Super 64: Levels Up the N64 With a Superior Visual Experience

The EON Super 64, is a new plug-and-play solution for the Nintendo 64 that fits seamlessly into the original hardware and upscales your beloved retro classic visuals on modern displays, hits North American consoles on July 22, 2019, via preorder (US$149.99) at CastleMania. The EON guys are also working on a PAL version of the Super 64 (PAL price is yet to be finalised, but at the current exchange, it will be over AU$200.00).

The Super 64, from the makers of the GCHD Mk-II, is a HDMI adaptor worthy of our favourite retro console, the Nintendo 64. With no external power source or risky console modifications, the Super 64 attaches to the N64 like it was always meant to be there, connecting to modern TVs via HDMI with no input lag. The Super 64’s gorgeous upscaled 480p boasts twice the resolution of the original console’s video output. Relive the games of yesteryear just as you remember them.

“Slick Mode” enables retro fans to relive the triumphs of yesteryear with even smoother visuals, rounding out jagged edges for a sharper image that makes classics look better than ever. Through EON’s careful attention to detail, the Super 64 boasts the truest representation of colour to create the most faithful N64 experience supplanting efforts of typical cable upgrades.

The N64 sold over 32.9 million units since its 1996 debut. The Super 64 builds a bridge of nostalgia between the N64’s analogue output and high-definition displays. Nostalgic gamers and competitive players can enjoy their favourite N64 titles on modern setups via HDMI, foregoing the need for heavy CRT televisions or risky console modifications.

EON’s patent pending design is carefully crafted to prevent stress on older hardware and allows the N64 to slot neatly alongside modern platforms. 

Delivering an upscaled experience that still champions the original look and feel guided EON’s development process, evident in the Super 64’s form-fitting elegance, brilliant display of colours, and remarkable audio fidelity.

The Super 64 was designed to celebrate the console that pioneered 3D gaming. We set out to create something that respects the original hardware while delivering the original look and feel” said Justin Chou, Justin Scerbo, and Allan Chou, founders of EON. “The Super 64 is for everyone seeking to relive those classic experiences, and for a new generation for whom so many memories have yet to be made.

[story and image source: Press Release]