The Nintendo 64 turns 25 years old today! Originally released in Japan on June 23rd 1996, it would see a release in the United States a few months later in September of the same year.
For its time, the console featured cutting edge graphics and innovative controls all while continuing the long-held tradition of cartridge based games during a time when the industry was switching to a CD based format.
The console would go on to to sell almost 33 million units worldwide and feature such memorable games like: Super Mario 64, The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, GoldenEye 007, Star Fox 64, Mario Kart 64, Paper Mario, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask, Perfect Dark and more.
Happy 25th Birthday to the Nintendo 64!