Most Overrated Nintendo Consoles


The Top Ten

1 Nintendo Switch

Yet another list where the poster doesn't understand what overrated means - Jackamalio

I think you need to look up the term overrated. I'm just saying. - cjWriter1997

You wait and see. The Nintendo Switch will be the best console. You laugh now but wait and see. - ShigeruMiyamoto

Okay, I'm officially reading all of your posts in a japanese voice. It's so much better... - mattstat716

Oh wow. A tablet that splits into three pieces. A fixed Wii U with mediocre specs.

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2 Nintendo Wii

It deserves its praise. - DaisyandRosalina

Nope - DCfnaf

Too much shovelware and bad licensed games, But still great - B1ueNew

What? - Brazencoronet17

3 Nintendo 64

Of course, it is a great console... But people treat it as if it is the BEST console ever. Not really. There are new consoles that came out after the N64 that very much so improve on this console. - Marxcute19

It's overrated as HECK! I liked it, but the games haven't aged well (though there's still charm in them) and the controller was terrible. - TheDelBel

Honestly, this is the overall worst mainstream Nintendo console besides the original NES and Game Boy - xandermartin98

The games have aged just fine, and they are great - GleamingShadow

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4 Nintendo DSi

How is this on here? This improved everything bad about the DS. Go look at the GBA if you need an overrated handheld. - Brazencoronet17

5 Nintendo 3DS

It's great but the new games are getting worse - B1ueNew

Just a ds with a joystick, slightly more power, a crappy line-up of games that has like 3 decent games, and to top it all off there's a 3d gimmick that makes your eyes hurt

Underrated. - DaisyandRosalina

The last time I checked its sales, it sold about 72.53 million copies worldwide. Not underrated at all. - TheYoshiPyro64


6 Nintendo Entertainment System

wrong - GleamingShadow

7 Nintendo 2DS

This is hated by many, but it still sucks. You can't close the screen so you'll definitely break it. - DCfnaf

Like the Virtual Boy and Wii Mini, this isn't overrated since not many people like the 2DS.

Only popular for being really cheap and being 80 dollars like that's the price of 2 3ds games, 2 3ds games or a 3ds you can't have 3D - B1ueNew

It's both liked and hated - B1ueNew

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8 Nintendo Wii U

Yeah, you don't know what overrated means. - DCfnaf

The Nintendo Wii U is considered the most underrated console of all time. - Rue

Hated but still overrated because most of the Nintendo fans think it's "underrated and great" even if it's one of the worst Nintendo consoles ever. - DaisyandRosalina

Overhated, Don't know why everyone calls it a "failure" - B1ueNew

9 GameCube

It is in my opinion, it was good but nothing revolutionary, yet all over the internet people defend this and say how original it is. - DaisyandRosalina

This isn't even nintendo - GleamingShadow

Nope - Minecraftisawesone

10 Nintendo Wii Mini

I never heard of this before. Surely that screams overrated! /sarcasm - Rue

Well there was no clear point of this console's release in the first place. I'm frankly sick of seeing all these 'overrated' lists polluting TheTopTens. - Entranced98

Finally, someone who said it. "Overrated" lists are just a lazy attempt of a list nowadays. - cjWriter1997

Well No One Likes This Poop - VideoGamefan5

Basically the Wii version of a PS3/PS4 Slim but with no internet - B1ueNew

The Contenders

11 Super Nintendo Entertainment System

I absolutely hate this console

The Genesis was way better. - Brazencoronet17

12 Nintendo Game Boy Advance Nintendo Game Boy Advance

Mother 3 and Metroid Fusion, enough said - xandermartin98

Good But Overrated - VideoGamefan5

It was ok, nothing gorgeous. - DaisyandRosalina

It was 2001, and it was basically just an SNES in your hand! Why does it have CHR ROM? Wasn't making tiles and loading them onscreen gone by 1997? - Brazencoronet17

13 Nintendo Game & Watch

I Believe This Is Where People Take Nostalgia Too Far - VideoGamefan5

VERY overrated - Heyo_Simba

14 Nintendo Gameboy

NO backlight? WHAT? - Brazencoronet17

15 Nintendo GameBoy Color
16 Nintendo Virtual Boy

Better question is why are VR's making a come back for? To remind use of the awful train wreck that was this pile of crap. - htoutlaws2012

Overrated Cause It Sucks, LOL - VideoGamefan5

Who like this - B1ueNew

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