63. F-Zero GX
The 12-year-old F-Zero GX not only still looks incredible, running at a ludicrously slick 60fps, but plays that way, too. Learn the tracks and train yourself to look past the eye-watering pace, and you’ll enter a zen-like state of almost precognitive proportions. Where you see the upcoming corner, the loop, and the vital boost pad, unpracticed onlookers only see a blur.
With no weapon pick-ups in sight, the focus is kept strictly on white-knuckle racing. Besides, it’s not like the game needs much inter-craft combat, as the courses themselves put up a fight, with harrowing cylinders suspended over flames, slippery glass roads snaking through futuristic cities, and routes littered with mines. Wonder why Nintendo hasn’t made a new F-Zero? Because GX already exists, and it’s still brilliant.