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Underrated N64 games.

Y2Kev

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Many of these are not underrated. Jet Force Gemini was a huge Rare title at the time. I also think it's a bit shit, but that's besides the point. Blast Corps is also pretty popular in the hardcore circle.

There is a VAST C-tier library on N64 that goes largely unappreciated. Games like Buck Bumble, Battle Tanx, Hybrid Heaven (incredible cinematic presentation for the time), etc. Those were some good fun.
 

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Always played and loved Battletanx. It may have sold fairly well since it got a sequel. I don't think that one fared too well, though. Had to be one of my favorite local MP games on the system.

 

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Goemon's Great Adventure / Mystical Ninja 2. One of the best 2D platformers in the universe. Including couch co-op. Oh my god I'm gonna play this game right now.
My Man! I would kill for this to hit Wii U VC sometime. Going to throw out Gauntlet 64, its a fun game, especially the more players you have. Also a shoutout to mischief makers, because the game is so awesome.
 

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Despite all its flaws, this game left a huge imprint on me

Blast Corps was complete garbage IMO
 

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Shadows of the Empire was fantastic. The sewers always creeped me out. That, Hoth, Speederbike racing on Tatooine. So great.
 

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I had some fun with Shadowman but it hasn't aged well after playing it on Steam. Also there was a game called Winback that was good.
 

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Hybrid Heaven was amazing. Dat suplex!

Fighters Destiny. Because who doesn't like instant death at the hand of a single unblockable throw from the CPU in a vs fighting game.
Suddenly, I'm 12 again. ;_

I'll add this:


The game was influenced by Metal Gear Solid and, in turn, WinBack's cover system eventually went on to influence several later shooters, including Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (2001) and Kill Switch (2003), which in turn influenced games like Gears of War (2006). The cover system has since become a staple of third-person shooters.[1][2] WinBack also featured a laser sight mechanic that was later incorporated in action games such as Metal Gear Solid 2 and Resident Evil 4 (2005), and in turn would also become a staple of third-person shooters.[2]