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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
2,181 1,014
Playstation 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

2
1,840 704
SNES is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
SNES

3
1,575 650
NES is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
NES

4
1,470 870
PlayStation is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

5
1,368 784
Gamecube is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Gamecube

6
1,308 636
Game Boy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

7
1,466 978
Xbox 360 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

8
1,328 906
PlayStation 3 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

9
1,144 707
Personal computer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
designergamergeek added

10
877 939
Wii is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

11
844 637
Nintendo DS is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

12
860 834
X-Box is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

13
763 746
Sega Dreamcast is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

14
799 540
Game Boy Advance is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

15
729 590
Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Nintendo 3DS

16
1,043 157
N64 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Mike Berry added N64

17
597 310
Mega Drive / Sega Genesis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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18
558 578
Atari is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

19
512 660
PSP is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PSP

20
444 573
Atari 2600 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

21
442 748
Wii U is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

22
624 550
Xbox One is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
TimVaughn added

23
449 405
Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time

24
297 608
Sega GameGear is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
Sega GameGear

25
108 30
PlayStation 4 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
PlayStation 4