Top Ten Reasons to Hate Super Mario 64

The Top Ten

1 It's a Nintendo Game

That's a reason to love it - darthvadern

What, was the creator of this list a Call of Duty fan? - PinkFloyd87

Too many people give Nintendo hate these days. Look at some of the amazing games Nintendo has released, for example, The Legend Of Zelda: Breath of the wild which came out earlier this year was one of, if not the best game of 2017! People really need to reevaluate their life's priorities and stop hating on other companies and their games! A game doesn't need to be a first person shooter to be considered good!

You tell that idiot who made this list, Nintendofan126! Oh, and this game is the greatest Nintendo game ever by it's graphics, soundtrack and level combined! This list is the worst list ever!

2 The Graphics/Visuals

They are decent for an N64 title - darthvadern

The graphics are nearly two decades old. They haven't aged all that well, but Super Mario 64 is still one of my favorite video games of all time! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Reasons number 1 and 2 are pretty biased and don't really show why this game is specifically bad, so I'm just guessing that the old graphics are why this whole list was made.

The graphics are not really bad... Just too bright in my opinion. - Chaotixhero

3 It's a Platformer

So? - darthvadern

Seriously? This is Just The DUMBEST Reason Ever!

Was this list made by Egoraptor? This sure is a ton of undeserved hate! - PeterG99

Platformers are horrible with the exception of Sonic The Hedgehog and Crash Bandicoot.

4 The Music

While it's good I agree it's among the weaker in the mario series - darthvadern

The Music is excellent! - PinkFloyd87

This game has some of my favorite gaming music ever! - PeterG99

The music in the Bowser Levels is AWESOME! - HeavyDonkeyKong

5 It's a rip-off of Sonic The Hedgehog

Nope - darthvadern

Mario came out first

No way, it's not a Sonic ripoff at all. - PinkFloyd87

Sonic was inspired by Mario 1st of all. Also Mario did not rip off sonic with this game and I should know because I am a sonic fan unlike you. You see, Sonic is based off on speed and platforming while Mario is just a platformer alone. If Super Mario 64 really did rip off sonic, then he will rip off his speed and style which he certainly didn't. I will admit Mario did rip off Sonic's air bubbles but that's it. I don't think you know Sonic's games. So before you yell out it's a rip off, do your research. - Chaotixhero

6 Terrible Physics

I agree on that - darthvadern

Hey Einstein, this was the beginning of 3-D gaming. - shawnmccaul22

This game has terrible physics (So bad that I can't even catch the rabbit with the key and I am a great gamer)... My advice, if you want a good 3D Super Mario game then I recomend you Super Mario 3D Land/ World. You will not be disappointed.

7 It's a rip-off of Crash Bandicoot

False on so many levels - darthvadern

First the list creator says it rips off Sonic the Hedgehog, and NOW it says this? Which did it rip off exactly? Actually no, it didn't rip off either, it was its own game. - NuMetalManiak

This list is terrible! Super Mario 64 ROCKS! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Um, no it's not. - PinkFloyd87

8 The Stars

They are good - darthvadern

What does the stars have to do with it being bad? - shawnmccaul22

SUper Mario 64 is a bad game. I swear, it sucks

What Bowser says if you don't collect all stars:

No! You’ve really beaten me this time, Mario! I can’t stand losing to you! My troops…worthless! They’ve turned over all the Power Stars! What?! There are 120 in all? Amazing! There were some in the castle that I missed?! Now I see peace returning to the world… Oooo! I really hate that! I can’t watch--I’m outta here! Just you wait until next time. Until then, keep that Control Stick smokin'! Buwaa ha ha!

What Bowser says if you collect all the stars:

No! You’ve really beaten me this time, Mario! I can’t stand always losing to you! My troops…worthless! They’ve turned over all the Power Stars! Wait, say that again. There are 150 Stars in all? What?! There were some in the castle that I missed?! Now I see peace returning to the world… I really hate that! It’s so horrible I can’t watch. I’m outta here! Just you wait until next time. Until then, keep that Touch Screen smokin’! Gwa ha ha!

9 Princess Peach is in the Game

So? - darthvadern

Yeah? Who cares? Not me at least! - HeavyDonkeyKong

She is hardly in the game

10 It Was a Launch Title

Ok..., so your point is? - darthvadern

You shouldn't got the game when it was first out.

The Contenders

11 Only 1/3rd of the levels are good.

Big Boo's Haunt, Dire Dire Docks, Wet Dry World, Jolly Roger Bay, and Whomp's Fortress are any good. The rest are either mediocre (Bob-Omb's Battlefield, Cool Cool Mountain, Tall Tall Mountain, Hazy Maze Cave, and Snowman's Land), or just complete trash (Lethal Lava Land, Shifting Sand Land, Tiny Huge Island, Tick Tock Clock, and Rainbow Ride). When you combine 1/3rd good with 1/3rd mediocre, and 1/3rd horrible, you get a sub-average experience at best. I wanted to love this game because of fond childhood memories but it just gets worse and worse over time. The feeling that I get from beating a level goes from: "That was awesome! Let's go to the next one! " to: "Finally I'm finished with that crap and can move on to something be- oh wait, the next level is even worse." I cannot tell you how many times the rage-inducing levels have caused this game to go into my trash can or how much longer it'll be before I decide that it fits with the trash better than it fits with my other games and ...more

I guess so - darthvadern

12 Recycled Music

Recycling: Great for the environment, bad for a soundtrack. Name one level theme that doesn't get reused (Peach's Castle doesn't count since it's just the hub world and not an actual level). Here's a list of every instance of recycled music that occurs in Super Mario 64:

Bob-Omb Battlefield theme is reused for Whomp's Fortress (which is the very next level so that makes the laziness even more pronounced), Tall Tall Mountain, and Tiny Huge Island (which comes right after Tall Tall Mountain just to ensure that you know that the song is recycled).

Jolly Roger Bay's theme is reused in Dire Dire Docks (slightly altered, yes but still reused) and the secret aquarium.

Cool Cool Mountain's theme is reused in Snowman's Land.

Big Boo's Haunt is probably the only level here that doesn't have it's theme reused.

Hazy Maze Cave has it's theme reused in Wet Dry World.

Lethal Lava Land has it's theme reused in Shifting Sand Land (the very next ...more

Why is that a problem? Dumb logic is surrounding this list a lot lol - darthvadern

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