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Well deserved for Playstation 2!


Anyway, here are the top consoles of all time listed in order (according to how we voted).

1) Playstation 2
2) Playstation
3) Nintendo Entertainment System  
4) Super Nintendo
5) Nintendo DS
6) Playstation 4
7) Dreamcast

8) Nintendo Switch
9) Sega Genesis
10) Nintendo 3DS
11) GameCube
12) Nintendo 64
13) Playstation Portable
14) PS3
15) Game Boy Advance
16) Wii
17) GameBoy/GameBoy Color
18) Atari 2600
19) Sega Saturn
20) Sega Master System
21) TurboGrafx-16
22) Neo Geo
23) PlayStation Vita
24) Game Gear
25) Intellivision
26) ColecoVision
27) Magnavox Odyssey2
28) Wii U
29) Neo Geo CD
30) Atari 7800
31) Xbox One
32) Sega 32x
33) Xbox 360
34) Sega Nomad
35) Atari Lynx
36) Xbox
37) Atari Jaguar
38) Magnavox Odyssey
39) 3DO
40) Virtual Boy
41) Atari 5200
42) Wonderswan
43) Action Max
44) Game.Com
45) Nokia N-Gage
46) Phillips CD-i

To be honest it is very hard to interpret a list such as this from the kind of voting system applied here. The further you go down the list the harder it gets. If the users could have sent in a list to weight their votes for all consoles and then add the points then sure that was possible.

But the voting system applied in this thread doesn't work that way because it leaves room for a strategic approach. You could downvote the weakest prey to quickly decimate the list or you could concentrate on the closest competitors to your favourite console.

I myself for example don't care about the Odyssey. It is by far the least interesting console. But not one vote did i waste for this system. I voted for NES, Dreamcast, even Switch. Not because i don't like these consoles, on the contrary. But they threatened the position of the Playstation 2 which in my opinion was the most qualified candidate for the first place.

So to me the list gets pretty worthless after around the fifth place at most because it loses its significance.