Most Underrated Nintendo 64 Games

DzDeadlyy
There are a lot of great games out there for the N64 that just got swept under the rug by the bigger titles.

The Top Ten

1 Jet Force Gemini Jet Force Gemini

Agreed! - best soundtrack for a game. You think you've explored an area - then the game forces you to backtrack and you find out that you've only seen a small part of it. Then you discover a landing bay which can take you to a whole new planet to explore! No game I've played since has the same game-play and level mechanics that this masterpiece has. I almost voted for body harvest but there can only be one.

Great soundtrack, great graphics, great gameplay. Not to mention one of the first 3rd person shooters to do it right. This game was another masterpiece by Rare, that for some reason didn't get the praise it no doubt deserved. As the creator of this list, I hope this game stays at number 1 where it belongs. - DzDeadlyy

V 1 Comment
2 Pokemon Snap Pokemon Snap
3 Chameleon Twist Chameleon Twist

Loved this game and still do! The ONLY Complaint I have is too short!

4 007: The World Is Not Enough 007: The World Is Not Enough

This was one of the first games I ever played on the Nintendo 64. It is truly a shame that I do not own this game anymore, it was such a blast and a huge part of my childhood.

It wasn't made by rare, but honestly I remember me and my friends playing this more then goldeneye. Why it never received any praise is beyond me. - DzDeadlyy

I enjoyed this more than GOLDENEYE007 - shawnmccaul22

Its only flaw is it's not goldeneye - Retroman64

5 Mission: Impossible Mission: Impossible
6 Paper Mario 64 Paper Mario 64

This game was by no means a failure or overlooked by the public. But for the quality of gameplay and originality this game offered, it definitely deserved much more. Nintendo saw its potential and went on to make 2 sequels. The thousand year door was in my opinion one of the greatest games I've ever played. - DzDeadlyy

It's a Mario RPG seams cheesy at first, but it's really good.

V 1 Comment
7 Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate
8 Mortal Kombat 4 Mortal Kombat 4
9 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
10 Doom 64 Doom 64

Easily my favorite Doom game. Mixes the great level design and intensity of Doom 1 and 2, but upgrades the horror with its excellent soundtrack and darker atmosphere.

The Newcomers

? Super Mario 64 Super Mario 64

The N64 is home to so many underrated games. Super Mario 64 needs more praise for having a very sharp, artistic, retro presentation. So do most other Classic Nintendo games.

? Bomberman 64 Bomberman 64
BAdd New Item

The Contenders

11 Tetrisphere Tetrisphere
12 Shadow Man Shadow Man

This game I will always remember as a child. It was dark, a little scary and one hell of a trip to "deadside". To the opening sence to the very end. The soundtrack is perfect for each level/place you vist. This will always be a personaly favourite of mine.

If you haven't played this game and got a n64, get this game. If you don't, get both and enjoy.

13 Starcraft 64 Starcraft 64
14 Body Harvest Body Harvest
15 Worms: Armageddon Worms: Armageddon

This is such a fun game to play, so much do E. G, the missions, training and death matches. But the best part of the game is the 4 player multiplayer, this game is extremely underrated and deserves far more recognition

16 Harvest Moon 64 Harvest Moon 64

I've never seen anyone talk about this installment, yet it's my personal favorite in the series. It's a good, but underrated game. - Maplestrip

Best by far of the 193 harvest moon games

17 LEGO Racers LEGO Racers
18 Mortal Kombat Trilogy Mortal Kombat Trilogy

This game was the vs go to game next to smash bros

19 Diddy Kong Racing Diddy Kong Racing

Better than mario kart if only it wasn't for the over-childish undertones

V 1 Comment
20 Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon
BAdd New Item
7129

Recommended Lists

Related Lists

Top Ten Most Underrated Nintendo Gamecube Games Top Ten Most Underrated Nintendo Video Games Top Ten Most Underrated Nintendo DS Games Top 10 Most Underrated Nintendo 3DS Games Best Games for the Nintendo Wii

List StatsUpdated 18 Jan 2017

100 votes
35 listings
4 years, 90 days old

Top Remixes

1. Jet Force Gemini
2. Chameleon Twist
3. Pokemon Snap
DzDeadlyy
1. Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate
2. Mission: Impossible
3. Mortal Kombat 4
PowerGirl

WRemix

Posts

Add Post

Error Reporting

See a factual error in these listings? Report it here.
P