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Best Nintendo 64 Game

What is the best N64 Game?

  • Super Mario 64

    Votes: 49 30.6%
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

    Votes: 61 38.1%
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

    Votes: 12 7.5%
  • Mario Kart 64

    Votes: 4 2.5%
  • Mario Party 64

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Yoshi's Story

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Banjo Kazooie

    Votes: 4 2.5%
  • Banjo Tooie

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Kirby

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Paper Mario 64

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Golden Eye 007

    Votes: 14 8.8%
  • Perfect Dark

    Votes: 10 6.3%
  • Lylat Wars

    Votes: 2 1.3%
  • Diddy Kong Racing

    Votes: 1 0.6%
  • Donkey Kong 64

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
    160

Airola

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This is how people should do a bit of a SHAKE SHAKE to the OP for not including the actual best game in the poll.





Mischief Makers
 
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MrA

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Went with goldeneye, perfect dark is better in more or less every way, but it just runs too poorly on the 64
 

Silvawuff

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OoT is the objectively better game, but my personal favorite has got to be Banjo-Kazooie. It has so much personality, a fantastic OST, incredibly intelligent game design, fun characters...I played every save file to 100% completion.

Mario 64 is an important title -- not as a game, but what it did for video games as a whole, and I believe deserves an honorable mention here.

My favorite wacky title from N64 would have to be Mischief Makers. I'd be all over a remake/port/remaster soooo hard.
 

deriks

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I could say Ocarina of Time, because it was the next level in gaming at the time, but I have a profound love in Banjo Kazooie. It's on the top tier of platforming even to this day
 

DadEggs

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favorite or best?

best game? or most impressive technically?

best is such an ambiguous term - need more context of what type of answer you want.
 
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Sycomunkee

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Turok, Wayne Gretzky 3D Hockey, Blast Corps, and Shadow Man are not even on the list.
 
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MisterBrimstone

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Zelda is great and I love it.

But Perfect Dark blew my mind. I've already spent months playing Goldeneye and when this absolute legend of a game came out I could not believe how much they improved everything (but the framerate).
 

TexMex

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So many games got equal time on that system for me. SM64/OoT are the obvious picks but for good reason. I still play Mario 64 today and it's fun as hell.
 

Zefah

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Close between Mario 64 and Ocarina of Time, but I think Ocarina holds up better, so it gets my vote.
 

Hal.

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Anyone who doesn't say Perfect Dark is either lying, not telling the truth, or just fucking ugly.
 

Spukc

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banjo kazooie
Mario 64
Duke nukem 64
Diddy kong racing
Misschief makers
Extreme g 1 and 2
Star wars Episode 1 racer
Turok 2
 

Khalid M.

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Some of those games are just so hard to go back to, because the frame rates are really really rough. Or the N64 controller would have killed your hands trying to play them (*cough* Mario Party).

Only exception might be Ocarina of time, just because it's more puzzle based and generally has a slower pace.

Dissenting opinion but I want to go with Pokemon Stadium 2.

The visuals are much more easier on the eyes thanks to the cartoon style, and it also had those mini-games which I thought were a lot of fun.

My pick as well.

I know there are better and more influential games, but I had the most fun with Stadium 2. I’d love to see a new take on it.
 

Jigsaah

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Perfect Dark was just a better GoldenEye and everyone who voted for GoldenEye knows it. Come...join the Darkside.
 

Al3x1s

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Love playing oldies, from consoles and PC, but very few N64 games hold up these days, played as back then, imo. Mario 64, OoT and similar caliber Nintendo games do though. Hard to pick just one given their quality but the choices aren't that numerous tbh.
 
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Kokoloko85

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Perfect Dark was just a better GoldenEye and everyone who voted for GoldenEye knows it. Come...join the Darkside.
Its close. First few levels of Perfect Dark Is near perfect..... Golden eye was awesome.
Multiplayer = Golden eye
Campaign.... tie maybe perfect dark

Time splitters 2 is the only game that holds that Golden eye and Perfect Dark soul
 
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Jigsaah

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Its close. First few levels of Perfect Dark Is near perfect..... Golden eye was awesome.
Multiplayer = Golden eye
Campaign.... tie maybe perfect dark

Time splitters 2 is the only game that holds that Golden eye and Perfect Dark soul
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Time Splitters 2 was awesome. Can't front on that.
 
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