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The Best Game Systems of All Time

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There have been numerous video game systems throughout the years, but which one is the best? Starting in the 70's the daddy of all home video game consoles, the Atari, was released. It introduced the world to games that were able to be played on your home television. With the rise of the arcade, people were jumping at the chance to take the video games home with them, and thus the popularity of the video game home system was born.

There have been many different companies that have tried to release video game systems throughout the years. Companies like Atari, Sega, Nintendo, Coleco, Microsoft, and many more. Each of these companies have released a number of different consoles as the years and technology have progressed. Nintendo has had the NES, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Gamecube and Wii. (This is not even including the portable systems like Gameboy, DS and 3DS.) Sony has their Playstation 1, 2 and PS3, along with their Vita and PSP. Sega had the Mastersystem, Genesis, Saturn and Dreamcast. Microsoft had the Xbox and Xbox 360.

After the mid-90's the playing field drastically changed and most other companies fell away since they couldn't keep up with the advancing technology. The big 3, Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft came out the clear winners. This is a list of the best video game console systems of all time so feel free to vote for your favorite and add any that aren't here.

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    Playstation 2

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    SNES

    95
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    Nintendo 64

    90
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    NES

    88
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    PlayStation

    87
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    82
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    Playstation 3

    81
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    Sega Genesis

    79
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    Gameboy

    77
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    Gamecube

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    the people's #1
    PC

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    Wii

    70
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    X-Box

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    63
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    niche appeal
    Game Boy Advance

    52
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    Nintendo 3DS

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    Atari 2600

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    PSP

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    Wii U

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    niche appeal
    Commodore 64

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    Sega GameGear

    40
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    Sega CD

    35
    added by: TimVaughn
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    Nintendo Entertainment System (NES)

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    Nintendo GameCube

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    3DO Interactive Multiplayer

    34
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    Sega Game Gear

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    Playstation 4

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    Nintendo Game Boy

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    Xbox 360

    33
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    Sega Genesis

    33
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    Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES)

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    Xbox

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    32
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    Philips Odyssey

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    new! Sega Saturn

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    TurboGrafx-16

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