This story originally published during the Nintendo 64 s 20th anniversary of its Japanese launch.
September 26, 1996 was when it came out in the U.S., so we re highlighting this piece to help celebrate.Happy birthday, Nintendo 64!Nintendo s third home console released in Japan on June 23, 1996.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, GamesBeat reporter Jeff Grubb and community manager Mike Minotti each highlight three of their favorite games released on the system.I know it s the obvious choice, but how can you not include it?
It not only showed off how cool 3D gaming could be on the Nintendo 64, but it also showed how to make it happen.
20 years later, and it still feels responsive and exciting.
A lot of people are sick of hearing about Ocarina of Time, but it was such a big deal for a reason.