Even the most die-hard Nintendo fanboys could be forgiven for not knowing about the 64DD.
The great thing about Nintendo 64 games is that dedicated players are still finding exploits years later. But the true die-hards are discovering glitches that are purely theoretical.
Years ago GameStop gave up on classic gaming. They liquidated their catalog of NES, Super Nintendo, N64, PlayStation and Dreamcast games and I was left scouring flea markets for my retro gaming fix. Now the chain says they’re bringing old games back, but they’re being kind of weird about it.
When designer Calvin Teoh decided to make a James Bond-themed costume for a Halloween party, he cooked up something a bit more interesting than a tuxedo and a British accent. He made himself a cardboard Nintendo 64 cartridge and showed up dressed as the GoldenEye game.
Last month, ZodTTD, the guy who basically pioneered game emulation on the iPhone, promised us an N64 emulator. Today, that's exactly what he's delivered, with a bonus: Wiimote support, via Bluetooth.