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The [[Action Replay|Action Replay]] is a [[Game Enhancer]] device for the Nintendo 64. It had cheatcode entering/editing and searching features. It also had a built in memory viewer/editor. In game access to the Action Replay menu screen which had cheat searching features required the use of the Expansion Pak. Later versions of the Action Replay included a port on the back of the cart which allowed for connectivity to the PC. This version is superior to all previous versions of the Action Replay as it is able to use thousands of codes simultaneously, the Playstation version starts to choke before reaching 50.
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[[File:ActionReplay N64 cartridge.jpg|thumb|right|160px|Action Replay cartridge]]
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The '''[[Action Replay|Action Replay]]''' is a [[Game Enhancer]] device for the Nintendo 64. It was created by [[Datel]] but in the US region it was released under the name [[GameShark]] by it's distributors, [[InterAct]]. It had cheat code entering/editing and searching features. It also had a built in memory viewer/editor. In game access to the Action Replay menu screen which had cheat searching features required the use of the Expansion Pak. Later versions of the Action Replay included a port on the back of the cart which allowed for connectivity to the PC. This version is superior to all previous versions of the Action Replay as it is able to use thousands of codes simultaneously, the Playstation version starts to choke before reaching 50.
  
This version of the Action Replay/GameShark is notorious for often breaking down which usually requires a reformat in order to work again. The software was also buggy for other reasons.
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This version of the Action Replay is notorious for often breaking down which usually requires a reformat in order to work again. The software was also buggy for other reasons.
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==History==
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Later titles were capable of blocking the Action Replay from being used and a blank screen would appear if any game was inserted. This necessitated the inclusion of a special keycode feature in later versions, this allowed for the booting of newer games after an older game had been inserted first, such as [http://www.gamewinners.com/device/misc/blgameshark.htm Super Mario 64]
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==Releases==
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*'''Action Replay'''
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*'''Action Replay Pro'''
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*'''Action Replay Professional''' (1999)
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==Screenshots==
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<gallery>
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File:ActionReplayPro N64 screenshot3.jpg|Game Selection
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File:ActionReplayPro N64 screenshot3.jpg|Main menu
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File:ActionReplayPro N64 screenshot3.jpg|Start the game
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</gallery>
  
 
==Hardware==
 
==Hardware==
===Action Replay Pro===
 
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Image:ActionReplayPro N64 Packaging.jpg|Action Replay Pro Packaging
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File:ProActionReplay N64 box2.jpg|Action Replay box
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File:ActionReplay N64 cartridge.jpg|Action Replay cartridge
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File:ActionReplayPro N64 Packaging.jpg|Action Replay Professional box
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File:ProActionReplay N64 box1.jpg|Action Replay Professional box
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File:Arpro front.jpg|Action Replay Professional cartridge
 
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</gallery>
===Game Shark===
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==Flyers==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Image:GameSharkPro N64 Packaging.jpg|Gameshark Pro packaging
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File:ProActionReplay N64 Flyer2.jpg|Action Replay flyer
Image:GamesharkPro N64.jpg|Gameshark Pro
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File:ProActionReplay N64 Flyer3.jpg|Action Replay flyer
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File:ProActionReplay N64 Flyer1.jpg|Action Replay Professional flyer
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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===External Links===
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20050212161152/http://home.mindspring.com/~glaciuscool/gspro/doc/gsproindex.htm Instruction Manual For N64 GameShark Pro v3.2+]
  
 
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[[Category:Game Enhancer]]
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[[Category:Action Replay]]

Latest revision as of 17:20, 1 June 2016

Action Replay cartridge

The Action Replay is a Game Enhancer device for the Nintendo 64. It was created by Datel but in the US region it was released under the name GameShark by it's distributors, InterAct. It had cheat code entering/editing and searching features. It also had a built in memory viewer/editor. In game access to the Action Replay menu screen which had cheat searching features required the use of the Expansion Pak. Later versions of the Action Replay included a port on the back of the cart which allowed for connectivity to the PC. This version is superior to all previous versions of the Action Replay as it is able to use thousands of codes simultaneously, the Playstation version starts to choke before reaching 50.

This version of the Action Replay is notorious for often breaking down which usually requires a reformat in order to work again. The software was also buggy for other reasons.

History

Later titles were capable of blocking the Action Replay from being used and a blank screen would appear if any game was inserted. This necessitated the inclusion of a special keycode feature in later versions, this allowed for the booting of newer games after an older game had been inserted first, such as Super Mario 64

Releases

  • Action Replay
  • Action Replay Pro
  • Action Replay Professional (1999)

Screenshots

Hardware

Flyers

External Links

Action Replay
PC
Commodore 64 - Amiga - MS-DOS PC
Consoles
NES - Master System - Super Nintendo - Genesis - PlayStation - Saturn - Nintendo 64 - Dreamcast - PlayStation 2 - Xbox - Gamecube - Wii
Portables
Game Boy - Game Gear - Game Boy Advance - DS - PSP - 3DS