Since 2001, Metacritic has distilled opinions from the world's most respected and reliable entertainment critics into an easy-to-understand, to-digit number. The Metascore is the most reliable gauge of quality in entertainment.

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Most critically acclaimed videogame (Metacritic)

Released for the N64 in 1998, the action-adventure game The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo) is the only videogame to achieve a Metascore of 99 as of 3 Mar 2020, as verified by Metacritic. The game sits ahead of three other titles on 98: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (Neversoft Entertainment, 2000), Grand Theft Auto IV (Rockstar, 2008) and SoulCalibur (Namco, 1999).