Top Ten: Nintendo 64 Games…Not Made by Nintendo

The other best games on Nintendo 64!

By Robert Marrujo. Posted 10/18/2014 12:00 5 Comments     ShareThis

8) Spider-Man

Released: 2000

Superhero games are notoriously hit or miss when it comes to quality, so it was quite the shock to everyone when Spider-Man arrived on N64 and wasn’t just decent, but outright great. Fans of the comic and animated series were thrilled by the wealth of characters and costumes on display in the game. Activision nailed the sensation of being Spider-Man, clinging to walls and web slinging in the game’s various environments. It wasn’t as elaborate as later installments would become, but Spider-Man on N64 remains a wonderful web-head extravaganza.


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5 Responses to “Top Ten: Nintendo 64 Games…Not Made by Nintendo”

  • 739 points
    OG75 says...

    The only way this list could be better is if it was a “coming soon” list on the Wii U’s virtual console!

    It would also have Rayman 2, Rocket: Robot on Wheels, Turok 2, and Body Harvest on it. Oh, and James Bond: The World Is Not Enough.

    So happy to see Ridge Racer on there….

  • 690 points
    KisakiProject says...

    For me the best “non-tendo” N64 game were Gauntlet Legends, Battle Tanx, Forsaken, the Bomberman games and Turok games.

  • 42 points
    hp3 says...

    The Rush racing games from Midway were awesome, and Moral Kombat 4 which played better on N64 than the arcade version.

  • 678 points
    amishpyrate says...

    The WWF games were epic on N64. They are still in my opinion better than the ones they make today

  • 111 points
    roykoopa64 says...

    I was going to say Ridge Racer 64 but it counts as a Nintendo developed game since it was Nintendo Software Technology, right?

    Anyway, nice list! Rogue Squadron makes my list as well.

    My own list would include some Turok representation, probably the 2nd one, Seeds of Evil. My goodness, was that game impressive! Expansion Pak for the win: those detailed graphics and enemy dismemberment blew my mind, along with the presentation values. And the music, wow.

    Rayman 2: The Great Escape was pretty awesome as well.

    The other two games on my list would have to be:
    –Rocket: Robot on Wheels (wonderful 3D platformer by Sucker Punch)
    –Shadow Man (one of the best mature games I have played that was ‘mature’ in more ways than you can imagine. This game had a massive world to explore).

    (Looks like OG75 and KisakiProject agree with me on some of my picks.)

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