Fun Facts About the Nintendo 64

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Nintendo has been a heavy hitter in the home video game market since the early days of the market. From the original Nintendo Entertainment System up until the Wii and Wii U. One of their big hits, the Nintendo 64, arrived on the shelves in the mid-1990's. Here are 15 fun facts about the N64.

The Nintendo 64 went through a couple of name changes. To start with, developers working on the game console used the code-name "Project Reality." It was later named Nintendo Ultra 64 before they shortened it to just Nintendo 64. After its launch, gamers quickly began calling the system simply the N64.


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