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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. 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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Playstation 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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SNES is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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NES is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Personal computer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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PlayStation is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Game Boy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Gamecube is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Xbox 360 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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PlayStation 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Wii is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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N64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Nintendo DS is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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X-Box is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Sega Dreamcast is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Game Boy Advance is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Nintendo Switch is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Mega Drive / Sega Genesis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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PSP is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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PlayStation 4 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Atari 2600 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Wii U is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Atari is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Nintendo 3DS is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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Xbox One is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Game Systems of All Time
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