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    Killer Instinct Gold

    Game » consists of 2 releases. Released Nov 25, 1996

    An expanded version of Killer Instinct 2 made for the Nintendo 64. Console-exclusive features include Team Battles, Team Elimination Battles, Training modes and Controller Pak support.

    Short summary describing this game.

    Killer Instinct Gold last edited by PlamzDooM on 07/10/21 03:24PM View full history

    From Arcade to Nintendo 64

    Prepare to fight!
    Prepare to fight!

    Iniitally Rare and Nintendo had planned to make a port of the first Killer Instinct for N64. Alongside Cruis'n USA, the abandoned port was one of the first titles announced for the N64. When Nintendo realized however that the N64 wouldn't be ready for a holiday 95 release, it was decided to make a port for the Super Nintendo insead. With a port already released the team decided to work on a port of Killer Instinct 2 for the N64 instead.

    Killer Instinct 2 and Killer Instinct Gold may share the same story. Unlike the arcade version of Killer Instinct 2, Killer Instinct Gold did not have any FMV due to the lack of space on the N64 cartridge. To further conserve space, some frames of animation were removed and the backgrounds were rendered in 3D.

    Playable Characters

    Cheat Codes

    • Special Costumes- At the character profiles shown in the beginning of the game, enter Z, B, A, Z, A, L
    • Gargos- At a character biography, enter Z, A, R, Z, A, B
    • Play as a random character- At the character select screen, Press Up and Press Start
    • Sky Stage- After selecting your characters in Two-Player Mode, both players press Down and C-Down.

    Soundtrack

    The N64 release of Killer Instinct Gold came with a soundtrack CD. It contained the following tracks:

    1. K.I. Feeling
    2. The Way U Move
    3. Controlling Trasmission
    4. Oh Yeah
    5. It's A Jungle
    6. Do It Now!
    7. Full-bore
    8. The Instinct
    9. Yo Check This Out!
    10. Freeze
    11. Trailblazer
    12. Tooth & Claw
    13. Ya Ha Haa
    14. Rumble
    15. The Extreme
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