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Submitted by BnBMartin 935d ago | opinion piece

What Made Wave Race 64 So Darn Special?

Few N64 games are as beautiful as Wave Race 64. We thought we’d get our cameras out and take a closer look at the impressive amount of detail on show in this exceptional watercraft racer. (Nintendo 64, Retro, Wave Race 64 VC)

Gr81  +   935d ago
Definitely
A classic. One of the best unique racing games ever.
drsnoopyseussdog  +   935d ago
Ive spent more time with waverace 64 than with mario kart 64 XD
bullymangLer  +   935d ago
tsss . Waverace64 is another reason why Nintendo's 64 is King . .
Megaton  +   935d ago
Very fond memories of this game. They should make a new one.
Toon_Link  +   935d ago
I remember playing this game for hours at a time with my buddies.
rapidturtle  +   935d ago
This was a classic. Man I played the hell out of my N64
Kevlar009  +   935d ago
"Don't miss anymore". We all know you did, admit it
(The Gamecube code for the condescending narrator was certainly one of the more quirky secrets)

My cousin only owned two games for his N64, Wave Race and Shadows of the Empire
NiteX  +   935d ago
Still play it every now and then today. Would love to see a new one for the Wii U.
FAT MAN GO BOOM  +   935d ago
Simple Control Gameplay and one thing that many games are missing... FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN...

IF a game is not FUN is is an automatic fail... the whole point to gaming is fun and many publishers developers and sometimes gamers so miss this point..
sandman224  +   935d ago
Because back when that title was released we weren't used to playing any race games on water with waves effecting the handling of your wave runner. It's was new to everyone plus the graphics were awsome back in the day.
3-4-5  +   935d ago
* The Water physics were amazing for it's time and still hold up pretty good actually.

* The soundtrack was awesome too. Really nice relaxing drum & bass mixed with semi-jazzy chill tunes.

* Tracks were designed good, and there was variation.

* Being able to just free ride anywhere you want and doing tricks.

They HAVE to make Wave Race U.
febreeze1  +   935d ago
WAVE RACE! duh duh duh dunnn!I love the intro screen.
hano  +   935d ago
Yeah, this game had something really strange about it, I loved it so much.
And riding the dolphin was icing on the cake.

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