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It’s funny to look back at my feature for the launch of the N64 and see all the reasons that the machine was eventually labelled „disappointing“ and even a „failure“ by some critics were actually all obvious right from the start, but now the console’s weaknesses seem unimportant next to the outstanding quality of the system’s games.

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Now that my therapy session is complete, what’s your favourite console or gaming computer?

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However Canada Goose Online the 64 fits into the ‚golden age‘ of my life where i would hire a title every week with my friend and play all night. It was just the right balanace of wow factor with the graphics, i still remember being gobsmacked seeing mario climbing up and doing a hand stand on top of a tree, but didnt sell (all) its games on the basis of good graphics, they actually had to play well.

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However I can never forget the number of hours (or days) I „wasted/enjoyed“ NES back in my primary years Battle City, Devil World, Goonies, Solomon’s Key and of course, Super Mario Bros.

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