The Nintendo 64 gaming console holds a special place in the hearts of many ’90s kids and now it can hold a special place in their sneaker collection with this N64 inspired Air Max 97.
The shoe takes on a mostly grey upper with red, blue, and green color accents reminiscent of the N64’s cubic “N” logo. They placed the yellow of the logo in the air unit of the shoe giving it a subtle pop of a brighter color. In place of the Air Max branding on the tongue there are “Power” and “Reset” motifs like those found on the N64 that kids use to mash when their game wouldn’t load. The heels pull tab has Air Max branding in Nintendo typeface with the signature racetrack surrounding it. The pull tab on the tongue has three dots to match the consoles controller input slot. On the insole is the ESRB Game Rating icon with Nike branding instead of a game rating.
There is no word on a release date but some are speculating that their release will coincide with the 23rd Anniversary of the N64 on September 26th. Stay tuned for more details and take a look at the shoe below.