Most Disappointing Video Game Consoles/Handhelds of All Time


The Top Ten

1 Xbox One

I have Xbox one S

and it sucks - Wobblygaming7

Nah.I actually like playing on this platform.-DarkBoi-X

2 Sega Saturn

How was this disappointing? - PerfectImpulseX

The real reason this game system failed in the US was because Sega decided to release the system early in America,most stores were unprepared for this and were furious so much that most stores refused to sell them which really hurt Sega in the long run. - egnomac

3 PlayStation Vita

Could of been great, but nope just a glitch fest with glitch filled games and there weren't much games either - B1ueNew

This handheld was a mistake. - PerfectImpulseX

With the ability to download UmJammer Lammy (as great of a game as that one admittedly is) and Parappa 1 onto it being one of its biggest selling points, I actually agree here - xandermartin98

What's a Vita - Dvafan2

Please never confuse it for the Vita from the Lyrical Nanoha franchise. - PerfectImpulseX

4 Nintendo Switch

Handheld mode dies in 30 minutes - Dvafan2

Why is this #1? Seriously...

No Virtual Console, no backwards compatibility, few good games, and the fact that you have to pay for online on a handheld thus possibly hurting the Pokemon franchise on the system - PerfectImpulseX

And how, may I ask, is the Nintendo Switch a disappointing console?
It brought us Splatoon 2, Mario Odyssey, LoZ:BoTW, and many other great titles.
It's a unique design for a console, too. You can play handheld or at home.
If anything really deserves to be #1 it should be the Wii U... - mattstat716

5 Nintendo Wii U

Xbox 1 at #1!

6 PlayStation Portable
7 Playstation 3

I love this console. It had so many great games on it and you didn't have to pay to play online. It's only flaw, at least for me personally was the controller. - RogerMcBaloney

Started weak, ended strong - MrCoolC

Worst console of Gen 7. - Frodomar49

8 Sega Nomad
9 Sega Genesis Flashback
10 NES Classic Edition

Great idea but the shortages of NES Classic Editions pretty much ruined everything. - egnomac

I actually got one for christmas in 2016, I don't know how they managed to find one. - myusernameisthis

The Contenders

11 Atari Jaguar
12 SNES Classic Edition
13 Virtual Boy
14 Nintendo Wii

The Wii is very limited when it comes to games, mostly due to the controller. It's a very fun console, but you in terms of games, it doesn't offer much. - RogerMcBaloney

How dare you?! >:( - Pokemonfan10

15 PlayStation Classic
16 Apple Bandai Pippin
17 Hyperkin SupaBoy
18 Nintendo GameCube

No! The GameCube brought us many good games, such as paper Mario: The thousand year door, not to mention the popular meme I love ( listen to it in G major. It’s awesome! ) - IceFoxPlayz

19 Amiga CD32
20 Xbox Original
21 Atari 5200 Atari 5200

Blame this, and the games on it, for the video game crash of 1983. - MrCoolC

Just awful - B1ueNew

22 Nintendo 64

How the hell is this console disappointing when it literally gave us great games like Super Mario 64, Ocarina of Time, Majora's Mask and Mario Party?

23 Playstation 4

This is awful. This console had not one game that appealed to me. Mario is better in my opinion. As for the system itself, it hardly changed, it looks exactly the same, the graphics make no difference to the gameplay itself and the online services have a fee you have to pay Sony per month to use them. Unlike the Nintendo 3ds where they were completely free and the Switch being a yearly fee of $20. PlayStation 4 SUCKS. My friend regrets buying it.

Not this - Xbox one is way worse - Wobblygaming7

Soyny censoring every piece of sexual content? - check!
Loud cooling fans? - Check!
No 4K blu-ray on pro? - Check!
Lack of backwards compatibility? - Check!
Overpriced remasters? - Check!
Controller that dies in 3 hours? - Check!

In Comparison...
Xbox One doesn’t have much censorship.
It’s silent.
It has 4K Blu-ray on both S and X
It has backwards compatibility.
Remasters are actually worth their price.
Controller dies in 20 hours.

Which one is better huh? - HaloFanboy

24 Sega Game Gear
25 Hyperkin RetroN 5

Why it is disappointing:

- It does not read every cartridge, and will stop reading many cartridges you have already played.
- Slots are so tight they are liable to damage your cartridge
- Controller included is garbage

26 Neo Geo Mini
27 Atari 2600
28 Nintendo 3DS

The DS had a great line-up of games, but this one had an awful line-up of games. - myusernameisthis

29 Xbox 360
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1. Xbox One
2. PlayStation Portable
3. Sega Saturn
1. Nintendo Switch
2. PlayStation Vita
3. PlayStation Classic
1. Sega Saturn
2. Virtual Boy
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