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Score Breakdown Based on 14022 ratings
  1. 10 (8847)
  2. 9 (3998)
  3. 8 (839)
  4. 7 (165)
  5. 6 (48)
  6. 5 (30)
  7. 4 (16)
  8. 3 (12)
  9. 2 (16)
  10. 1 (51)

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  • User Rating 9.5

    This game was revolutionary but definitely not perfect.

    Rated on May 06, 2007 by fabz_95

    This was the first 3d mario game ever. And it was amazing. The graphics was absolutely amazing for its time with alot of polygons so graphically it was excellent. The graphics were also extremely c...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.8

    revolutionized the 3d world

    Rated on July 13, 2006 by Gogetaex

    One of the BEST GAMES EVER it is a very very very very very good game If you have a Nintendo 64 still like I do go to a used game store and buy it. just because they have made a upgraded version of th...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    This was yesterday's Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy! Where do the years go?

    Rated on August 16, 2009 by KingBoo112

    Here it is! The best N64 game in history! It was also responsible to create Mario Sunshine, Mario Galaxy, and the upcoming Super Mario Galaxy 2. I own this game on Wii's Virtual Console, and when I h...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.4

    One of the Best.

    Rated on July 17, 2006 by deeewooh

    Super Mario 64 was and still is one of the best and most revolutionary video game ever made. The game was a launch title for the Nintendo 64 and boy did the game make its mark on the console. Sure we ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    The best N64 game after golden eye hehehe

    Rated on December 28, 2005 by pilsener

    Ok this is by far the second best game in the N64 and one i can go back to probably till im 100 years old! getting those 150 stars is the most entertaining ive ever done! the huge change it had from t...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    The best example of a 3-D game back then, and in most ways, just as much that way today.

    Rated on May 10, 2007 by WGR_Darrin

    When the Nintendo 64 launched in 1996, it had two launch games: Super Mario 64, and Pilotwings 64. Looking back, they could’ve made do with just one. Super Mario 64 revolutionized the 3D gaming landsc...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    One of the most revolutionary video games ever is also one of the most fun and replayable video games ever.

    Rated on March 08, 2012 by shabreeze

    This game is very nostalgic for me. It was my first Nintendo 64 game as well as my first step into 3-D gaming. Prior to this, I mostly had played strictly linear 2-D platformers, and this was unlike...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    You really can't beat it - even thirteen years later.

    Rated on August 21, 2009 by Stonetowerghost

    The Good: A successful transition to 3d that defies all odds; Levels and almost all aspects of the game are flawless... The Bad: Your first time playing a 3d Mario game will never return... I ca...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Challenging yet full of fun. You'll have trouble putting down the controller.

    Rated on August 22, 2009 by W1NN3R1

    It's been more than a decade since the original Super Mario 64 came out for Nintendo's then new machine, the Nintendo 64. And yet, this game remains a platforming masterpiece. Story The game begi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    Undeniable Quality

    Rated on December 31, 2005 by EliteDForce

    Even if your not a fan of this amazing game, or if you think it's overrated you can't deny how it revolutionized platforming and its quality. It delivers a vast adventure full of secrets, exploration ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.