia (well in this country certainly) is Goldeneye. And because of the rights issues I doubt they'd be able to get that on there. They'd have to put a sticker on it like 'Warning: This does not include Goldeneye'.

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Atariboy

Nintendo in my opinion would have a much easier chance securing licenses for a few Rare classics on a plug and play, than they would for the Virtual Console. These systems aren't really in competition with Microsoft, so I'm not sure I'd dismiss the possibility of a game or two escaping for a potential N64 Classic Edition.

That said, I'd say that this year's SNES Classic proved I was right about the game count. 30 NES games and 21 SNES games suggests perhaps 15 N64 games at the top end. So the suggestion of such a device having 30 N64 games is even easier to dismiss these days.

But I'd personally bet on a Game Boy Classic next year before a N64 themed release.

Atariboy

blast2fire

Hi everyone,

A few reasons why, some of the N64's classics won't make it on, the "Classic Edition" is that it has a lot to do with licensing and copyright policies. Also, the only game developed by Rareware, that Nintendo actually owns the licenses to are the Donkey Kong games...that's pretty much it! That being said, this could be a huge deal breaker for many fans of, the Nintendo 64 and its small but fun library of games. As most N64 enthusiasts already know, a large proportion of the N64's classic titles were, indeed developed by Rareware during its lifespan in the mid to late 90s. Now to just name a few, there won't be any Rareware titles such as Banjo-Kazooie, Banjo-Tooie, Blast Corps, Conker's Bad Fur Day, Diddy Kong Racing, GoldenEye 007, Jet Force Gemini, Killer Instinct Gold, and Perfect Dark on the N64 Classic Edition.

Sadly, the first original Mario Party won't make the cut either, Mario Party 2 will be the only game added from the Mario Party series...smh! Now don't get me wrong, Mario Party 2 is great game and all but, wouldn't you much rather have the first original Mario Party game that started it all...I know I would! Anyhow, lets forget about Rareware for a minute and, lets talk about some of the other great, N64 classics & hidden gems that were released on the console as well. Let's not forget about games like Body Harvest, Castlevania 64, Doom64, Harvest Moon 64, Mischief Makers, Pilot Wings, Resident Evil: 2, Space Station: Silicon Valley, StarCraft 64, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, Turok: Dinosaur Hunter, Quake 1&2, WinBack and a few others I can't remember off the top of my head...lol!

Other than that, I do think it's cool that, Nintendo is considering on releasing a Classic Edition of the N64. But all jokes aside, I'm actually happy and just fine playing games on, my original N64 that I've had for about 20 years now. To be perfectly honest, I've had the same N64 since, the Christmas of 1997 and I'm 31 years old as of now. Yes, it's true, I still have my very first and original N64 that, I had received as a gift when I was about 11 or 12 years old. To make a long story short, everything still works the same as the first day I had gotten it. Although, if I did somehow pick one up, it'll just sit in the box on my shelf as a collectable...nothing more! All it would be is, one of those things just to say I have one. Lastly, I've always been a huge fan of, the Nintendo 64 but due to the Classic Edition's lineup/list of possible games, I'm slightly more excited to pick up an SNES Classic Edition instead...just my opinion.

Now in regards to myself, the only game I'm sorta excited about on, the N64 Classic Edition is "Sins and Punishment" as it was never released here in the United States before. Regardless of everything I just said, who on here is excited about, the N64 Classic Edition if Nintendo decides to manufacture them for, consumers and fans around the world...? Much as I'm a fan of the N64 and, much as I'm happy to hear awesome Nintendo related news, I'm also kinda disappointed in a way at the same time...here's why!? Now I'm not mad or, am I hating on Nintendo but, I just feel that they could of added more games for the N64 Classic Edition's library. Who here feels sorta the same way as I do...?

To those who, actually took the time to read my post, thank you!...

Kind regards,
-blast2fire

blast2fire

KingMike

Haywired wrote:

They'd have to put a sticker on it like 'Warning: This does not include Goldeneye'.

Trademark issue "Sorry, this does not include a first-person shooting title based on a spy film franchise."

KingMike

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