Best Games on the Wii Virtual ConsoleThe Virtual Console on the Nintendo Wii is a fantastic service allowing Wii owners to buy many '80s and '90s games from early-generation systems, including the NES and SNES - and even the Sega Genesis! It is a great way to experience classic games for the first time or relive some of gaming's finest moments.
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Greatest game on the Nintendo 64! This game is what all other adventure games want to be: Memorable, easy to play, and awesome gameplay. It has everything the first generation of 3D adventure platform games built on, and the Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time took these concepts to an epic level, improving on all of them. Ocarina of Time was epic, sad, challenging, funny, and scary all in the same game. There is no doubt it is the best Wii download available! - masongilbert74
Let's review all these good old games whether it's on the Wii Virtual Console or not.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time: 84/100.
Super Mario 64: 100+/100.
Mario KArt 64: 97/100.
Super Smash Bros. : 98/100.
Super Metroid: 80/100.
Super Mario Bros: 89/100.
Sonic the Hedgehog 2: 91/100.
Punch Out! : 90/100.
The Legend of Zelda: 73/100.
Wow I was looking at an old Nintendo Power and it was showing this game during the development stage... it turned out WAY better! Zelda 64? Thank gutness they came up with Ocarina of Time! (Mm that IS kinda catchy... Zelda 64... Zelda 64! ) - Oreanta
Greatest game of all time right here!V 6 Comments
Best 90's game and virtual console game by far! The only games better than Mario 64 are Mario Galaxy and Galaxy 2. Mario 64 is the best game of the 90's!
The game that showed the world how 3D gaming was done. Yet another Mario masterpiece.
Super Mario 64 is perfect! It sure deserved to be on the Wii Virtual Console.V 3 Comments
Mario Kart is the video game series that has meant the most to me. Mario is the best series but of his games, Mario Kart is the most enjoyable. It has brought so much joy to me, so many happy memories. It all began with Super Mario Kart and I have loved the series all the way. Mario Kart 64 is no exception, it might be the best game ever.
Akin to Super Mario 64, it wowed with its 3D shimmer yet thrilled with its fun and frolicking mechanics.
my fav racing game all time and the new one came out and its just a great - bballmaster86
Ha ha Is not the same as the n64!V 1 Comment
My personal favorite Virtual Console game. High playability, and it's aged much better than most games on this list. It has a great combo system, and I'm still finding new combos to use. Just don't expect much in the way of shielding and dodging, because these mechanics are poorly implemented. My personal favorite 4-player party game, even more so than the likes of smash 4 or Mario party. Never really been a LoZ fan (flame shield: on). The games just aren't my style, and that's why it's not Ocarina. As for Mario 64, it's excellent, but Mario Galaxy 1 and 2 are both better in just about every way, anyway. Mario Kart 64? Seriously? I will never understand how people value it as the best Mario Kart. In my opinion, Mario Kart just gets better with every new console (though Double Dash had it down with the whole two character thing).
It's where brawl started, and it sure deserves to be up here, I mean it's the only game for N64 I know that crosses over different video game characters into one, all-out, brawl!V 3 Comments
The SNES sequel to the 1987 adventure Metroid, this game is still considered one of the best ever.
2nd greatest SNES game. A Link to the Past edges it out, but just barely.
One of the greatest games ever made. It's the pinnacle of the franchise also.V 1 Comment
One of the best-selling games in history, this 1985 classic was a major reason video gaming caught on.V 2 Comments
Cited by many as the best Sonic the Hedgehog game, chosen by many as the best Genesis game, and even considered by some to be one of the finest platformers around.
There's nothing wrong with preferring Sonic the Hedgehog 2 over Sonic Next-Gen. WHY DO YOU MAKE A BIG DEAL OUT OF IT?! >:(
I am so happy that this is on the list. I agree that ocarina of time is the best, but had to vote for punch out because it should be next after ocarina of time but is sadly at number 8 instead. fantastic list though - MarioDatiV 1 Comment
This classic adventure started a series that is beloved and cherished by millions to this day.V 1 Comment
Pills, ghosts, and fruit - oh my! It did start a revolution, after all.
Took the fighting genre, nailed it, and exploded it into a phenomenon.
Sequel to Ocarina. Improves on it in every way. So much to do. Only 1000 points. I would pay 10000 points for it. It's certainly worth it.
How are Ocarina of time and super Mario 64 at the top? They may be great but this game is the best of the games before the 21st century! - HeavyDonkeyKongV 1 Comment
its fun but its hard on the arms your shaking the comtroler(s) the whole game its fun i guess.
Hat is a Wii game not a virtual console game
Super Mario RPG: The Legend of the Seven Stars will regardlessly get a 9.9/10.
My favourite game ever! So I wouldn't dare imagine such a fantastic game being left out.
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2. Super Mario 64
3. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time