Super Mario 64 DS

Super Mario 64 DS
Publisher Nintendo
Console Nintendo DS
Developer Nintendo
Downloads 11,540
Released November 21, 2004
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Super Mario 64 DS is a platformer game developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS handheld console. It is a remake of the classic game Super Mario 64 that was released on the Nintendo 64 console in 1996. The game was released in 2004 and features updated graphics, new characters, and additional content.


Super Mario 64 DS follows the same basic gameplay mechanics as the original Super Mario 64. Players control Mario as he navigates through various levels, collecting power stars and defeating enemies along the way. The game features touch screen controls for certain actions, such as using the character's abilities or interacting with objects in the environment.

The game also introduces new playable characters, including Luigi, Yoshi, and Wario, each with their own unique abilities. For example, Luigi can jump higher than Mario, Yoshi can eat enemies and gain their abilities, and Wario is stronger and can break certain objects. These additional characters add variety to the gameplay and allow for different strategies to be employed in order to progress through the game.


Super Mario 64 DS features updated graphics compared to the original game, taking advantage of the Nintendo DS's hardware capabilities. The game features brighter colors and more detailed character models, as well as improved lighting and special effects. The game also features new cutscenes and animations that add to the overall presentation.


The game features updated music and sound effects compared to the original game, with new arrangements of classic Mario tunes and additional sound effects for the new characters. The sound quality is good, and the music is catchy and enjoyable to listen to.

Super Mario 64 DS is a great remake of the classic game, adding new content and characters while retaining the core gameplay mechanics that made the original game so beloved. The game's updated graphics and sound, as well as its touch screen controls, make it a great addition to the Nintendo DS library. Whether you're a fan of the original game or a newcomer to the series, Super Mario 64 DS is definitely worth checking out.