Best 5 Nintendo 64 Games Ever Made

Nintendo 64 was the most spectacular gaming console back at a day and it is linked to almost countless games that were hits. But, some games were better than the others and now we will present 5 of them. Below is the list that explains 5 best games for N64 ever developed. The next step would be for you to get N64 ROMs and emulator and play on any modern device.

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire came on the market in 1996 and soon became a massive success. The game allows players to fight alongside some of the iconic characters from Star Wars such as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo and many others. Boss battles were epic. This is the only word we can use to explain. They were loaded with combats, use of various weapons and they were detailed. Sadly, gamers were unable to play as Han Solo or some other, main character from the movie.



In this game, you will assume the role of Jean-Luc Cougar. He is an agent working for United Nations anti-terrorist unit or SCAT. His better said your mission is to retrieve a massive laser weapon that is in the presence of terrorists known as Crying Lions. If you fail, they will use it in various locations and kill millions. So, you must complete your mission. The game itself is loaded with countless movements, stealth gaming and the ability to use all sorts of weapons. It also has detailed and long story that will keep you occupied for weeks.

Bomberman 64

Bomberman 64 is another game you probably have played at some point. In the game, players use different bomb types to complete the levels. Those bombs vary in strength and purpose, so it was impossible to advance without understanding the purpose of each bomb. The game is 3D development with interesting and vivid world, loaded with different colors. In addition, your main mission is to defeat the end boss known as Altair. If you play this game, keep in mind that Bomberman is unable to jump. He will have to use bombs and to bounce on them in order to pass gaps.

Resident Evil 2

Resident Evil was a game initially developed for Sony PlayStation 1. But, thanks to massive success, Capcom decided to make a version for Nintendo 64 and this was the moment we all waited for so long. The game was excellent in the lack of a more appropriate word. Players could play either as Claire Redfield or Leon Kennedy. Regardless of which character you pick, you would navigate Raccoon City, fight zombies and complete many puzzles in order to reach the end of the game.

Donkey Kong 64

Donkey Kong 64 is the only 3D game in the franchise and sadly, this isn’t going to change. In this game, you will control Donkey Kong and you will be located on DK Isles. You will move around and have to complete various and different puzzles in order to reach the King K. Rool and free your friends. There are 5 friends to free. Of course, you will have to defeat King K. Rool and all his friends in the process.


In a nutshell, these 5 games made Nintendo 64 so popular in the past and so desirable. Today, all we can do is enjoy them using modern technology or a classic Nintendo 64 console if you have one. If don’t, then get an emulator and ROM of the game and start playing.

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