Super Mario 64 DS Wiki

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The Nintendo 64DD (Nintendo 64 Disk Drive) was a device released only in Japan, due to commercial failure. It

Nintendo 64DD
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  • Japan- December 1st, 1999
Discontinued February 2001
Bit 64
Predecessor Nintendo 64
Successor GameCube

was attached to the bottom of a regular Nintendo 64. What it did was allow you to play games in a disc format. Several Mario games were released for the system, being from the Mario Artist series. Only 9 games ended up being released for the system, along with several peripherals


Only a few games were released:

  • Mario Artist: Communication Kit
  • Mario Artist: Talent Studio
  • Mario Artist: Paint Studio
  • Mario Artist: Polygon Studio
  • Sim City 64
  • F-Zero X Expansion Kit
  • Doshin the Giant
  • Doshin the Giant 2
  • Japan Pro Golf Tournament

Cancelled Games[]

Here are a few of the cancelled games that were supposed to be released on the 64DD:

  • Mario Artist: Game Maker
  • Mario Artist: Graphical Message Maker
  • Mario Artist: Sound Maker
  • Mario Artist: Video Jockey Maker
  • Super Mario 64 2
  • Super Mario RPG 2 (Paper Mario in USA)
  • Donkey Kong World
  • Ultra Donkey Kong (Donkey Kong 64)
  • Ura Zelda (Became GameCube title The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Master Quest, released in a bonus disc)
  • Zelda Gaiden (Released in a cartridge as Majora's Mask)
  • EarthBound 64 (Became Japan Only GBA title, Mother 3)
  • Banjo Kazooie 2 (Became Banjo Tooie, released in cartridge)