Discover the Best: Top 20 N64 Classics Ranked by Metacritic – Retro Gaming Essentials

Are you an N64 enthusiast looking for the best games to display in your premium-quality RetroShell game cases? Look no further! Here’s a list of the top 20 Nintendo 64 games ranked by their Metacritic scores. Perfect for collectors who appreciate the finer details of retro gaming.

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Now, onto the list:

  1. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Metascore: 99): Revered for its groundbreaking open world and deep storytelling.
  1. Perfect Dark (Metascore: 97): Known for its advanced graphics and engaging spy-themed gameplay.
  1. GoldenEye 007 (Metascore: 96): Pioneered the first-person shooter genre on consoles.
  1. The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (Metascore: 95): Lauded for its unique time mechanics and dark, immersive story.
  1. Super Mario 64 (Metascore: 94): A revolutionary 3D platformer that set new standards for the genre.
  1. Paper Mario (Metascore: 93): Admired for its charming paper-style visuals and engaging RPG elements.
  1. Banjo-Kazooie (Metascore: 92): A beloved platformer known for its humorous characters and rich world.
  1. Wave Race 64 (Metascore: 92): Praised for its realistic water physics and exhilarating races.
  1. Conker’s Bad Fur Day (Metascore: 92): Known for its adult humor and unconventional story.
  1. Mario Tennis (Metascore: 91): Popular for its accessible yet deep tennis gameplay and beloved Nintendo characters.
  1. Mario Golf (Metascore: 91): Enjoyed for its fun and accessible golf gameplay, combined with a cast of familiar Mario characters.
  1. Rayman 2: The Great Escape (Metascore: 90): Celebrated for its vibrant 3D worlds and engaging platforming mechanics.
  1. Donkey Kong 64 (Metascore: 90): Known for its expansive worlds and the unique abilities of its multiple playable characters.
  1. Blast Corps (Metascore: 90): Praised for its innovative destruction-based gameplay and variety of vehicles.
  1. Banjo-Tooie (Metascore: 90): Appreciated for its larger and more intricate levels compared to its predecessor.
  1. Beetle Adventure Racing (Metascore: 89): Loved for its unique theme and adventurous tracks.
  1. F-Zero X (Metascore: 89): Known for its high-speed racing and gravity-defying tracks.
  1. Turok 2: Seeds of Evil (Metascore: 89): Noted for its impressive graphics and intense first-person shooter action.
  1. Star Wars: Rogue Squadron (Metascore: 88): Admired for its exciting space combat and faithful recreation of the Star Wars universe.
  1. Resident Evil 2 (Metascore: 89): Esteemed for its compelling horror storytelling and survival gameplay mechanics.

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