As the thread title asks, What is your favorite console in each generation? Read a partial list of what consoles are in each generation below:

Generation 1 includes:

  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Atari Home Pong
  • Coleco Telstar series

Generation 2 includes:

  • Atari 2600
  • Intellivision
  • ColecoVision

Generation 3 includes:

  • Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) / Famicom
  • SEGA Master System
  • Atari 7800
  • Commodore 64

Generation 4 includes:

  • Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) Super Famicom
  • SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive
  • PC Engine / TurboGrafx-16

Generation 5 includes:

  • PlayStation
  • Nintendo 64
  • SEGA Saturn
  • Atari Jaguar

Generation 6 includes:

  • PlayStation 2
  • Xbox
  • GameCube
  • Dreamcast

Generation 7 includes:

  • Wii
  • Xbox 360
  • PlayStation 3

Generation 8 includes:

  • PlayStation 4
  • Xbox One
  • Wii U
  • (Maybe Nintendo Switch, unless you count it as 9th gen)

Full list can be read on Wikipedia.



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