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# It's a me on your PC
Now you can play Super Mario 64 on your browser
The first level has been remade in HD and it’s just as fun as it was almost 19 years ago.

IT’S HARD TO believe, but it’s been nearly 19 years since Super Mario 64 first hit our screens, a launch title for the Nintendo 64.

Fast forward to today and while the game looks rather dated, the controls and concept is still as solid as ever, and now you can experience a HD version of first level again on your browser.

A computer science student named Erik Roystan Ross decided to recreate the first level of the iconic game as a way to test out his Super Character Controller, a custom controller he created.

The level was built using the Unity game engine, the graphical improvements allow Bomb-Om Battlefield to be presented in HD. It’s missing some details like the boss battle, red coins or the wing cap, but apart from that, it’s a faithful recreation with the same tight controls you remember.

However, don’t expect to see the entire game recreated this way. Ross says he has no plans to develop the game any further (or fix any bugs in it unless they’re gamebreaking).

So what are you waiting for? Download Unity Web Player, then download the demo for Windows, Mac or Linux, and relive the memories.

Erik Ross / YouTube

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