Argonaut Games founder Jez San believes the influential Nintendo 64 title, “Super Mario 64,” was inspired by the company’s 1997 game, “Croc: Legend of the Gobbos.”
A game from 1996 inspired by a game from 1997? Sorry Jez, but that's a load of Croc.
read the article!
or "a Croc of Sh*t"
Argonaut had a contract to make a 3D platformer, which starred Yoshi. After showing the prototype to Nintendo, one year later Super Mario 64 was release which offer similar mechanic that Argonaut's prototype had. After their contract expired with Nintendo, Argonaut turn the 3D prototype into Croc.
Yea, considering Yoshi wasn't playable in Mario 64 and it was in development starting as early as 1994 I'd say it's kind of BS.
Wow, I remember Croc.
it was a nice game, I loved some of its music too.
Ha, the music was great. The theme in particular was awesome. :)
Whether mario 64 was inspired by croc or not is debatable, but I personally found Mario to be a fuller, richer and deeper experience. Croc was initially fun, but became incredibly repetitive and by extension dull, all too quickly.
Uhhh is this about Yoshi? Does Jez San not realize that Yoshi wasn't introduce in Super Mario 64, but way before that?
yoshi was on super nintendo
I see that all the time on this site: Blackmanone poses the question about Yoshi coming into existance before Croc, then D-riders simply confirms it.
I loved Croc, thats old school memories demo disc from cereal boxes for my PS1 LoL
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