don't feel any hesitation to buy this game because of the 1200 point pricing. i just got this game and it is definately one of the best games on the n64. the gameplay is absolutely perfect. its unique and fun and it reminds of everything nintendo stand for. it controls really well with the classis control, i dont know how the gamecube would work. the graphics remind me of starfox 64. its just really fun to play, like a mario garme. its hard to explain why but its just fun.