Here's How Mario Party Superstars Compares To The N64 Originals
Mario Party Superstars is out tomorrow, and the game acts as a greatest hits collection for the series’ best minigames. Almost all of the best ones happen to come from the first few games on Nintendo 64, and GameSpot made a side-by-side comparison video so you can see the huge makeover they got for the Switch version.
As shown in the video below, Mario Party Superstars not only looks sharper because of the increased processing power and resolution of the Nintendo Switch, but it also runs more smoothly. It’s a 60fps game compared to the 30fps we see in the Nintendo 64’s Mario Party 2, which is shown running on the Wii U’s Virtual Console.
The makeover is most obvious in games with a clear 3D perspective and plenty of depth, as objects appear to be layered rather than all on the same plane. Others still look pretty good on the N64 today, albeit with noticeably choppier gameplay because of the reduced frame rate. Others appeared to get some art direction changes, like swapping out beautiful diamond plate flooring for something a little less metallic and imposing.
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Source: Gaming – Game Spot