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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
2,083 951
Playstation 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

2
1,744 666
SNES is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
SNES

3
1,505 609
NES is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
NES

4
1,392 824
PlayStation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

5
1,288 739
Gamecube is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Gamecube

6
1,244 596
Game Boy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

7
1,399 929
Xbox 360 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

8
1,080 665
Personal computer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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9
1,262 859
PlayStation 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

10
806 901
Wii is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

11
782 599
Nintendo DS is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

12
812 782
X-Box is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

13
715 703
Sega Dreamcast is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

14
755 510
Game Boy Advance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

15
679 562
Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Nintendo 3DS

16
532 542
Atari is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

17
545 284
Mega Drive / Sega Genesis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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18
471 627
PSP is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PSP

19
424 536
Atari 2600 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

20
409 706
Wii U is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

21
591 506
Xbox One is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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22
421 379
Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

23
964 134
N64 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Mike Berry added N64

24
283 573
Sega GameGear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Sega GameGear

25
198 262
Nintendo 3DS XL is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Nintendo 3DS XL

26
275 245
Playstation 4 Pro is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Ferry73 added Playstation 4 Pro

27
35 13
Nintendo Switch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Nintendo Switch

28
22 32
PlayStation Vita is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PlayStation Vita

29
113 300
Sega CD is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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30
80 263
Intellivision is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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31
116 315
Neo Geo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
TimVaughn added Neo Geo

32
97 309
TurboGrafx-16 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Trioxin245 added

33
71 275
Atari 5200 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
TimVaughn added

34
85 251
Atari 7800 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Atari 7800

35
77 294
Atari Jaguar is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Trioxin245 added

36
26 83
TurboGrafx-16 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PaKent added TurboGrafx-16

37
71 256
Colecovision is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Colecovision

38
51 273
3DO Interactive Multiplayer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
3DO Interactive Multiplayer

39
44 10
PlayStation 4 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PlayStation 4

40
15 16
Sega Saturn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
TheJustinator added Sega Saturn The Sega Saturn is a 32-bit fifth-generation home video game console developed by Sega. The successor to the successful Sega Genesis.