Top Ten Video Game Systems of All Time
The Top Ten
It is purely opinion, but I prefer the Xbox 360. The exclusives just really appeal to me, I've spent hours on Halo and Gears of War, not to mention Minecraft (i know it's also on PC but the point is there). I've enjoyed playing on the PS3 but I just find the 360 to suit me better
I think it's a fact that 360 is better. Sony makes TVs. Microsoft makes computers. A game system is much closer to a computer, so Microsoft has much more knowledge. Xbox is newer, and took less time to become more popular. That tell you something? PS3 all ways talks about exclusives. Uncharted, good for you. Great. Uncharted was really good. The Last of Us? Great. Again, good for you. You got two games. We got Halo, Fable, Crackdown, Gears Of War, and Forza. I think we win in terms of exclusives. Better Anti-virus system... think about that. In what way does that make it better? Anonymous didn't hack PS3 because they chose to hack PS3, they did it because they COULDN'T hack Xbox. Its too secure. I think if PS3 had a better Anti-virus they wouldn't get hacked as much. Xbox controllers are more comfortable than a PS3 controller. Xbox is more expensive, yes, but only because it takes them more to make it. If it takes Microsoft $10 to make an Xbox, and they sell it for $100, they only ...more - Number
The Xbox 360 was and still is my childhood I have spent many a day playing its exclusive titles like Halo, gears of war, forza and many others and Microsoft may be stingy sometimes but they should be they made the Xbox 360 its that awesome
I think xbox is good and is better then xbox oneV 47 Comments
Having both a ps3 and an Xbox 360, the ps3 has one major advantage and it's 4 words. RED RING OF DEATH! I first bought my Xbox when they first came out if was a solid system for almost 6 months then the infamous red ring of death happened. I mailed it away and after several months got my Xbox back. It worked for a few months then it had a disk drive failure. So I mailed it away again. Again several months passed replaying games on my ps2 or n64 until. I got my Xbox back or at least on that looked like mine. This one worked for a while the again it red ringed of death on me this time I was feed up and threw the thing in the basement and mistakingly bought another Xbox. This one worked for a while until it had a disk drive failure like the other one. This time no calling tech support no buying another Xbox. I bought a brand new ps3 and have never looked back. I will never again buy an Xbox 360 or Xbox one as I have forever sworn off Xbox after two systems had 4 major failures between ...more
I've had my Xbox 360 for almost five years now, and the only problem I have ever had with it is an overheating issue once, and that was only two months ago. So maybe you just got unlucky. And the once in a while freezing issue, which happens almost universally. - Thrash_or_Die
I love both the PlayStation 3 and Xbox equally, but in the end I had to go with PlayStation because the first console I played was a PlayStation. It also has Metal Gear Solid. And by the way Halo is not overrated it provides endless hours of gameplay and people don't camp in halo. But I would still by an Xbox over PlayStation because it's more user friendly. But in the end I go for PlayStation because it has many great exclusives and it's free to play online
PlayStation is 1,000,000 times better than Xbox. PlayStation has better exclusives, The Last of Us, Uncharted, Gran Turismo, Resistance, Infamous and so much more. I think Halo is way too overrated. There are three ways to turn on a PS3. Pushing the power button on the PS3, pushing the Home button on the controller, pressing the eject button on the PS3 and inserting a disc. But there's only one way for the Xbox 360. Pushing the huge fat button on the Xbox 360. PS3 has better online and you don't have to pay for it unlike Xbox. There's way more trollers and disrespectful players on Xbox live. On PS3, there are way more respectful players. It makes me sad seeing so much Xbox fans because there are not good enough reasons to like Xbox better than PlayStation. All of the PlayStation consoles were good but only the 360 was good out of the Xbox consoles. The Xbox one is trying too hard to be good. For example, Xbox one can measure your heart rate, why would you even want that? It's just ...more - DunnaNunnaBatman
Why is the ps3 number 2 it's fact that the ps3 got more sales look it up.V 61 Comments
Largest library of games, best selling console of all time, was on shelves for 13 years, and is home to some of the best exclusives to ever be made. It's going to be hard for a future console to have a legacy as big as the legacy the PlayStation 2 has. - EnchantingWizardOfRhythm
Why is it that the three "new" ones are the best. They are not and never will be.
It was just good and easy to use it. I thing every one must buy it.
Best of the best. The first non Nintendo console I bought.V 27 Comments
Id have to go with nintendo 64 just for the sake of pure nostalgia! The games were so imaginative and unique! You had banjo kazooie, ocarina of time, super smash bros, super mario 64, goldeneye 007, mario party, mario kart 64! This was back in the time where people would play together and not be all separated through online gaming! I remember how my mother, father, sister, and I would all get together in the living room and play mario kart 64 together! I remember how me and my sister would play all night through midnight on mario party! Exploring banjo kazzoie's landscapes was so magical to me! So many great and imaginative games! First time 3d truly kicked off for me! Everything felt fresh, new, and exciting! N64 wins just for the sake of pure nostalgia, imagination, and wonder!
I'm a hardcore Xbox fan and absolutely love any new game. I'm only 15 and grew up with the ps2 and other modern systems, but still my fondest memories were playing games like goldeneye, super Mario 64, Pokemon snap, and other great games. This here console revolutionized the gaming industry. Get your facts straight people.
#7 you got to be kidding me there is no way that the PS3 is better than this artwork. In fact it should take all ten places and throw the rest away in dumpster then light it on fire.
Classic.V 21 Comments
We got super smash bros. brawl. your argument is forever invalid.
WII SHOULD BE number 1 it has the best games EVER Super smash bros brawl is the best game ever and the ps3 Xbox360 don't have that and in what you do the game does. And the Wii does have more games like Mario and Zelda and of course the Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 olympic games
It's the best because everyone plays it even my grandma and Nintendo did something very unique by making motion controls and this is what the ps3 Xbox 360 have but are gimmicks and real gamers prefer gameplay over graphics
The Wii was my 2nd owned console behind the Nintendo DS and it was AWESOME! I still play it to this day and I enjoy it more than any other console I've played. The Xbox 360 and the PS3 was amazing, but in my opinion they didn't do as great as the Wii. Games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Super Mario Galaxy and Galaxy 2, The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword, Metroid Prime Trilogy, Mario Kart Wii etc. One of the BEST consoles ever period.V 31 Comments
Super Mario Sunshine, Animal Crossing, Sonic Heroes, Mario Party 4, Mario Kart Double Dash, Mario Party 5, Mario Party 6, Mario Party 7, Crash Bandicoot Wrath of Cortex, Kirby Air Ride, Sonic Gems Collection, Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess, Legend of Zelda The Wind Waker, Legend of Zelda Ocarina of Time & Master Quest, Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2, Mario Power Tennis, Sonic Adventure 2 Battle, Sonic Adventure, Shadow the Hedgehog, Sonic Riders, Sonic Mega Collection, Legend of Zelda Four Swords, The Legend of Zelda Collector's Edition, Super Smash Bros Meele, Pikmin, Pikmin 2, Luigi's Mansion, Paper Mario The Thousand Year Door, Eternal Darkness, Star Fox Adventures, Star Fox Assault, Viewtiful Joe, Simpsons Hit and Run, Spongebob Battle for Bikini Bottom, Spongebob Creature from Krusty Krab, Spongebob Revenge of Flying Dutchman, Spongebob Lights Camera Pants, Mario Superstar Baseball, Mario Golf Toadstool Tour, Donkey Konga, Donkey Konga 2, Donkey Kong Jungle Beat, Wario World, ...more - spodermanfan1000
This is seriously one of the greatest systems to ever be invented. It was the console that got me into Nintendo. The controls were amazing. It had so many great games. The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker, Sonic Adventure 2: Battle, Super Smash Bros Melee, Pokémon : Gale of Darkness, and Luigi's Mansion to name a few. I play Super Smash Bros Brawl with its controller whenever possible. This system was better than anything Sony and Microsoft could ever throw out there, hands down. It has grown old, but it will forever be my favorite console. Nintendo Gamecube forever!
Great games, like Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (my favourite game of all time), Super Smash Bros Melee, and a Super Mario Sunshine, best controller of all time. And that's the least of what this amazing little purple cube has to offer. Buy one now, you won't regret it! I've had so much fun playing on a very underrated console-The Nintendo Gamecube.
i love tisV 26 Comments
This system should easily be in the Top 3. Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, Rayman, Tekken, Doom, Croc, etc, you cannot top those. This was the golden age of gaming.
It's a great console if you're looking to just play games...
This console is my Childhood. 'enough Said.
Metal Gear Solid, enough said. - ZeebsV 3 Comments
The 3DS Brings everybody 6 and over joy with street fighter in 3d and Mario land and Mario kart and it is one of the best Christmas Presents of 2011
The 3DS went from a lifeless laughingstock to a must-own system. It already has multiple game-of-the-year contenders every year, but soon it will get first person shooters, Smash Brothers, and tons more. What else can I say?
The Nintendo 3DS changed the way games are played, and I believe it will continue doing so for days to come. It also has (and still has) spectacular games suitable for all ages, plus the controls are comfortable and easy to use. There are no greater words than "Revolutionary" when describing this amazing work of art.
If it's better than a Wii U, it is awesome.V 16 Comments
This system saved the video game industry from going bankrupt and out of business. Enough said.
It belongs to Super Mario Bros. I wish it was still alive. This console is great!
All the modern consoles would not exist if it weren't for this AMAZING console should be no. 1 by FAR
How is this not number 1? There wouldn't have been video games if it wasn't for Nintendo.V 13 Comments
The wii you is so awesome but it's so underrated, everyone says it's crap when they haven't played on one or even looked at a picture of it - Harri666
This and the Wii are my favorite systems. The Wii you should have a lot of sales. It's so much fun to play and there's a lot of awesome games coming out for it.
As much as I love The Wii I really love the WIiU
Nobody knows what this console looks like...they only look at the gamepad.True story. - DapperPickleV 29 Comments
PC should be at #1 for multiple reasons: Greatest games, greatest library, cheaper, emulation, best graphics/frame-rate, upgrades, never outdates, KB/M (or use of any controller), Steam, better online, free games, mods, higher and more-frequent sales, no subscription, unlimited storage, ROM hacks (refers to emulation), swifter updates/patches, game recording, repairable, no load times, universal backwards compatibility, family friendly, indie games, better ports (except those half-ass overrated AAA paid by $ony and Micro$oft), no hidden fees, internal and external control, works with any screen, abandonware, forwards compatibility, no DRM or online management, free testing (temporary), choice of OS, Virtual Reality, game sharing, local, LAN and online multiplayer, higher FOV, buying a game is yours forever, content creation, ahead of the times, longer warranty, free communication, much more hardware/software support, higher profits (for developers), less piracy (I'm dead serious), ...more
The PC is in my own opinion the greatest console, because it offers the largest range of options. No genre can elude it, few games slip by it, controls are rarely an issue, and in the cases in which they are an issue, they are adjustable. Less lag, less loading time, better graphics, and a wider range of games. Frankly, I'm not sure why this is even a contest. - DamonRageDevil
PC's are the best things you can ever use for gaming. You don't have to pick up your phone while you play to ring customer support, you can just tab out quickly and search up the issue and such. You can record games, you have amazing graphics, you can mod your games. Best of all, you can use it almost anywhere.
13? REALLY?V 30 Comments
Ps4... AWESOMENESS. I have had it for a year now and it has way better graphics than the ps3 and 360. It a lot of space to. Also it has faster load times to. Never freezes on me and you can be playing a game pause it go to netflix or something, comeback and its just as you left and you don't even have to leave the game. And then there's share play... you can play games with your friends even if you don't have the game, that's pretty awesome. - bebro3
Great controller, great graphics, great everything! If only Xbox One could say the same...
PlayStation is the best period
This is way better than a wiiV 10 Comments
Favorite console of all time. The graphics hold up fairly well.The amount of high quality games is just astounding, and deserves to be at least in the Top 3.Super Mario World, Super Metroid, Link to the Past, Star Fox, F-ZERO, Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy 3(actually 6), Eathbound, Donkey Kong Country, Kirby Super Star, Super Mario RPG, etc. SNES FOREVER!
The Super Nintendo Entertainment System was Nintendo's answer to the Sega Genesis back in the 90's. Nintendo said, "You think your so cool, with your 16-bit system, we'll show you." And they did. With amazing first party titles like Star Fox and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, and amazing third party games like Final Fantasy VI and the greatest game of all time, CHRONO TRIGGER.
This console has my favourite games on it. A Link to the Past, Yoshi's Island and Super Metroid.
Why isn't this even on the top ten?
Sega does what nintendon't (laughs out loud) what about super nintendo is what genes-isn't I mean sega was a jerk to nintendo, my opinion mario world is better than than the sonic trilogy. they say sonic had the best music listen to the old mario music heck compare final fantasy 2 to phantasy star 2. and they make millions of zelda rip offs and you like maximum carnage they are both the same on both systems buy super nintendo has way better music. sooo I went with super nintendo.V 9 Comments
Um Xbox was the starter for the halo series and it started the Xbox 360 witch is by far the best and most competitive online play in history of the damn world. Xbox and Xbox 360 should really get a lot more credit. Although the PlayStation was a very good system and so was Xbox, Xbox is way better.
Yeah! Not Xbox 180, or any number. Just Xbox. This is the first Xbox ever invented by Microsoft. PlayStation is better.
This console brought online play on the map. - marmalade_skies
Should be higher.V 4 Comments
The Dreamcast was a great system until the PlayStation 2 crushed it. But without the Dreamcast, revolutionary video game elements of a console would not exist. The Dreamcast was the first ever video game system to go online, which would later be implemented to the PS2, XBOX and so on. So, Dream on.
See, I was one of those kids who had a Dreamcast instead of a PS2. And, despite it dying young, it is my favorite game console. The console was made when Sega was really desperate and failing after the Sega Saturn. This led to the creation of one of the most creative game consoles ever made, and one of the best game line ups. The games that were on the system were unique, and on occasion, beyond weird. Examples are Crazy Taxi, Space Channel 5, and Seaman. The controller is one of the most unique and most comfortable ever made. VMU baby! Just in general, unique is the best word to describe this console is unique.
Sometimes I have a feeling that it is the best
Xbox totally copied their controllerV 4 Comments
Laugh out loud it's 40th ( as of late May 2014 )
The Xbox one has a bad name and the wii you is much better than this. Xbox is more for movies and the internet, and it's such a waste of money for a big black box
UPDATE: i actually think its an ok dystem now. More games than the ps4. And of course this is better than any smartpgone or tablet or ipod...
It isnt as good as the wii u though - Harri666
This system is doing a LOT better now, better thank Microsoft for removing Kinect, it has much better games now and a cheaper price, developers are now even with PS4 and Xbox ONE, so we should see some more titles for this system.
Well then your lucky okay cause I was about to rage why I hate this system out of all the Microsoft consoles. - htoutlaws2012
The Kinect announcement just had to coincide with the American NSA surveillance scandal... - marmalade_skies
The Xbox one is a much better gaming system because of its spectacular graphics and wide game choice and bonus, it is a very good home entertainment system with news, music, T.V. and movies such a kickass consoleV 10 Comments
Keep in mind that in 2004, mobile devices didn't have touch screens and the DS was really innovative. I loved it all around. - marmalade_skies
So many great games! Pokemon, Mario, starfy, and much more!
First gaming system I ever had and I loved it
Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games
Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games
This was to handhelds what SNES was to consoles. - marmalade_skies
It was so annoying. Princess Daisy was only in one of them. What's with Pokemon: Ruby & Sapphire being the GBA bestseller? I prefer Mario Advance 4 to be the bestseller. In fact, all the Super Mario Advance games were unreasonably more bestselling than Super Mario All Stars.V 1 Comment
Was the comprehensive multimedia device before the Ipod Touch and smartphone. It played games, movies and music. And had great graphics for its time. - marmalade_skies
One of best consoles.
Best games are Grand Theft Auto Liberty City Stories and Vice City Stories.
How is the genesis so low it gave birth to games like sonic, streets of rage, mortal combat and put sega on the map. Any one who had one loved it way more than the super nintendo.
Not as good as SNES but still a good console for sure - marmalade_skies
How did the Super Nintendo get ranked higher than the Genesis? Sonic the Hedgehog was off-limits to SNES owners!V 2 Comments
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