Nintendo 64 Console Variations

Current Count: 20


N64 Charcoal

Quick Facts:

- The N64 Charcoal was the original release version

- It was first released in Japan on 23.06.1996

- Later in America (29.09.1996) and Europe (01.03.1997)

- The console is held in a solid charcoal color with grey elements. The controller that came with it was grey


N64 Jungle Green

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- Console from North/South America / Europe / Australia

- The Jungle Green is part of the "Funtastic Series" containing 6 consoles

- The Jungle Green is one of the more common consoles of the set


N64 Ice Blue

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- Console from North/South America / Europe / Australia

- The Ice Blue is also part of the "Funtastic Series", containing 6 consoles

- The Ice Blue is one of the more common consoles of the set


N64 Grape Purple

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- Console released World wide

- The Grape Purple is also part of the "Funtastic Series" containing 6 consoles.

-The Grape Purple is considered slightly rarer then the first two consoles

- This console in Japan is called "Midnight Blue"


N64 Fire Orange

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- Console from North/South America / Europe / Australia

- The Fire Orange is also part of the "Funtastic Series" containing 6 consoles

- The following 3 consoles of the set, including the Fire Orange are a lot rarer for some reason


N64 Smoke Black

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- Console released World wide

- The Smoke Black is also part of the "Funtastic Series" containing 6 consoles

- This is the second rarest Funtastic in Europe and the rarest in USA, probably due to the fact that it looks similar to the charcoal and was therefore less exiting to buy at the time


N64 Watermelon Red

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- Console from North/South America / Europe

- The Watermelon Red is also part of the "Funtastic Series", containing 6 consoles

- This is the rarest Funtastic in Europe and the second rarest in USA.

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N64 Pikachu Edition (dark blue)

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- Console from North/South America / Europe

- This console has a unique console design. Pikachu's left foot serves as a reset button, the power switch is a

PokéBall and the cheeks light up red when the console

is running

- In Europe this is one of the most common consoles of all due to the popularity of Pokémon. The American Version is rarer


N64 Pikachu Edition (light blue)

Quick Facts:

- Console from Japan

- This Japanese exclusive shares the same functionalities as the western counterpart (Cheeks light up, foot as reset button, PokéBall power switch)

- The blue is actually lighter, therefore it is a different console variation.


N64 Pikachu Edition (orange)

Quick Facts:

- Console from Japan This Japanese exclusive shares the same functionalities as the western counterpart (Cheeks light up, foot as reset button, PokéBall power switch)

- The orange one is rarer then the light blue, but only slightly.


N64 Battle Set

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- Console from Europe / Australia
- The Pokemon Battle Set falls out of the line of the Pokemon consoles so far. It has no additional functionalities, therefore a unique graphic design on the console
- In EU it was only available in UK and some Scandinavian regions. The UK Version has a VHS Tape
with it, that is hard to find in Australia, this console is called the "Special Limited Edition Pokemaniac N64"


N64 Clear Blue / White

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- Console from Japan / Europe

- The top has the same colored design then the Ice Blue console. the bottom part only applied to the Clear Blue and the Clear Red/White console

- The European console has the game Super Mario 64 that came with it .


N64 Clear Red / White

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- Console from Japan

- The top has the same colored design then the watermelon console. the bottom part only applied to the Clear Blue and the Clear Red/White console


N64 Gold

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- Console from North America / Japan

- This console was a Toys R Us Exclusive

- The North American version also came with 2 golden controllers.


N64 iQue

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- Console from China

- Released in 2003

- Bundled with the game: Dr. Mario


Limited Editions:


N64 Daiei (Hawks)

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- Release Regions: JAP

- This Amazing variation or Orange and Black also inspired the Gameboy Color and the Game Boy Advanced to also have the same colors released.

- Only available in the Daiei store

Often called the "Daiei Hawks" referring to a Japanese baseball team this beauty was actually


N64 JUSCO (30th Anniversary)

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- Release Regions: JAP

- Colors of the JUSCO are slightly different then the Smoke Black and the Blue/Red Clear consoles.

- This console was released as 30th  Anniversary of  JUSCO.

- JUSCO is the acronym for Japan United Stores Company

 


N64 Hyundai Comboy

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- Release Regions: KOR
- Due an import ban from Japan, this was distributed by Hyundai.
- Later in the 90's the consoles in Korea where replaced  by the Charcoal Grey console because the import ban was lifted.


Very limited editions / giveaways / prizes :


N64 ANA

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- Console from Japan

- This console was given away by All Nippon Airways

(or ANA) in April 1st 1999. a random flight chair was chosen and that person received the Nintendo 64 ANA with a special delivery box. This continued for 3 months then this event ended.

- It came with an N64 console with ANA printed on it,

- Bundled with the games: Pokemon Stadium + Hey Pikachu!


N64 Lawson Station

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- Console from Japan

- Won through a lottery in association with Lawson convenience stores. 

- The console has the J league logo on console and controller