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Total Nerd 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. So, what's the best gaming console of all time?.

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 all tried their hand at the gaming console. 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 gaming consoles that aren't here.

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1
2,187 1,015
Playstation 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

2
1,845 707
SNES is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
SNES

3
1,579 653
NES is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
NES

4
1,475 872
PlayStation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

5
1,371 788
Gamecube is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Gamecube

6
1,310 640
Game Boy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

7
1,468 983
Xbox 360 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

8
1,332 907
PlayStation 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

9
1,146 710
Personal computer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
designergamergeek added

10
882 939
Wii is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

11
846 640
Nintendo DS is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

12
861 837
X-Box is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

13
765 748
Sega Dreamcast is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

14
802 542
Game Boy Advance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

15
731 594
Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Nintendo 3DS

16
1,048 158
N64 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Mike Berry added N64

17
601 311
Mega Drive / Sega Genesis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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18
560 581
Atari is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

19
515 662
PSP is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PSP

20
447 575
Atari 2600 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

21
444 751
Wii U is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

22
626 553
Xbox One is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
TimVaughn added

23
451 408
Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

24
297 612
Sega GameGear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Sega GameGear

25
110 32
PlayStation 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PlayStation 4