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N64 Magazine V5 is the fifth issue of the popular N64 Magazine and one few magazines to include a mini flip cover on the cover. This magazine had coverage on the E3 1997 as well as upcoming games at that expo.

Future Look

GoldenEye 007

Banjo-Kazooie

Extreme-G

F-Zero 64

Planet 64

A gleeful E3-full

Scoop! Konami's secret weapon!

Konami unveils there demo of the in-development Hybrid Heaven.

Starfoxed

Kartastrophe

This talks about the major recall of bug riddled cartridges of Mario Kart 64 when played in multiplayer mode.

Short Cuts

Well We Never

Save a Fiver

Super Mario 64 2?

Super Mario 64 and Wave Race 64 get an enhanced version in Japan.

Hudson Secrets

The small article tells more about Hudson's special Nintendo 64 game controller that if you use that controller when you play Bomberman 64 it will trigger a secret level of the game.

Mortal Kombat "Sells Out"

The staff of N64 Magazine were shocked that Mortal Kombat Trilogy a that game they gave rating of 34% has manage to sell a thousands of the product.

New Goods

N64 Magazine review Super Mario 64 ice cream products and Blaze/Fire N64 products for the Nintendo 64.

Product Manufacturer Score
Super Mario 64 Exloding Choc Waffle Cones
Supermarkets
65%
Super Mario 64 Super Surprise Ice Cream Wafer Cups
Supermarkets
73%
Super Mario 64 Ice Cream Party Pack
Supermarkets
70%
Scart Cable
Blaze/Fire
80%
256K Memory Card
Blaze/Fire
85%
RF Unit
Blaze/Fire
70%


Retroworld

Title Publisher System Score
Bomberman Models
Hudson Soft
N/A
63%
Solomon's Key
Tecmo
NES
83%
Virtual Boy Wario Land
Nintendo
Virtual Boy
93%
Greenhouse
Nintendo
Game & Watch
58%

Coming Soon

Each game at the E3 event has queue rating based on the interest on the playable demos.

Conker's Quest

N64 Verdict: 4/5

Body Harvest

N64 Verdict: N/A

Buggy Boogie

N64 Verdict: N/A

Ken Griffery Baseball

N64 Verdict: 3/5

Yoshi's Island 64

N64 Verdict: N/A

Bomberman 64

N64 Verdict: 4/5

Silicon Valley

N64 Verdict: 4/5

Superman

N64 Verdict: N/A

Space Circus

N64 Verdict: N/A

Tetrisphere

N64 Verdict: 2/5

Dual Heroes

N64 Verdict: 4/5

Top Gear Rally

N64 Verdict: 4/5

Duke Nukem 64

N64 Verdict: 3/5

Lamborghini 64

N64 Verdict: 4/5

ClayFighter 63⅓

N64 Verdict: 4/5

Robotech: Crystal Dreams

N64 Verdict: 3/5

Mission: Impossible

N64 Verdict: N/A

WCW vs. nWo: World Tour

N64 Verdict: 4/5

Tonic Trouble

N64 Verdict: 4/5

RPG News

The Legend of Zelda 64

Mother 3

Holy Magic Century

Pocket Monsters 64

Super Mario RPG 2

Fire Emblem 64

Ask FuSoYa

An Ear to E3 Ground

Here games that are mention in the article:

Information Station

Ultra Release List (August 1997)

Game Name Publisher Type Country
August 1997
1
Mah Jong Diary Classic
Imagineer
TAB
JPN
7
Ganbare Goemon 5
Konami
RPG
JPN
8
Power League 64
Hudson Soft
SPT
JPN
11
Tetrisphere
H2O Entertainment
PUZ
US
25
GoldenEye 007
Nintendo
ACT
US
29
J League Dynamite Soccer
Imagineer
ACT
US
Late
Blast Corps
Nintendo
ACT
UK
GoldenEye 007
Nintendo
ACT
JPN
ISS64
Konami
SPT
US
September 1997
15
Ken Griffey Jr Baseball
Nintendo
SPT
US
23
Lamborghini 64
Titus Software
RAC
US
Aero Gauge
ASCII
RAC
JPN
ED
Ubisoft
-
US
Robotron X
Williams
SHT
US
October
MRC: Multi-Racing Championship
Ocean Software
RAC
US/UK
Star Fox 64
Nintendo
SHT
UK
November
64 Ozumo
Bottom Up
SPT
JPN
Chameleon Twist
JSS
ACT
JPN
Final Doom 2
GT Interactive
SHT
US
GoldenEye 007
Nintendo
SHT
UK
Joust X
Midway Games
SHT
US
NFL Quarterback Club '98
Acclaim Entertainment
SPT
US
December 1997
Biofreaks
Bottom Up
-
US
Hyper Olympics
Konami
SPT
JPN
1997
Summer
3D Fighting*
Imagineer
FGT
JPN
Summer
Baku Bomberman
Hudson Soft
ACT
JPN
Summer
F1 Pole Position
Ubisoft
RAC
US
Summer
Flying Dragon Fist Twin
Culture Brain
FGT
JPN
Summer
Holy Magic Century Eltale
Imagineer
RPG
JPN
Summer
J-League 11 Beat 1997
Hudson Soft
SPT
JPN
Summer
Mission: Impossible
Ocean Software
ACT
US/UK/JPN
Summer
Reason
Imagineer
-
JPN
Summer
ClayFighter 63⅓
Interplay
FGT
US
Autumn
Banjo-Kazooie
Nintendo
ACT
US
Autumn
Extreme-G
Acclaim Entertainment
-
US
Autumn
Mischief Makers
Nintendo
ACT
US
Autumn
Robotech: Crystal Dreams
Gametek
SHT
US
Autumn
SimCity 2000
Imagineer
SLC
JPN
Autumn
VR Pro Wrestling
Asmik Ace Entertainment
FGT
JPN
Autumn
Duke Nukem 3D
GT Interactive
SHT
US
Autumn
Top Gear Rally
Kemco
RAC
JPN/US
Attack!
Midway Games
-
US
Blade & Barrel
Kemco
SHT
JPN
Body Harvest
Nintendo
SHT
US
Dead Ahead
Optical
-
US
Dual Heroes
Hudson Soft
FGT
JPN
F Thomas 'Big Hurt' Baseball
Acclaim Entertainment
SPT
US
Final Round 64
Konami
SPT
JPN
Fight Simulator*
Video System
SHT
JPN
Golf
Nintendo
SPT
JPN
Human Wrestling
Human Entertainment
SPT
JPN
Ikazuchi no Goto Ku
SETA Corporation
TAB
JPN
Jeopardy!
Gametek
PUZ
US
Lamborghini 64
Titus Software
RAC
US/UK
The Legend of Zelda 64
Nintendo
RPG
JPN
Loderunner 64
Bandai
ACT
JPN
Mace: The Dark Age
Atari
FGT
US
Mortal Kombat Mythologies: Sub-Zero
Midway Games
FGT
US
Namco Baseball
Namco
SPT
JPN
Pachinko World 64
Shoei
ETC
JPN
Pebble Beach Golf Links
T&E Soft
SPT
JPN
Professional Mah Jong
Athena
TAB
JPN
Rebal Moon Rising
Midway Games
-
US/UK
Saikyo Habu Shoji
SETA Corporation
TAB
JPN
San Francisco Rush
Midway Games
RAC
US
Space Circus
Ocean Software
ACT
US/UK
Super Real Island
SETA Corporation
-
JPN
Super Robot Spirits
Banpresto
-
JPN
Tokan Road
Hudson Soft
SPT
JPN
Ultimate Racer
Acclaim Entertainment
RAC
US
Ultra Combat
GT Interactive
-
US
Wet Corpse
Vic Tokai
-
JPN
Wheel of Fortune
Gametek
PUZ
US
Wild Choppers
SETA Corporation
SHT
JPN
WCW vs. nWo: World Tour
THQ
SPT
US
XSW-1
Video System
-
JPN
Yoshi's Island 64
Nitendo
ACT
JPN/US
3-D Shooting*
Video System
ACT
JPN
1998
Early
Centipede X
Midway Games
SHT
US
Superman 64
Titus Software
ACT
US
Quest 64
THQ
RPG
US
Spring
Jungle Emperor Leo
Nintendo
-
JPN
Winter
Unreal
GT Interactive
ACT
US
Winter
Conker's Quest
Rare
ACT
US/UK/JPN
Earthworm Jim 3
Interplay
ACT
US
Jurassic Park 2
DreamWorks Interactive
-
US
The Legend of Zelda 64
Nintendo
SHT
US
Quake 64
GT Interactive
SHT
US/UK
Mario Paint 64
Nintedo
ETC
JPN
Mother 3
Nintendo
RPG
JPN
Winter
NHL Breakaway '98
Acclaim Entertainment
SPT
US
Pocket Monster 64
Nintendo
ETC
JAP
Quest for Camelot
Titus Software
-
US
Early
Centipede X
Midway Games
SHT
US
SimCity 64
Nintendo
SLG
JAP
SimCopter
Maxis
SIM
US
Ultra Donkey Kong
Nintendo
ACT
US
No Release Date Yet
Battle Dancers
Konami
FGT
JPN/US/UK
Buggy Boogie
Nintendo
RAC
JPN
Cavalry Battle 3000
JSS
RAC
JPN
Creator
Nintendo
TAB
JPN/US/UK
Cu-On-Pa
T&E Soft
PUZ
JPN
Daikatana
Ion Storm
SHT
US
Ultra Donkey Kong
Nintendo
ACT
US
Dracula 3D (Castlevania 64)
Konami
ACT
JPN/US/UK
F-Zero 64
Nintendo
RAC
JPN/US/UK
Freak Boy
Virgin Interactive
ACT
US
Jack and the Beanstalk
Nintendo
ACT
JPN/US/UK
Kindaichi's Accident File
Hudson Soft
-
JPN
Kirby Air Ride
Nintendo
RAC
JPN/US/UK
NBA In the Zone '98
Konami
SPT
US
New Japan Pro Wrestling
Hudson Soft
SPT
JPN
Silicon Valley
BMG
ACT
US/UK
Super Mario RPG 2
Nintendo
RPG
JPN/US/UK
Super Mario 64 2
Nintendo
ACT
JPN/US/UK
Tonic Trouble
Ubisoft
-
US
Turrican 64
Factor 5
SHT
US
Ultra Desent
Interplay
SHT
US/UK
VR Baseball
Interplay
SPT
US
VR Golf
Interplay
SPT
US


Key
ACT
Action
FGT
Fighting Game
SLG
Strategy
RPG
Role-Playing Game
SPT
Sprot
TAB
Board Game
SHT
Shoot-'em-up
SIM
Simulation
RAC
Racing
ETC
Miscellaneous

Eager Waiting
1. The Legend of Zelda 64
2. GoldenEye 007
3. F-Zero 64
4. Super Mario RPG 2
5. Castlevania 64

6. Banjo-Kazooie
7. Mother 3
8. Ganbare Goemon 5
9. Yoshi's Island 64
10. Holy Magic Century

Top 5 In The US
1. International Superstar Soccer 64
2. Mario Kart 64
3. Super Mario 64
4. Wave Race
5. Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

Top 5 In Japan
1. Star Fox 64
2. Mario Kart 64
3. Power Pro Baseball 4
4. Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
5. Blast Corps

Top 5 In the USA
1. Hexen
2. Mario Kart 64
3. Super Mario 64
4. Turok: Dinosaur Hunter
5. Cruis'n USA

Top 5 Imports
1. Star Fox 64
2. Go Go!! Troublemakers
3. Blast Corps
4. Mario Kart 64
5. Turok: Dinosaur Hunter

Game Japan

Sing, Shinji, sing!

Tokyo Culture Scene

Big Shadows Sales Predicted

Nintendo Short Cuts

F-Zero 64

Buggy Boogie

Yoshi's Island 64

The Legnend of Zelda

Mother 3


An Englishman in Tokyo

Reviews

Arena

Title Publisher Score Reviewer
Blast Corps
Nintendo
Jonathan Davies
88%

Import Arena

Title Publisher Score Reviewer
MRC: Multi-Racing Championship
Imagineer
James Ashton
81%
Hexen
Midway Games
Jonathan Davies
69%
Go Go!! Troublemakers (Japanese)
Treasure Co. Ltd
Jonathan Nash
90%
Dark Rift
Vic Tokai
Zy Nicholson
72%
Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (Japanese)
Nintendo
James Ashton
75%

Feature

How to make it through E3 alive!

This talks about Tim Weaver time at the E3 1997 event.

How to win an N64 Magazine competition

Guys you tips on who to win a video game magazine contest. The winner of the Design-a-controller-plug-in competition was the Hamster Pak created by David Nixdorf.

Mario Kart 64 Championship: Stage 1

N64 Magazine Investigate

The Euro Files: Inside Europe's Games Industry

The third and final part of the three N64 Magazine Investigate articles which gives incite on game developers. The third part gives look at the European developers that are developing games for the Nintendo 64.

Europe The Developers

Software Creations

Gremlin Interactive

Acclaim/Probe/Iguana

Virgin Interactive

MicroPose

Argonaut

BMG

Psygnosis and Traveller's Tales

Eidos

Titus

Rare

Ubisoft

Ocean/Infogrames

Interplay/VIS Interactive

DMA Design

How to...

Mario Kart 64

Gives extra info on tricks and tips to improve your skills on Mario Kart 64.

Super Mario 64

Strategy guide for the courses 11-15.

Extra Tips

The Nintendo Hotline

  • Mario Kart 64
  • Killer Instinct Gold

I'm the Best

Super Mario 64

# Time Confirmation Score
American/Japanese
Foot Race With Koopa the Quick
1
0:19:0
Unconfirmed
Ryan Cowell
2
0:21:0
Unconfirmed
Andrew Watson
Peach Slide
1
0:16:0
Confirmed
Andrew Watson
2
0:18:0
Unconfirmed
Ryan Cowell
3
0:21:2
Unconfirmed
David Decena
PAL
Foot Race With Koopa the Quick
1
0:20:8
Confirmend
Andrew Mills
2
0:21:9
Confirmed
Stephen Adams
3
0:22:9
Confirmend
Neil Faulkner
4
0:36:6
Unconfirmed
John Young
Peach Slide
1
0:13:3
Confirmed
Andrew Mills
2
0:13:9
Confirmed
Neil Faulkner
3
0:15:7
Confirmed
Jez French
4
0:16:1
Unconfirmed
John Young
5
016:1
Unconfirmed
Oliver Edwards

Mario Kart 64

# Time Confirmation Player
American/Japanese
Luigi Circuit
No Times Submitted
Mario Circuit
1
0:58:98
Confirmed
Kevin Shek
2
0:59:16
Confirmed
Neil Daunt
3
0:59:64
Confirmed
Graham Dibley
Peach Circuit/ Royal Raceway
1
02:35:34
Unconfirmed
Simon Franklin

Star Fox 64/Lylat Wars

# Score Confirmation Player
Any Version
Level 1: Corneria
1
202
Confirmed
Roger Vance
2
187
Confirmed
P A Downs
3
183
Confirmed
Andrew Rutherford
Total Hits
1
1149
Confirmed
Andrew Rutherford
2
995
Unconfirmed
Roger Vance

Wave Race 64

# Time/Score Confirmation Player
American/Japanese
Sunny Beach
1
1:05:266
Confirmed
Paul Knight
2
1:05:820
Confirmed
Carl Waters
3
1:05:884
Unconfirmed
Jon Hatch
4
1:06:193
Confirmed
Chris Murphy
5
1:06:254
Confirmed
Lee Hammond
PAL
Sunny Beach
1
1:18:018
Confirmed
Frankey Mayers
2
1:20:244
Unconfirmed
Andrew Mills
Stunt Mode, Dolphin Park
1
21737
Confirmed
Michael Green
2
21672
Confirmed
Ian Gollins
3
20281
Confirmed
Andrew Hurst
4
19747
Unconfirmed
Edward Gouldby
5
18080
Unconfirmed
Andrew Mills

Club 64

Dream On

Jeremy French: Tabletop football game using Nintendo 64 tech

Rob Graham: Bike Trek 64

David Ross: Postman Part 64

David Sullivan: Super Cool Mario

Hyham: Mario Kung-Fu

Alex Duin: TV Executive God

Bonus Letters

Staff

  • Editor: Jonathan Davies
  • Production Editor: James Ashton
  • Staff Writer: Tim Weaver
  • Art Editor: Wil Overton
  • US Correspondent: Doug Perry
  • Japanese Correspondent: Max Everingham
  • Art Assistant: Paul Jarrold
  • Contributors: Zy Nicholson, Mark Ramshaw, Jon Smith, Jonathan Nash, Jason Moore

Magazine


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