History of the Nintendo 64: Was it a SUPER COMPUTER?!

January 8, 2020 0 By nate

History of the Nintendo 64: Was it a SUPER COMPUTER?!
The Nintendo 64 has a fascinating history. It was a partnership with Silicon Graphics (SGI), a long-time leader in graphics visualisation and supercomputing. But how much of the initial promises were kept, and how close was the N64 to expensive SGI workstations?

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Rare: The Inside Story – The Retro Hour Ep180: https://ift.tt/2QSTV96

Nintendo Ultra 64 Pre-release Shark Demo (on Indigo2 Impact): https://youtu.be/m9E1RGrn-TI

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Project Reality Ultra 64 Nintendo 64 N64 Commercial Promo: https://youtu.be/a1z9HmDuYgs

The Very bad wii u ads: https://youtu.be/SChWdprUnzw

SONY: PlayStation (1995): https://youtu.be/xsElYfwkhzE

20th Anniversary of PlayStation | The Games: https://youtu.be/sSBVatvDJOM

N64 Japanese Promo Video/Rare Beta Footage (1995-96) Shoshinkai: https://youtu.be/sDEz4pCdgKo

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