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A pair of fast-paced N64 titles are set to join the Switch’s lineup

Even if you’re an N64 fan, you might not have heard of the games that are joining the Online + Expansion Pack platform.

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Nintendo has done a pretty good job of regularly infusing its Nintendo Switch Online service with new games. Base subscribers have gotten a healthy dose of those, while members of the higher “Online + Expansion Pack” tier have done pretty well too. If you somehow don’t know what that is, it’s a level of membership that adds even more consoles to the system’s ‘virtual console’ line. And one of those, of course, is the N64.

We’ve so-far seen a bunch of games hit for that branch of the service as well, with names both big and small. The just announced drop of upcoming titles though, is definitely in the latter category, with Extreme-G and Iggy’s Wrecking Balls. Both games have racing as a core4 concept, but the two are as varied as night and day. While Extreme-G is a futuristic, high-speed roller coaster ride, Iggy’s Wrecking Balls stars a cute lil’ dragon and some vertical (and spherical) racing action. As a head.

As of right now, it looks like neither title has been posted, but stay tuned. If we know Nintendo both should be up and ready to play in short order.

  • Extreme-G – Fans of all things fast, start your engines! Push your cyber cycle to the limit and zoom through 12 futuristic looping, twisting racetracks. But watch out, because these battle bikes pack a wallop – each is loaded with weapons, and your rivals are not afraid to use ’em! Beat your opponents to the punch and pick up a bevy of powerups in an attempt to top the rankings and avoid total wreckage. Plus, up to four players can settle the racing score locally** or online.* Whether playing solo or with friends, Extreme-G sets the course for some serious g-force!
  • Iggy’s Reckin’ Balls – Who needs to race in a vehicle when you’re spherical? Ball out with Iggy and his eclectic reckin’ crew as you smash and swing your way through vertical races set on a series of towering tracks. Take shortcuts, zip through loops and avoid enemies bent on stopping your ascent in this winner-wreck-all competition for up to four players**.

* Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Paid Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership required to access Nintendo 64 – Nintendo Switch Online, SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online and Game Boy Advance – Nintendo Switch Online libraries of games. Persistent Internet, compatible smartphone and Nintendo Account age 13+ required to access some online features on the app, including voice chat. Data charges may apply. Online features, Save Data Cloud and Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app features available in compatible games. Not available in all countries. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply. nintendo.com/switch/online

** Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode.

*** Paid Nintendo Switch Online membership required at the time of purchase and redemption of Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers. Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers must be redeemed within 12 months from purchase date, have no cash value, and cannot be transferred, returned, or redeemed for cash. Each Nintendo Switch Game Voucher may be redeemed for one game offered as part of the catalog. To receive promotional value, Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers must be redeemed for two games with a cumulative price that is higher than the purchase price of the Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers. To pre-order a game using a Nintendo Switch Game Voucher, the Nintendo Switch Game Voucher must not expire prior to the game’s launch date. Nintendo Switch Game Vouchers may not be combined with any other sale, discount, or promotional offer unless otherwise specified. Game catalog subject to change.

About Jason Micciche

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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