Top Ten Video Game Systems of All Time

The Top Ten

1 Xbox 360

Grew up with this and still have it to this day.

All time favorite game system with some of the best games ever, I still play mine.

Good console but no really the best

I still got mine

2 PlayStation 2

This console really fun, has great games - trains45

My boy! - BloDayBey

Most cold games console in the world. way better than xbox

Best console

3 PlayStation 3

I still play skylanders and minecraft on mine

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 have a ps3 still, it still works I play it sometimes, it has good games - trains45

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

4 Nintendo 64

please 1 - TopTenser10

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!

One word. Nostalgia.

Awesome library of games! - myusernameisthis

5 Gamecube

My first game console I remember it having some great games - trains45

Way better than stupid sony and xbox

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

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.

6 Wii

Should be number one


This another of my childhood consoles it cool, it cool I can revisit some wii games on my wii u - trains45

How is the gamecube above this?!

7 Nintendo 3DS

This a cool handheld I remember using it as a video camera at age 12 and 13, and recording audio clips, also played some 3ds games too - trains45

Yayy My favorite system - Mocchiko

This should be number 1!

It is my favorite video game console EVER. I have like a MILLION+ games for that small Nintendo dual screen thingy.

8 PlayStation

THE BEST video game console EVER MADE! Amount of excellent games relased on PS1 is crushing!

Awesome. - TriggerTrashKid

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...

9 Nintendo Entertainment System

Way Way better than snes

Man I've still got one of these and play it nonstop. Enough to call me an addict.

It's really really awesome. - TriggerTrashKid

This system saved the video game industry from going bankrupt and out of business. Enough said.

10 Wii U

This a good console has good games I still play my wii u sometimes, it also can play wii games witch is awesome - trains45

Why are the buttons on the bottom of the joystick

Yes. Had several HDs and had a new controller. - MarioBros11

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


The Contenders

11 Super Nintendo

While it isn't at the top state-of-the-art technology, does it really need to have that? The graphics are pretty good, and inspire many games. The stories of the most popular games hold up, and most of them are widely considered some of the greatest games in the entire world. Modern games draw a lot from SNES classics, and I can see why in so many ways. Definitely has to be in the top 10, if not top 5.

Two words: Chrono. Trigger.

SNES is great. - TriggerTrashKid

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!

12 PC

I remember having lots of games on my old computer as a kid, some we super fun, I was able to buy some on steam to play them again witch is cool - trains45

PC is not a console

Hum because I play Minecraft and roblox on pc lol

With PC you have more access to games than console. Plus gaming computers are the staple for gaming setups as well as really cool looks to them. PC rules console droold

13 PlayStation 4

Project Diva X: Hatsune Miku is on here and you can't get that on Xbox! - Mocchiko

This good console has great games I play my ps4 the most probably - trains45

One word: Spiderman - MarioBros11

It is the besttt

14 Nintendo DS

The ds was good system has some fun games, I played lots or brain age 1 and 2 and mario kart ds as a kid and a bit of nintendo dogs - trains45

The library of games here is way better than the 3ds! - myusernameisthis

How is this not in the Top 5?
The Nintendo DS is one of my absolute FAVORITE handhelds in the whole world (next to Gamecube, 3DS, Xbox 360, SNES, etc.)
In fact, it was SO popular that it was the #1 best selling console in America, and the #2 Best selling console worldwide.

Lego Star Wars 2 arena battle is the best thing ever invented. Also I have that exact DS.

I thought I was the only user here who owned that game! And I agree, arena battle is awesome. - myusernameisthis

15 Dreamcast

This...gave us online gaming. - TriggerTrashKid

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

16 Game Boy Advance

I loved it. - TriggerTrashKid

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.

GBA is the best handheld

17 Game Boy
18 Xbox

This one of my childhood console, I still have it today, it still works great and I still play it once in awhile - trains45

If you don't like it fall off a cliff (don't actually do that)

underrated - myusernameisthis

Bad. I like the newer ones. - TriggerTrashKid

19 Sega Genesis

Got onr for cristmas one year hade 50 games build in to it

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.

How did the Super Nintendo get ranked higher than the Genesis? Sonic the Hedgehog was off-limits to SNES owners!

Not as good as SNES but still a good console for sure - marmalade_skies

20 PlayStation Portable (PSP)

You can play the older versions of Project Diva on here. - Mocchiko

Vita is better, but poor sales... - TriggerTrashKid

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.

21 Xbox One

Where's the xbox one x. got to admit its is a good console

Better than anything

Should be #1 if 360 is.

It's good. I changed my opinion. - TriggerTrashKid

22 iPad

It's bout systems. - TriggerTrashKid

Lol that's what I’m writing this on lol - XxSEVEREDHUMANITYxX

I don't think it's a console, it's more a device. - bestgamer

Best thing ever invented besides basketball and volleyball

23 iPod

Apple... - TriggerTrashKid

You had one job...

This isn't a game system. But it has game apps, so... Ok.

What I'm on now

24 PlayStation Vita

YAY! - TriggerTrashKid

Why is the vita number 23? I have one and the graphics are amazing and has plenty of games. Great portable device.

With smart phones playing games, movies and music, most consumers didn't feel the need to have a second PSP. - marmalade_skies

PlayStation Vita is better than PlayStation Portable!

25 Game Boy Advance SP

I don't like the design much. - TriggerTrashKid

That sound when you turn it on... Ah nostalgia

26 Atari 2600

Pac to the man - MarioBros11

One of the classics. We had many awesome games like Space Invaders, Pitfall, Pitfall 2 and -insert ironic joke here-. It's awesome for it's time (like 1977 or something).

One of the most successful and innovative. Just because it is not modern, it does not mean it is bad. Needs to be #1, not 31. - floridiancat


27 Nintendo 3DS XL

Yes, it's good, but expensive. - TriggerTrashKid

28 Nintendo Switch

This is one of the best game consoles humanity created

Yes how is it on no 30 its great I have one and mario odyssey is fun to play on it

This literally is the best game console ever. It should be number one. Although I honestly love the GameCube.


29 Sega Saturn

While it failed and removed Sega from the console market, some games are so cool like NiGHTS into Dreams.

Sega Saturn was a fail but it did have some good games like sonic jam and nights into dreams - spodermanfan1000

Sonic X-Treme would have been way better than Sonic Adventure.

Even through Saturn failed, some people still love it. It could be saved by Sonic X-Treme, but they cancelled this game, so there wasn't 3D Sonic Game (exception of Sonic R). But we had games that we loved.

30 TurboGrafx-16
31 Game Boy Color

Minish Cap. enough said. - MarioBros11

Still the best selling and best received game system ever

No it's not the best selling game system ever.

One of the best made games for this console

32 Power Kracker 2013
33 Arcade

Without arcades, there wouldn't have been a chance for Atari to bring the 2600 to life.

34 PSP

How in the world is this 34! This is mestizo should be top 5!

Repetitive. - TriggerTrashKid

35 Nintendo DSi

I remember having a dsi I remember having fun taking photos and recording sounds, and flip note studio was fun as well, they should of kept flip note studio 3d, and be cool if your dsi flip notes worked on flip note studio 3d - trains45

36 iPhone 5

This is a CELL PHONE! - railfan99

37 Chintendo Vii


Hell no.

Amazing and innovation.

Better than xbox

38 Game Boy Pocket
39 X68000
40 iPhone

It's not a system and Android is better lol - Mocchiko

Not a console - MarioBros11

I love the user-friendly and ease of all iPhones. The just keep getting better. I have no complaints about the iPhone except that they come out with newer versions so quickly it's just mind boggling how many new features that apple can master and create. It's wonderful and I look forward to each new version. Thanks apple!

You can almost do anything an iPhone/iPod touch. This is a great present to get.

41 Pong

This is a video game not a system but I still love it. - RPD6478

42 Sega Master System

You can't forget this one!

43 iPod Touch
44 Sega CD

The Angry Video Game Nerd Said Is A Peace Of Garbage - CuteGirlJigglypuff

It bombed, but I will always love this system

Although it failed the sega cd had some great games like Sonic CD, Sol Feace, The Terminator and Batman Returns

45 Atari 5200
46 iQue Player


47 Polystation
48 Atari Jaguar

Nice looking console but bad - KriCket33554

49 Panasonic Q

It's a Gamecube and DVD Player In one It should be number 1

50 Samsung Galaxy S4

An effing phone. What. The. Freak. - MarioBros11

This Is Not A Game System It's A Phone

I just love the HD big screen. Games like Clash of Clans work like a treat. definitely good.

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