Perfect Dark is one of the best first person shooter games ever released for the Nintendo 64 console! This game is the spiritual successor to GoldenEye 007.
STORY / GAMEPLAY The game is set somewhere in the year 2023 against the backdrop of an interstellar war between two races: the Maians who resemble the stereotypical "greys" of alien abduction folklore and the Skedar, reptile-like extraterrestrials who can disguise themselves as humans, bearing similarities to Nordic aliens. It features a single player mode consisting of seventeen missions in which the player assumes the role of special agent Joanna Dark, an operative of the fictional Carrington Institute, as she attempts to stop a conspiracy by rival corporation DataDyne. The game also includes a range of multiplayer options, including co-operative and "counter-operative" modes in addition to traditional death match settings.
GRAPHICS / SOUND Technically, Perfect Dark is one of the most appealing and advanced games ever developed for the N64 console, with exceptional for its era high resolution 3D graphics and fast and smooth animation. The game's sound supports Dolby Surround and consists of in-game music along with a variety of great sound effects!
Nintendo 64 (N64)
CPU: MIPS R4300i-based NEC VR4300 at 93.75 MHz (connection to the system via 32-bit data bus) MEMORY: 4MB of RAMBUS RDRAM (expandable to 8MB with the Expansion Pak) with 562.5 MB/s peak bandwidth. GRAPHICS: 64-bit SGI co-processor (Reality Co-Processor) at 62.5 MHz chip split internally into two major components, the "Reality Drawing Processor" (RDP) and the "Reality Signal Processor" (RSP). 64-bit SGI co-processor (Reality Co-Processor) at 62.5 MHz chip split internally into two major components, the "Reality Drawing Processor" (RDP) and the "Reality Signal Processor" (RSP). Supports: 235x224 to 640x480 flicker free interlaced screen resolution. Hardware Z-Buffering. Hardware Anti-aliasing. Hardware Texture Mapping (32x32 pixel texture maps). Tri-Linear filtered MIP Mapping. Environment Mapping SOUND: Stereo 16bit PCM audio capable of 64 channels at 44Khz