Nintendo 64, 1996

Game: Mario Kart 64

The Nintendo 64 is Nintendo's third home video game console and the NES' successor. It was released in 1996. The N64 was the last console that made use of cartridges rather than CD-ROMs or DVDs.


Nintendo 64 - The Nintendo 64, often known as N64, is Nintendo's third home video game console for the international market. The standard Nintendo 64 is dark gray, nearly black, and the controller is light gray (later releases included a bonus second controller in Atomic Purple). A Jungle Green colored console was first available with the Donkey Kong 64 bundle. The Funtastic Series used brightly-colored, translucent plastic with six colors: Fire Orange, Grape Purple, Ice Blue, Jungle Green, Smoke Gray and…

In Mario Kart 64 various Mario Bros. heroes race each other.

We would like to thank Adriaan van Roeden for lending us the N64 on show in the Arcade exhibition.