Almost there! Less than 100 games needed to reach our MobyGoal of 1,500 documented arcade titles!

Dark Rift (Nintendo 64)

ESRB Rating
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
Written by  :  RingOFire (34)
Written on  :  Jul 01, 2005
Platform  :  Nintendo 64
Rating  :  4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars4.25 Stars

0 out of 1 people found this review helpful

write a review of this game
read more reviews by RingOFire


Great for it's day!

The Good

The game looked great for being one of the first N64 games ( and the first real 3D fighter on the N64). The graphics were state of the art with plenty of pretty special effects. It was a weapon based fighter, which made it a nice change from what was out at the time also. The engine ran at a very smooth 90 frames a second, even with all the bells and whistles that made it into the game.

The Bad

Some of the moves were a little slow in their responsiveness. Projectile attacks could have been a lot faster. Only 8 playable characters with two unlockable ones.

The Bottom Line

A classic fighter for the time of 1997. A real look at what the N64 had to offer.