NES, 5/10 - having no nostalgia for the console at all, i can firmly say it is not an attractive piece of hardware. seemingly everything is just a bit too bulky.
SNES, 4/10 - a bit worse than the NES. it looks way too mechanical and more like a cassette player than a game console
N64, 8/10 - sleek design, the controller ports and cart slot contrast nicely with the main console, and you gotta love the big logo on the front
Gamecube, 6/10 - this thing screams 'early 2000s' with its top loading design and handle on the back, like its a prototype for a CD player. not bad, but not great
Wii, 8/10 - its small, its white, and the DVD input lights up. i cant help but love the Wii
Wii U, 4/10 - its a chunky Wii... i get that they were going more for functionality than flare... but its a chunky Wii...
Switch, 8/10 - its nothing more and nothing less than it needs to be. its sleek and subtle, plus it looks good in off-grey or neon
PS1, 4/10 - this was really before they has their edge on consoles
PS2, ?/10 - its huge, the whole thing looks like a vent, its ugly and looks good at the same time? pass
PS3, 8/10 - genuinely a good design. i dont have much to say but i like it
PS4, 8/10 - L A Y E R S
Xbox, 3/10 - fitting that its a big X
Xbox 360, 9/10 - now this is a console with some personality. bright glowing ring, beautiful design
Xbox One, 7/10 - its sleek, but ultimately void of all personality. its justa big box with an X on it
i realize this wasnt the point of the thread but i found ranking them was a better way to go about it