Nintendo 64 And Nintendo DS Games Coming To Wii U Virtual Console Today

Yup, Nintendo DS and Nintendo 64 titles will be hitting the Wii U Virtual Console today. You will be able to download classics such as Super Mario 64 and Yoshi’s Island DS today. More titles will obviously be added over time.

Original Zelda Majora’s Mask Development Team Was Made Up Of 40 People

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is one of the most beloved games in the Legend of Zelda series, but did you know that the original development team only consisted of 40 people? Well, that what’s Legend of Zelda producer Eiji Aonuma told Kotaku. Not a bad team size for what is an exceptional game.

Thanks, MasterPikachu6

The Legend Of Zelda Majora’s Mask 3DS Vs N64 Comparison Video

Didn’t spot the differences in the recently released trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3DS compared to the original Nintendo 64 version? Well NWR has kindly produced a video which showcases the visual changes between the two versions. We also found out yesterday that Majora’s Mask 3D will also take full advantage of the New Nintendo 3DS, but we’ve yet to find out what additional functionality there will be on the newer hardware.

Thanks, John

Teens React To Smash Bros On The Nintendo 64

Uh oh, there’s another Teens React To video and this time they’ve decided to target the beloved Super Smash Bros on the Nintendo 64. At least the majority of the realise what they’ve been handed in a video game cartridge. Anyway, you can check out their amusing impressions in the video embedded above, if you dare.

Thanks to those who sent this in.

Pierce Brosnan Plays GoldenEye 007 With Jimmy Fallon

James Bond actor Pierce Brosnan recently appeared on American TV show The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. It wouldn’t be complete without Fallon inviting Pierce Brosnan to play the iconic Nintendo 64 shooter, GoldenEye 007. You can watch the pair getting to grips with the legendary first person shooter in amusing ways, above.

Thanks, Barry D

Nintendo 64 Games Coming Soon According To Official Wii U Virtual Console Page

A number of you have emailed in to say that the official Wii U Virtual Console page mentions that Nintendo 64 games are on their way. The website doesn’t give a specific time frame regarding when we should expect them, but hopefully it’s soon.

Check back regularly for the latest releases, including the future addition of titles from the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo 64 systems.

Thanks to those who sent this in.

3DS Has Now Officially Sold More Units Than The Nintendo 64

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It now appears as though the Nintendo 3DS has sold more units than Nintendo’s legendary Nintendo 64 which launched in 1996. However, although the Nintendo 3DS has shifted more hardware than the Nintendo 64, the Nintendo 3DS hasn’t sold as much software, as the console has moved twice the amount of software sales. The next milestone for the Nintendo 3DS is to outsell the SNES shipments at 49.1 million.

  • 3DS Hardware Shipments to Retailers as of September 30th, 2013:
  • 34,980,000 units
  • N64 Hardware Shipments to Retailers as of September 30th, 2013:
  • 32,930,000 units
  • 3DS Software Shipments to Retailers as of September 30th, 2013:
  • 122,420,000 units
  • N64 Software Shipments to Retailers as of September 30th, 2013:
  • 224,970,000 units

Thanks, Jimmy