Most Underrated Nintendo 64 Games

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

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1Jet 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

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2Pokemon Snap
3Chameleon Twist

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

4007: 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

Its only flaw is it's not goldeneye - Retroman64

5Paper 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

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6Mission: Impossible
7Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate
8Mortal Kombat 4
9Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
10Doom 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 Contenders

11Body Harvest
13Shadow 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.

14Starcraft 64
15Worms: 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

16Harvest 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

17LEGO Racers
18Mortal Kombat Trilogy

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

19Mystical Ninja Starring Goemon
20Diddy Kong RacingV1 Comment
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List StatsUpdated 5 Dec 2016

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33 listings
4 years, 46 days old

Top Remixes

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



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