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.
The Top Ten
1 Chameleon Twist Chameleon Twist Product Image

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

2 Jet Force Gemini Jet Force Gemini Product Image

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

Holy ! When I saw the title of this I thought: Oh I think JFG is not gonna be one of the first because is not well known, and when I clicked I saw number 1!... Yes this game is awesome, most underrated game ever indeed

3 Pokemon Snap Pokemon Snap Product Image
4 Doom 64 Doom 64 Product Image

One of the best doom games ever still better than Doom 3 and Halo

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.

5 Diddy Kong Racing Diddy Kong Racing Product Image

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

Almost as good as Mario Kart 64

6 Shadow Man Shadow Man Product Image

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.

7 007: The World Is Not Enough 007: The World Is Not Enough Product Image

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

8 Goemon's Great Adventure Goemon's Great Adventure Product Image
9 Space Station Silicon Valley Space Station Silicon Valley Product Image
10 Paper Mario 64 Paper Mario 64 Product Image

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.

This game is really fun - FlamingYveltal

The Newcomers

? Mario Golf Mario Golf Product Image
The Contenders
11 Worms: Armageddon Worms: Armageddon Product Image

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

12 Bomberman 64 Bomberman 64 Product Image

It had simple mechanics that anyone could use, a great soundtrack, a good multiplayer mode, and a great single player adventure.

13 Mission: Impossible Mission: Impossible Product Image
14 Snowboard Kids Snowboard Kids Product Image

What I MEANT to say was this game gets overly skipped.

This game gets overl

15 Body Harvest Body Harvest Product Image
16 Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate Xena: Warrior Princess: The Talisman of Fate Product Image
17 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Hercules: The Legendary Journeys Product Image
18 Mortal Kombat 4 Mortal Kombat 4 Product Image
19 Harvest Moon 64 Harvest Moon 64 Product Image

Got to love a game where the developer spells their OWN NAME wrong on the title screen! - Xean45

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

20 Tetrisphere Tetrisphere Product Image
21 Starcraft 64 Starcraft 64 Product Image
22 Mortal Kombat Trilogy Mortal Kombat Trilogy Product Image

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

23 LEGO Racers LEGO Racers Product Image
24 BattleTanx: Global Assault BattleTanx: Global Assault Product Image

Used to play hours on multiplayer and deploy turrets all day

Heavily underrated game... Great multiplayer and singleplayer content.

25 Hybrid Heaven Hybrid Heaven Product Image

One of the few RPGs on the N64 (and much better than Quest), a great athmosphere and a unque combat system

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