​The Nintendo 64 Celebrates 25 Years Of Memories

​The Nintendo 64 Celebrates 25 Years Of Memories

Posted by Aaron on 23rd Jun 2021

The Nintendo 64 turns 25 years old today! Originally released in Japan on June 23rd 1996, it would see a release in the United States a few months later in September of the same year.

For its time, the console featured cutting edge graphics and innovative controls all while continuing the long-held tradition of cartridge based games during a time when the industry was switching to a CD based format.

The console would go on to to sell almost 33 million units worldwide and feature such memorable games like: Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, GoldenEye 007, Star Fox 64, Mario Kart 64, Paper Mario, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Perfect Dark and more.

Happy 25th Birthday to the Nintendo 64!