Is Mario 64 worth playing now?

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3 years ago#1
I never had an N64 as a kid, I went from SNES to GC, so I've never played through Mario 64 before. Of course I've played it at other people's houses before, but I only ever made it a few levels in. So since there's no nostalgia at all, is it worth playing now?
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3 years ago#2
It still is the best 3D/2D Mario platforming game ever made, so the answer is a definite strong YES, DAMMIT!
3 years ago#3
BoosterBurst posted...
It still is the best 3D/2D Mario platforming game ever made, so the answer is a definite strong YES, DAMMIT!
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3 years ago#4
If you can find it the DS version is better, I enjoyed the game and I had no nostalgia attached to it.
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3 years ago#5
BoosterBurst posted...
It still is the best 3D/2D Mario platforming game ever made, so the answer is a definite strong YES, DAMMIT!


couldn't disagree more with the first part, but yes. Mario 64 is ALWAYS worth playing.
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3 years ago#6
slickvic1990 posted...
BoosterBurst posted...
It still is the best 3D/2D Mario platforming game ever made, so the answer is a definite strong YES, DAMMIT!


couldn't disagree more with the first part, but yes. Mario 64 is ALWAYS worth playing.


Baha05 posted...
If you can find it the DS version is better, I enjoyed the game and I had no nostalgia attached to it.
3 years ago#7
The original one is so much better and the ds version doesn't really do it justice even if the graphics are a bit better. The N64 graphics make the game what it is awsome.
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3 years ago#8
It will never have the impact of when it first came out but its def a classic you should try out. Although I do somewhat prefer banjo kazooie
3 years ago#9
Xx5ILLYR4BBITxX posted...
The original one is so much better and the ds version doesn't really do it justice even if the graphics are a bit better. The N64 graphics make the game what it is awsome.


The nostalgia in this one.

I don't know how having more playable characters, more levels, and enhanced graphics doesn't make SM64DS better than the original. Hell, play it on the 3DS and its better by tenfold.
3 years ago#10
What makes the DS version better? The biggest reason why I'm interested in playing the game is because the game is so iconic, so I feel like Mario games after Mario 64 may sometimes make small references to Mario 64 and I'm not catching them because I haven't played it. Also, the Banjo games are on my list of games to play!
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