Top Ten Reasons Why Nintendo Is Better Than Sega


The Top Ten

1 Nintendo owns some of the best selling video game franchises

Nintendo absolutely has the best first party software of and video game company. No doubt about it. - ZSC1323

Mario needs to pop himself

Besides Super Mario series, Nintendo made The Legend of Zelda series, Pokemon series, Super Smash Bros Series, Metroid Series, Starfox series, Donkey Kong Series, Kirby Series and so many others. What of relevant did Sega make besides Sonic? - Brunorsk

Yeah but there are good games on any console and not because they are not well known does not mean they are bad. I have never played a Sega game in my life and I understand this. - pinkrose

2 Nintendo has better characters

Sega Characters looks cooler than nintendo characters
Nintendo character looks like nothing

Take Mario, And Link, for an example. - nintendofan126

Because of one character, Nintendo had an idea of creating a whole bunch of different characters and because of that, I have a whole bunch of favorite characters and my favorite is Rosalina!

I actually know who the Nintendo characters are fore one, whereas I only know a few SEGA characters.

3 Nintendo has better consoles


Sega did have good consoles but they were not made anymore and thank goodness that sega genies game is on the switch

Nintendo has great consoles! Sega had some good consoles to, don't get me wrong... - nintendofan126

This doesn't matter, PlayStation is clearly better than both - keyson

I like Nintendo better than PlayStation, but even if I didn't, this doesn't make this an invalid reason for Nintendo being better than sega! - HeavyDonkeyKong

4 Nintendo is a better company

"Nintendo is better than Sega because is better" What a stupid reason.

Sega doesn't make half the money Nintendo makes. - nintendofan126

They do make more money in all fairness.

Shut up sega fanboy

5 Nintendo has a better mascot

In my opinion, I think both mario and sonic are good equally, and before any of you reply to me that mario is better than sonic or sonic is better than mario, it is my opinion, and you can't change it. you can tell me your opinion but not make me change mine. persuade me that one of them is better all you want, you can't deny the fact that it's an opinion, and you can't change anybody's opinions at all.

Mario saved the video game industry's, when sonic started a console war. - nintendofan126

Mario saved video games for ever - YuGi_Hero

Mario is the king of Video Games, while Sonic The Hedgehog sadly has been dragged through the mud over the years. - egnomac

6 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

See what I think is all games are good if you like a game and this is the game you like PLAY IT and sonic fan s play the game you love play it same for mario fans

I prefer Skyward Sword and Link to the Past, but this is my third favorite Zelda game ever. That means it is also my third favorite game ever.

The game was so amazing, it got a remake. - nintendofan126

How can I place my opinion if it doesn't describe what your point is?

7 Mario saved the video game industry

I'm surprised Mario done such a task. That's why I like Nintendo a Lot! Go Mario!

With out mario videogames wouldn't probably exist any more

Mario saved the WORLD, of video games

Wow chaotix, your crazy for Sega and anti Nintendo, I think everyone knows this now. - YuGi_Hero

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8 Mario is better than Sonic

This honestly means nothing, since it's basically anyone's opinion about who's better.

Shadow swagger 922, you are stupid and you don't know your science, Mario has been going on since 1981, they made millions and billions from Mario, Sinic came 10 years later, while sega just wanted to create a war saying they are better, sega is clearly not better, don't make consoles anymore, they only one good franchise that will only last for a limited time (Sonic), Mario is no match for Sonics speed but sonic is no match for Marios strength, Yoshi is a really fast runner and he's pretty fast, he can slow sonic down, while Mario can kill him with his super jump punch or fireball throw, if sonic was in super form, and if Mario was in stone form, Mario is really heavy and strong, sonic can't push him, punch him, grab him, trip him or throw him, Mario can grab him, and super punch him with his foreclosed power up or power ups, by the way if Mario was dead, Link, would back him up, Pokemon too, and other Nintendo creations, sonic is not fast as the flash, SEGA doesn't know their ...more

Luigi is better than mario

Mario ( hands down) is better than any/ all the sega characters combined!

9 Mario's Games are always successful' While Sega can make unfinished and ripped-off games

The Mario Kart series was very well and have sold over 100 million copies worldwide, while Sonic's racing games like Sonic R and All Stars Racing Transformed have barely edged 10 million. Sorry Sonic, looks like you're too slow now.

10 Nintendo's been around longer


To the idiot who wrote that Sega wouldn't exist without Nintendo. What's true is that Sonic wouldn't exist without Mario. Sega was originally an American company based in Hawaii, long before Nintendo went from selling card games to making video games. Sega was later bought by a Japanese man who ran the Japanese division and Sega as we know them today started business.

Dude shut up and accept the facts. Nintendo was way before Sega. Sega wouldn't exist without Nintendo - ZesaX

It actually does help idiot, if Nintendo was never created Sega would have never been created.

How does that help


The Contenders

11 Super Smash Bros. Series

This should be top 1. Super Smash Bros. is the best video game franchise ever!

People who say sega had fighting games as well then shut up super smash sold more copies then those stupid fights games of sega no other fighting game will be enough for super smash

I Like Super Smash Bros - CuteGirlJigglypuff

Best fighting game ever

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12 Sega made insulting commercials towards Nintendo.

You know that everyone was making commercials insulting each other at the time. Not just Sega. Nintendo made some like their Donkey Kong Country commercial where they insulted Sega's use of add-ons to try to make their Sega Genesis look more powerful. It was just common practice at the time. Even Atari was doing it with its Atari Jaguar commercial. Competion was really tense at the time and even though Sega was more famous for it they were not the only ones. So do not pretend Nintendo is some highly moral company competion is competition and competition gets ugly on all sides and this is coming from someone who would call themselves a Nintendo fan. - pinkrose

That was when they were rivals, and plus there was one SNES where if you typed in Sonic as your name it would say "Not cool enough."

Actually sega makes teenagers helpless and nintendo saved them the genesis commercial is stupid too

Nintendo fans are nuts - ParkerFang

13 Nintendo has better spin-off games

Okay fine shadow the hedgehog was pretty awful but this one of the only good reasons

So true they never did.

That's great

Mario RPGs > Mario Sports

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14 Nintendo has better experience at making games
15 Nintendo has sold more then Sega

Dude, I'm pretty sure that there are more copies of every super smash bros then they are more people on this earth. nintendo is world wide!

20 million is laughed at by Nintendo. Wii Sports alone sold 82 million units.

What about super smash bros huh

So what? How does this make them better? - DCfnaf

16 Sega doesn't make consoles anymore

Truly, sega is dying they only make mobile games any more

I Don't think Wii u is TERRIBLE. I think that it is something that Nintendo has improved. And I mean IMPROVED SERIOUSLY. Nintendo is BETTER than

Oh shut up chaotix - YuGi_Hero

sega sucks

17 Super Smash Bros

Yes, even sonic joined it, I bet Nintendo felt sorry for sega - YuGi_Hero

SSB4 says it all about Nintendo!

18 Undertale

Undertale isn't made by Nintendo!

Warning: Cancer - DCfnaf

Undertale wasn't made by SEGA. It's cancer now.

Undertale isn't made by Nintendo... NOOB -shadowswagger922

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19 Sega fans are annoying

Yeah like kitten2015

That's true. They don't know how to act mature.

And Nintendo fans are never better. They insult people who prefer other companies than Nintendo. - ParkerFang

It really the truth. - Chaotixhero

20 Sega would be dead without sonic

If mr Mario died, Nintendo would be ok because they still have Zelda, Pokemon, Kirby, metroid and much more. If sonic died, sega would go bankrupt in about 5 seconds

If Mario died, Zelda could keep them on life support. Pokemon too. The point is that Nintendo is a lot more stable than Sega.

This is so true because Sega never really even tries on a game that doesn't have "Sonic" in it.

Nintendo would still be alive by Zelda and starfox and metroid

21 Super Mario 64

Best Nintendo game ever, hands down!

No, Ocarina of Time is the best Nintendo game ever!

I Love The Fly Cheat - CuteGirlJigglypuff

Best game ever, better than ocarina of time

22 Sonic's creator left him

Yeah. Sonia's creator left him, and I don't think he's making Sonic games anymore. He probably left Sega because he knew Sonic 2006 would be a big fail. Ouch. Sorry, Sonic.

23 After Sega went down hill, they went begging to Nintendo

WRONG! Sega begged Nintendo to put Sonic in their consoles. That's a fact. Nintendo didn't beg for crap!

Nintendo begged SEGA to have sonic games on the DS and Wii! True! Look it up!

Nintendo never begged Sega to have Sonic games, it was the opposite - ZesaX


24 Xenoblade Chronicles

Remake coming out on switch. can't wait

25 Nintendo makes smarter decisions
26 Nintendo has more characters

Apparently that helps. And how do you know? Did you look up every Sega and Nintendo character? -shadowswagger922 who is mad at this list

How does that help?

They have many characters like Link, Mario, Kirby, etc. - DragonFires

Such as Kirby, Greninja and such... - SkylandersFan

27 Nintendo 64

That Console Is Not Bad... It Has Mario On The BIOS If There's No Cartridge Inserted - CuteGirlJigglypuff

28 Mario is still good

Mario Bros is the best game character ever...

Sonic sucks since 2006

Guess you haven't played Colors, Generations, Lost World, and Unleashed. - DCfnaf

Even so, Mario was much better in the late 20th Century than it was in the 2010s as a whole.

Mario for life

29 Nintendo is the creator of Mario
30 No insufferable characters
31 Best selling game ever is owned by Nintendo

Actually tetris is not owned by nintendo or not fully anymore. Actually Sega did own Tetris for a bit, I'm pretty sure. Every game company under the sun owned Tetris or thought they did. Tetris's ownership rights is one of the most confusing rabbit holes in all of gaming. But right now at this moment it's mostly owned by the creator of Tetris and an old Nintendo employee he is friend's with.

Nintendo's games sold 2 million and more too

32 Super Mario

Super Mario games released in the 20th Century > Super Mario games released in the 21st Century

33 Nintendo worked with rareware

Sega only made, one game with rare. Nintendo on the other hand, made tons of great games, with rare. - nintendofan126

Also Namco!

34 The Legend of Zelda, is better than the Billy Hatcher franchise
35 The Kirby franchise

Kirby Is A Pink Puffball And I Like This Franchise Too - CuteGirlJigglypuff

So true.

36 Mario Kart 8
37 Better character development
38 Mario's Adventures Make More Sense

In Mario, you start out as a plumber named Mario and has to save Princess Toadstool from a turtle king named Bowser. During the game, He goes around, picking up power-ups that help him and defeating Bowser's troops along the way. Then you come face to face with the turtle, drop him in lava with an ax, and finally save the damsel in distress you had been looking for. In Sonic though, you start as a blue hedgehog faster than the speed of light. BUT... he doesn't have any thing he's going for beside the Chaos Emeralds and defeats the infamous Dr. Robotnik (Eggman) and right hand man Metal Sonic, to become Super Sonic, where he's faster than light and invincible. So Mario's is more sense. He has to save a damsel in distress, yet Sonic's damsel in distress is a shiny emerald! It's completely pointless! -MMCF

39 Mario is cool

Okay? - ParkerFang

I agree, Sonic is annoying, has an incredibly bad voice, and doesn’t like it when others take the spotlight for even a few seconds! (Look at Lost World and you’ll see what I mean)

40 More franchises sign into Nintendo and Nintendo owns way more stuff than Sega
41 Nintendo has better quality
42 Nintendo makes better games

One word: Opinions

All Nintendo franchises
Mario kart
Amash bros
Mario sports
Animal crossing
Mario party
Star fox
Punch out
Paper Mario
Mario and luigi
Kid icrus
Fire emblen
Brain age
Advance wars
Balloon fight
Drill dozer
Art academy
Donkey kong
Golden sun
Ice climbers
Luigis mansion
Sin and punishment
Wave race
Rhythm heaven
Wario land
Duck hunt
Game and watch



God of war
Little big planet

43 Mario Kart (Older Than Double Dash)

Even the newer ones too. - HeavyDonkeyKong

44 Rosalina Rosalina Rosalina, known as Rosetta in Japan, is a major character in the Mario Bros . Franchise . She first appeared in the popular Mario Game, Super Mario Galaxy in 2007 for the Nintendo Wii and later returned for the game's sequel in 2010 . Since then, she has been featured in many main-series Mario Games more.

She's hot

45 Nintendo ports Cave Story onto its consoles
46 Nintendo's franchises do not have a identity crisis like the Sonic franchise.
47 Yoshi and Luigi are Better Sidekicks Than Tails

Yoshi can eat people while tails can't and luigi saves Mario from King boo tails is no help

Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi Yoshi is the best. Then Mario and Luigi. Then Bowser. Then everyone else. Then sonic and all the guys that aren’t as good as Mario and Yoshi.

48 Sega has fewer games
49 Sega ripped off Nintendo

I mean game wise they kinda copied them

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Top Remixes

1. Mario saved the video game industry
2. Mario's Games are always successful' While Sega can make unfinished and ripped-off games
3. Nintendo has better characters
1. Nintendo owns some of the best selling video game franchises
2. Nintendo has better consoles
3. Nintendo has a better mascot


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