Conker's Bad Fur Day
The premise of the game is gimmicky, but after its sordid skin is peeled away, a true gem of a 3D platformer is revealed.
With stunning graphics, excellent sound, and extremely solid gameplay, Paper Mario is a quality game on all fronts.
The challenging breadth of the adventure, the richly detailed graphics, varied gameplay, killer sound, and multiplayer mode all fuse into one amazingly fun experience.
Ogre Battle 64: Person of Lordly Caliber
Ogre Battle 64 offers a detailed branching story and great depth of customization, both executed brilliantly within the limitations of a 35-meg cartridge.
As a single-player or multiplayer FPS experience Perfect Dark is unparalleled on the console systems.
All-Star Baseball 2001
Due to limitations in graphical and sound capabilities, handheld baseball titles still have a long way to go before they catch up to their console counterparts. Acclaim's All-Star Baseball 2001 ...
Donkey Kong 64
Those of you who remotely liked Mario 64 or Banjo-Kazooie will be excited to the point of numbness by this game.
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Ocarina of Time definitely follows in the footsteps of the previous games, and the result is a game that can't be called anything other than flawless.
It doesn't stray too far from the formula, but it makes the logical progressions you would expect Nintendo to make.
GoldenEye 007 (1997)
GoldenEye is the type of game N64 owners have been waiting for since they finished Mario 64.
Tetrisphere is precisely the sort of game that the N64 really needs.