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Mario Golf

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Released: 1999

Genre: Sports

Format reviewed: Nintendo 64

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Camelot

Submitted by: Maarten de Koning

In the N64-era, Mario and his friend were getting hired for several other games than platforming only. Mario did have its first Golf game on the NES, but this was his first 3D-appearance along with all his friends.

In this game you can play with any of the (unlockable) Nintendo-characters on several Nintendo/Mario-themed golf courses. Mario Golf is also very easy to play (also known as a "pick up and play" game) as it makes golf very simple, because it does away with many of the complicated real-life aspects of the sport that are found in games like EA's Tiger Woods-franchise.

t has recently been announced for release on the Japanese Virtual Console. European and American releases are expected to follow…