Top 10 Rare Games

Not games that are hard to find, Rare games!


On episode one hundred of Shack's Top 10 we are taking a look at the top 10 Rare games. Not hard to find games, Rare games. Rare has pioneered several genres of console games and is back with a vengeance with the upcoming release of Sea of Thieves

Games mentioned: GoldenEye 007, Battletoads, Perfect Dark, Conker's Bad Fur Day, Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest, Killer Instinct, Blast Corps, Banjo-Kazooie, Sea of Thieves, and Donkey Kong Country. You will have to watch the video to see which Rare game takes the number one spot.

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From The Chatty
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    March 16, 2018 4:35 PM

    Greg Burke posted a new article, Top 10 Rare Games

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      March 16, 2018 4:37 PM

      Blast core all day baby

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      March 16, 2018 4:40 PM

      This cab is rare.

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      March 16, 2018 4:55 PM

      I approve.

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      March 16, 2018 5:00 PM


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      March 16, 2018 8:15 PM

      IMO the two n64 shooters should be in the top 4, but the list is okay otherwise.

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        March 17, 2018 6:59 AM

        Over the years I've come to realize I'm of the contrary opinion that Perfect Dark on N64 was not a good game. While GoldenEye suffered from occasional slowdown, some of it egregious, Perfect Dark was unplayable most of the time, even with the RAM pak inserted. That game was ahead of its time and the hardware simply couldn't carry the load. It didn't come into its own until the remaster on Xbox 360, and by then shooters had moved on.

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          March 17, 2018 3:03 PM

          You just had to watch out for explosions and smoke. No way I would tolerate those frame rates today though.

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      March 16, 2018 8:23 PM

      I don't know what you're talking about with the modern KI; it was excellent. But it also wasn't Rare.

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      March 16, 2018 10:29 PM

      So... you guys put a game on your Top 10 list -- of all time -- that's technically not even out yet? I mean, I know it's playable, but... that may be rushing it.

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