N64 Connoisseur

5 Games That Need Current-Gen Sequels

When I was just a wee lad, growing up in the mean streets of Spring Hill, FL, Nintendo released a console that would greatly impact the rest of my life to date.  That console, as you may have gathered from the title of this feature,  is the Nintendo 64.  I remember my father having to sell me on it because I wanted a PS1 and we could only afford one or the other.  He said, “This thing has 64 bit graphics.  It will never get better than this.”  Snicker if you will, but he sold me.  He was partially right, too.  Games have gotten prettier, yes, but better?  Not necessarily.  N64 games brought something to the table you couldn’t print on the back of the box.  They brought originality,  heart, ingenuity, and produced good old-fashioned, down home enthusiasm for nearly every title (sorry, Superman 64).  That’s something I wish I saw more of in our current-gen consoles.  Still though, I always wonder what would happen if some of those games that essentially formed me as a gamer, finally got their sequels on current-gen consoles. I thought of 5 in particular, that I would like to see more of.

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