Summary: The game is the mother load of gaming. Only now with The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time can a game match or surpass Super Mario 64. It will still live on as the game that launched the revolution in gaming.
Summary: When a new Nintendo system arrives the first game available for it is usually a game that is so great it has it's own special mark in history and Super Mario 64 hasn't broken this tradition yet.
Excerpt: That's the best way to describe the launch of the Nintendo 64. After numerous delays and the decision to make the system cartridge-based, the third parties left in droves for the greener pastures of CD-ROM media.
Excerpt: Mama Mia! Hey! Whatsa matta you? You no lika Mario? To be honest, who isn't a little sick of Mario by this point? The Nintendo icon has graced the titles of dozens of video games for uncountable different video game systems (Don't forget it was Mario who originally fought Donkey Kong). He's also been found on bedsheets, action figures, breakfast cereal, a major motion picture (Bob Hoskins, you sold out!
Pros: - Beautiful graphics, - True 3D platforming, - Some puzzle solving, -
Excerpt: Mario is back to save Princess Peach again in Super Mario 64. Bowser has taken the power stars and hid them all throughout the Princess\' castle, and you, Mario, must collect the needed stars and defeat Bowser to rescue her. There are 15 normal levels to explore, as well as a few secret ones. There are 120 stars in all, though only around 70 are needed to defeat Bowser once and for all.
Excerpt: Along with a few other Mario games, this is one that set the bar on platformers, namely, three-dimensional ones. So, Mario must run, jump, and fly in and around a castle plus fifteen great levels in search of 120 Stars. Graphics are Maxed out, because at the time, there was very little to compare this with. Music, especially the Bowser stages, are excellent as well, and let us not forget the â€œYa, WAH, YEE-HAW!â€� whenever Mario does his amazing triple jump.