There really were some great games in part three. So many good ones that many of you argued that they should have been higher. GoldenEye, Zelda: Majora's Mask and Pokémon Red/Blue are just a few of the games that some readers would have placed further up the list. But it just goes to show how many great Nintendo games there are that some true classics can be found in the bottom half of this list. Anyway, read on for the next 20 games and be sure to leave your comments at the bottom.
40. Pilotwings 64
Format: N64. Released: 1997
It's a shame that it's been over 10 years since a Pilotwings game was released. This N64 launch title got lost in the excitement of Mario 64 but it is still a great game which sees you completing missions in different vehicles. The Birdman mode in particular deserves a mention. One of the most relaxing games that you'll ever play.
39. F-Zero X
Format: N64. Released: 1998
F-Zero X is another Nintendo game that made the leap to 3D in style. Unlike its GameCube sequel it managed to find the balance between challenging gameplay and accessibility. Thrillingly fast, these hovercrafts can reach speeds of 1,000 kph as you take on 29 rival racers on futuristic courses.
38. Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
Format: DS. Released: 2007
Phantom Hourglass has all the beauty of Wind Waker with some brilliant touch screen controls thrown in. Some marks are knocked off for having to trawl through that first temple time and time again but this is another classic Zelda adventure.
37. Perfect Dark
Format: N64. Released: 2000
Perhaps because it didn't star Bond, Perfect Dark was never quite as celebrated as GoldenEye, which is a shame as if you play them both again you'll find that Joanna Dark's shooter is the superior game. It looked fantastic at the time and the multi-player mode is still great.
36. Banjo Kazooie
Format: N64. Released: 1998
Rare were on fire in the late '90s producing classic upon classic. Banjo Kazooie is to Mario 64 what Diddy Kong Racing is to Mario Kart. It couldn't quite match Mario's magic but the bear and bird had a good go. Collecting golden jigsaw pieces is a joy from start to finish, and the sequel isn't too shabby either.
35. Metroid Prime 3
Format: Wii. Released: 2007
While the story isn't quite as gripping as Samus' first space shooter, the final part of the Prime trilogy is still a fantastic finale and highlights the brilliance of Nintendo's new control system. This is one of the best looking games on Wii and proves to the world that the console can handle first-person shooters.
34. Super Mario RPG
Format: SNES. Released: 1996
It's ridiculous that Mario's first RPG didn't reach Europe until 2008. The most welcome of all Virtual Console releases, this is Mario meets Final Fantasy as the plumber turns his hand to turn-based battles as he searches
for Princess Peach.
Format: Wii. Released: 2008
There isn't a more beautiful moment in gaming than when you revive a blossom tree and see the landscape come to life. Perhaps if it had starred a man rather than a dog it would have been commercially successful but let's forget about sales for once and just enjoy it.