Your first ever N64 game?

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#1 Posted by MachidaX89 (72 posts) -

What was the first game you ever had for the N64.
The first game i got for the N64 was Mario Kart 64 and the console.
I got them both as a gift for my birthday.

#2 Posted by DualReaver (3882 posts) -

Donkey Kong 64.

#3 Posted by crunchUK (5963 posts) -

i got body harvest, goldeneye and world cup 98 with mine. wow that was one awesome day

#4 Posted by TheGTAvaccine (2884 posts) -

I dont even remember.

#5 Posted by WhiteDesert89 (8 posts) -

Goldeneye

#6 Posted by Shadow (4977 posts) -

Donkey Kong 64. It was the last DK game I cared even slightly about...but damn was it awesome.

#7 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6535 posts) -

I got it the Christmas it came out, when there were only two games. I got Mario 64, and that alone justified the purchase.

#8 Posted by Shadow2K6 (381 posts) -

Diddy Kong Racing got it with my N64 for christmas.

#9 Posted by Clean (2356 posts) -

Mario 64

#10 Posted by Major (506 posts) -

Diddy Kong Racing

#11 Posted by Bass (692 posts) -

Ocarina of Time

#12 Posted by Hamz (6846 posts) -

Goldeneye

#13 Posted by Martyr (34 posts) -

Excitebike 64

#14 Posted by suneku (2997 posts) -

Donkey Kong 64

#15 Posted by ganja_dude (29 posts) -

man, i grew up with this machine. so many memories... like when i played mario kart  and pressed pause in the middel of the race and went to school and continiude wen i got home like 7 hours later. man... many memories...

yeah mario kart was first game, shortly after i got a basket ball game but som asshole robed it a long time agoe so i dont remember the name of it... but i remember you could play as aliens or something... yeah, it was whicked-cool

#16 Posted by Dolphin_Butter (1913 posts) -

Super Mario 64.

#17 Posted by RocketKnightKenny (14 posts) -

My first was Mario Kart 64.

#18 Posted by joey (976 posts) -

I actally didn't own a Nintendo 64 until the last Christmas before it was discontinued, so my first 64 game (that i owned, not the first one i played) was Banjo-Tooie.

#19 Posted by clubsandwich (3795 posts) -

Starfox, I loved it.

#20 Posted by Mr_Bauer (398 posts) -

Super Mario 64

#21 Posted by Gorillawhat (1259 posts) -

My first N64 game was the first proper console game I had. It would be Mario Kart, which I would play a ton of, and then I became quite addicted to Harvest Moon... *sigh* those poor pregnant cows.

#22 Posted by Dimsey (946 posts) -

Diddy Kong Racing was my first.

#23 Posted by OneEyedNinja7 (797 posts) -

My dad being the non-gamer that he is thought that any game with Mario in the title was the same. So when I asked for Super Mario 64 the Christmas that I got my N64, he gave me Mario Golf (my first game, but wasn't bad by any means). He did this again, except with Mario Kart 64 the next year, and then Mario Party the year after that. Eventually I went to a Gamestop to get my own copy of Super Mario 64.

#24 Posted by Willy105 (4688 posts) -

Diddy Kong Racing!

#25 Posted by Tomzombie (396 posts) -

Mario 64, that ending blows you don't even get to ride Yoshi WTF

#26 Posted by Player1 (3850 posts) -

mmm....probably nba something. Apparently I played it at a friends house. Have no clue on the year though. 

#27 Posted by Dalai (6976 posts) -

Like many people, Super Mario 64.  Awesome launch game.

#28 Posted by Demyx (3237 posts) -

My brother didn't get one until a while after, and his first game was Madden.

#29 Posted by Jigen (189 posts) -

Mario 64, I got the N64 a few days before it was even released (they started selling them early for some reason).  Man I was so hyped for that I went insane.  I anticipated the thing for months.

#30 Posted by Kush (8889 posts) -

I've never owned a Nintendo 64, but someone gave me a copy of Ocarina of Time...so I have that game. :P

#31 Posted by Tearhead (2143 posts) -

Ummm... I think it was Banjo-Tooie.

#32 Posted by Demilich (2599 posts) -

Goldeneye and San Francisco Rush.

#33 Posted by HandsomeDead (11863 posts) -

I got quite a few at once for Christmas but the one I played first was WWF Warzone.

#34 Posted by jakob187 (21640 posts) -

All of these posts are lies.  Everyone's first game was Super Mario 64 and you know it!

#35 Posted by Lies (3866 posts) -

Donkey Kong 64. Loved that game to death, although I never beat it.

#36 Posted by Roger_Klotz (764 posts) -

Mario 64 and Piolet Wings...So many memories.

#37 Posted by Jigen (189 posts) -
jakob187 said:
"All of these posts are lies.  Everyone's first game was Super Mario 64 and you know it!"
No, I believe them, there's a lot of kids & people that didn't have the money to get it on day one.  I'm just surprised there aren't more hardcore gamers like me (and maybe you?) here...
#38 Posted by jakob187 (21640 posts) -

Lot of DK 64 on here...

...hated that game.  Perfect Dark too.  Actually, I hated any game that took that stupid fucking booster pack scam shit.  Except Rogue Squadron.  That was amazing!
#39 Posted by wefwefasdf (6729 posts) -

Star Wars Pod Racing.

#40 Posted by Black_Rose (7785 posts) -

Wave Race 64, still is my favorite

#41 Posted by Relys (984 posts) -

Super Mario 64 from a rented 64, then Zelda OOT from an emulator, then SSB 64 was my first cartridge.

#42 Posted by xXTharosXx (72 posts) -

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, StarFox 64 and NHL 98 I got them all for Christmas

#43 Posted by HistoryInRust (6267 posts) -
SpikeSpiegel said:
"Star Wars Pod Racing."
Star Wars Episode I: Racer was fucking amazing.  I'm glad someone else at least acknowledges this game's existence.

For me, it was Starfox 64.  Still one of my favorite N64 titles. 
#44 Posted by roblopez (54 posts) -
#45 Posted by Maru (286 posts) -

Mari 64,  I regret selling this system... infact should have kept my Sega Genesis too.. damn it.

#46 Posted by Randolph (374 posts) -

I think the first game I played on it was Mario 64, the first game I owned on it was StarFox 64, and my favorite games on it were Duke Nukem 64, Doom 64, and Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire.  Great system.

#47 Posted by spiceninja (3055 posts) -

The first game I owned for it was Rayman 2. I debated on either getting it or Earthworm Jim 3D. Thankfully I got Rayman 2.

#48 Posted by DuhQbnSiLo (2139 posts) -

Golden-Eye

#49 Edited by TheGreatGuero (9130 posts) -

I might be alone on this one. I got Cruis'n USA as my first N64 game. I believe I wanted to get Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, but it was sold out everywhere, so I got Cruis'n instead. I recall Super Mario 64 was the first game I rented on my N64, and my best friends thought I was nuts because Mortal Kombat Trilogy had just come out and we were all huge MK fans. I think I made the right choice there by going with Mario. Really... MKT in general wasn't so hot, especially not so much on the N64. As for Cruisin', well... looking back, it's not a great game, but I had some good times with it. Heh, and in the end, I'm not the biggest fan of Super Mario 64. I can appreciate it's significance in paving the way for 3D games to follow, but for the most part, I don't think it's nearly as great as most people would have you believe. I actually feel similarly about Mario Galaxy, which I think was quite a major disappointment, and unlike Super Mario 64, I can't really say it did much for the greater good of games.

Also, I'd just like to add that I think the N64 doesn't get nearly the recognition it deserves. Most people will claim the PS1 was superior, but looking back, I think N64 definitely had the better games. Sure, it had some major dry spells, which have plagued Nintendo sense, but the quality was top-notch with most of those big games. Ultimately, I think we can all agree that what's more important is quality over quantity.

#50 Posted by SSbabel (1141 posts) -

1080 snowboarding.

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