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Excitebike 64 - Nintendo 64


Other platforms:

Unfortunately, this game is cur­rent­ly available only in this ver­si­on. Be patient :-)



Game info:
Excitebike 64 - box cover
box cover
Game title: Excitebike 64
Console: Nintendo 64
Author (released): Left Field Productions, Nintendo (2000)
Genre: Racing, Sport Mode: Multiplayer
Design: James Maxwell, Henry C. Sterchi, Sam Baker, ...
Music: Matt Furniss, Chris Lamb
Game manual: manual.pdf

File size:

2138 kB
Download: not available (stream only)

Game size:

15375 kB
Emulator: Project 64

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

   Excitebike 64 is a video game published by Nintendo and developed by Left Field Productions. It was initially released in North America on April 30, 2000 for the Nintendo 64 video game console. It was released on the North American Wii U Virtual Console on November 17, 2016. It is the second installment in the Excite series, and is the first 3D game in the series. It is the sequel to the acclaimed Nintendo Entertainment System game Excitebike. It was later succeeded by the Wii game Excite Truck. Many real-life dirt bike gear brands are extensively featured throughout the game, such as Bell Helmets, Alpinestars and No Fear.
   Players can choose from one of six riders, each with his own pre-set handling attributes. Players control the bike by using either the control stick or D-pad. They can use the gamepad to accelerate, brake, slide, and use turbo boost. Like in the original, holding down gives the player more air on jumps, while holding up aims the front wheel forward to enable landing on slopes. The player can also tilt the bike to the side while in the air, to adjust the angle at which they hit the turns, and can sideswipe their opponents. Besides the tracks main course many of the levels have hidden shortcuts, that require the player to slow down and change direction, or use a speed boost for jumping over chasms, from hill to hill, over other vehicles and buildings, choosing to follow the original game in its 'extreme' jumps and physics.
   The main game features a 20-track season mode. Completing races unlocks more tracks and features. There is a tutorial that teaches players how to play through the 17 different tracks. There are a variety of exhibitions and time trial modes that lets players do more activities other than the main game. A major feature is the track editor, where players can create their own fully functional track and save it into the game. The announcer, Limua, shouts out the tricks and crashes throughout the race. Also featured is the original Exitebike, and a 3D remake of it with the same obstacles called 'Excite 3D'. There are also several other mini games such as a 'Stunt Course', 'Hill Climb', a 'Soccer' game with giant human sized soccer ball, and an 'infinite, randomly generated' 'Desert Track' where the player needs to put out ten campfires by driving over them, which Nintendo Power called 'one of the coolest concepts ever.' As bonus features to the game, cheat modes were introduced, requiring the player to press buttons in a certain order to unlock a hidden 'Cheats Menu'. From there they could enter passwords that unlocked additional features, such as Invisible riders, Big heads, Debug mode, Midnight mode, and even unlocking a picture of the programmers in the game's credits.

More details about this game can be found on Wikipedia.org.

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Videogame Console:

This ver­sion of Excitebike 64 was de­sig­ned for the Nin­ten­do 64, which was the world's first 64-bit vi­deo ga­me con­so­le of the fifth ge­ne­ra­ti­on ma­nu­fac­tu­red by Nin­ten­do in the years 1996 - 2002. It was also the last ho­me vi­deo ga­me con­so­le that used car­tri­dges to dis­tri­bu­te ga­mes. World­wi­de, ap­pro­xi­ma­te­ly 33 mil­lion units of this con­so­le we­re sold at ap­pro­xi­ma­te­ly pri­ce $ 200 per unit. Mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on about Nin­ten­do 64 can be found here.


Recommended Game Controllers:

You can control this game easily by using the keyboard of your PC (see the table next to the game). However, for maximum gaming enjoyment, we strongly recommend using a USB gamepad that you simply plug into the USB port of your computer. If you do not have a gamepad, buy a suitable USB controller on Amazon or AliExpress or in some of your favorite online stores.

 
Available online emulators:

3 different online emulators are available for Excitebike 64. These emulators differ not only in the technology they use to emulate old games, but also in support of various game controllers, multiplayer mode, mobile phone touchscreen, emulation speed, absence or presence of embedded ads and in many other parameters. For maximum gaming enjoyment, it's important to choose the right emulator, because on each PC and in different Internet browsers, the individual emulators behave differently. The basic features of each emulator available for this game Excitebike 64 are summarized in the following table:
 

Emulator Technology Multiplayer USB gamepad Touchscreen Without ads
EmulatorJS JavaScript YES YES YES YES
NeptunJS JavaScript YES YES NO NO
RetroGames.cc JavaScript YES YES YES NO


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