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Mario Golf 64 Drives Into Japan’s Virtual Console Thursday

Fore! Mario Golf for the Nintendo 64 is scheduled to be released Thursday on the Japan Wii U Virtual Console. This was the first direct release of a Mario golfing game, one of the first sports-themed Mario titles, and was published in 1999. The game features eight courses and several Mushroom Kingdom and original characters. After selling more than a million copies worldwide, the game spawned four sequels on consoles and handhelds.

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  1. You ever played a golfing game, and you hit the ball and the announcer guy is all like “NICE SHOT!” And then the ball plonks down into the sand? Yea good times.

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