10 Non-Nintendo Games For A Nintendo 64 Classic

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#1. Perfect Dark

I’m not going to sit here and argue that Goldeneye 007 shouldn’t be on a possible Nintendo 64 Classic. It was literally a watershed moment for console gaming that changed how FPS games are done. It’s been featured in the Smithsonian American Art Museum. It’s an important game and one that everyone remembers fondly for good reason.

Consider, however, that the spiritual successor, Perfect Dark, took that groundbreaking formula and improved upon it. The aiming was better. You didn’t have cheap characters like Odd Job, who was a little shorter than most and very hard to hit. It had a more robust multiplayer mode that went beyond mere death match, and a solid single player mode with a cool story and a fun, original protagonist.

On a system loaded with not just great multi-player games, but great FPS games, many of them featuring strong multi-player features, Perfect Dark arguably is king of the hill. It’s not as historically important as Goldeneye 007, but it somehow took that and improved upon it significantly. That arguably makes Perfect Dark the most deserving of any non-Nintendo game to be included a possible Nintendo 64 Classic should one ever be released.

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