Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 64 | Gaming Throwback

Yep, the original title that started it all back in 1999 on the N64. It sold more than 5.5 million copies, making it the fifth best selling game for that console according to vgchartz. This crossover between several Nintendo franchises, pits some of the most iconic video game heroes against each other in epic battles. Not only are the characters familiar but the stages and items are as well. The controls are simple, but they do give players a variety of ways to move and kick the shit out each other. Do you remember how to unlock secret characters? Beating the single player campaign in various ways lets you fight these “challengers.” But we all know it’s all about the multiplayer. If you think chicken dinners give you a rush, try winning a bracket tournament in THIS game. Did you know this Super Smash Bros was first called Dragon King: The Fighter Game with no Nintendo characters Without permission, the director put in Mario, DK, Samus and Fox. After seeing a demo, Nintendo approved. Who was your favorite fighter? And which game should we throwback to next time? Let us know in the comments!

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