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Forums - Gaming Discussion - Favorite Game per Console

This is doing rounds on Twitter, so I figured why not? This could prompt healthy discussion. One game per console. No set rules or anything. Up to 5 honorable mentions per console, can include PC.


Console Favorite Game Honorable Mention(s)
Genesis/Mega Drive Sonic 3 & Knuckles Ristar
Game Boy Color Pokemon Crystal The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages/Seasons, Link's Awakening DX
Dreamcast Sonic Adventure 2  
PS2 Kingdom Hearts II Dark Cloud 2, Final Fantasy X
GameCube The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker Luigi's Mansion, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, Metroid Prime
Xbox Jet Set Radio Future Midtown Madness 3, Burnout Revenge
GBA Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga The Legend of Zelda: Minish Cap, Sonic Advance 2
PS3 Ratchet & Clank: Into the Nexus  
Wii Super Mario Galaxy 2 Okami, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Mario Kart Wii
Xbox 360 Halo Reach Alan Wake, Sonic Generations, Assassin's Creed II, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Dishonored
DS Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story

Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days, The World Ends With You

WiiU Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Bayonetta 2, Splatoon, Mario Kart 8, Rayman Legends, Xenoblade Chronicles X
XB1 Sonic Mania Gears of War 4, The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt, Ori and the Blind Forest, Final Fantasy XV, Dishonored 2
3DS Luigi's Mansion 2/Dark Moon Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, Kid Icarus Uprising, Kirby Planet Robobot, Fire Emblem Awakening
Switch Super Mario Odyssey The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2

EDIT: Misinformation on my end, what I should have said rather than "console owned" was just much broader "console", so systems you used to own or systems that were your friends/family/whatever count to. Apologies.

Last edited by Megaoverlord12 - on 06 January 2018

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Currently own PS3, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, GameCube, Wii, Wii U, Switch, and 3DS

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Xbox: TimeSplitters Future Perfect
X360: Halo 3
XOne: Halo The Master Chief Collection

N64: Perfect Dark
Wii: Mario Kart Wii
Wii U: Mario Kart 8
GB: Pokemon Gold/Silver/Crystal
GBA: Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
DS: Pokemon Heart Gold/Soul Silver
3DS: Pokemon X/Y

PS1: Final Fantasy 8
PS2: Final Fantasy 10
PS3: The Last of Us
PS4: Infamous Second Son
PSV: Persona 4 The Golden

I'll just list my favourite and the runner-up for each console.

NES Super Mario Bros. 3 Mega Man 4
SNES Final Fantasy VI Chrono Trigger
N64 Super Mario 64 Goldeneye 007
GC Super Smash Bros. Melee Tales of Symphonia
Wii Super Smash Bros. Brawl Donkey Kong Country Returns
Wii U Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Mario Kart 8
PS1 Final Fantasy IX The Legend of Dragoon
PS2 Shadow of the Colossus Final Fantasy X
PS3 Dark Souls Valkyria Chronicles
PS4 Dark Souls III Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
PSP Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Star Ocean: Second Evolution

NES: Mega Man 2 (Super Mario Bros 3, Kirby's Adventure)/
SNES: Kirby Superstar (Super Mario RPG, Super Mario World)
N64: Super Mario 64 (Ocarina of Time, Banjo Kazooie)
PSX: Mega Man Legends (Spider-man)
Dreamcast: Skies of Arcadia (Shenmue)
Gameboy: Pokemon Blue (Kirby's Dreamland 2, Super Mario Land 2)
Gameboy Advance: Fire Pro Wrestling (Golden Sun 1/2, Wario Ware/Twisted, Mario and Luigi)
Gamecube: Wind Waker (Tales of Symphonia, Metroid Prime, Luigi's Mansion, Spider-man 2)
Playstation 2: Devil May Cry 3 (Kingdom Hearts 2, Spider-man 2)
Wii: Super Mario Galaxy 2 (Super Mario Galaxy, Smash Bros Brawl, Skyward Sword, Xenoblade Chronicles, Punch Out!!!)
Wii U: Wonderful 101 (Nintendo Land, Bayonetta 2, Super Mario 3D World, Smash Bros U)
XBox 360: Bayonetta (Bioshock, Mass Effect 2)
PSP: Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep
DS: Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
3DS: Kid Icarus Uprising (Smash Bros 3DS, Super Mario 3D Land, Bravely Second)
Switch: Breath of the Wild (Super Mario Odyssey)

Last edited by JWeinCom - on 06 January 2018

NES - Mega Man
SNES - Mega Man X
GCN - Super Smash Bros. Melee
Wii - Xenoblade Chronicles
Wii U - Pikmin 3
Switch - Super Mario Odyssey

PS1 - Crash Bandicoot Warped
PS2 - Persona 3 FES
PS3 - Catherine
PSV - Persona 4 Golden
PS4 - Persona 5

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Atari 2600 - Pitfall
Atari 5200 -
NES - Super Mario Bros.
Master System - Great Baseball
SNES - Super Metroid and Earthbound are tied for me
Genesis - I'm going with Sonic. But, there are probably 25 games that I could make a case for.
Sega CD - Cobra Command and Lunar are tied
32X - DOOM (I don't remember loving it, but I think I played it more than anything else.)
N64 - Goldeneye and Mario 64 tied
GB Color -
PSX - Crash Bandicoot
GBA - Superstar Saga
PS2 - Pro Skater 4
XBox - Halo: CE
Game Cube - The Thousand Year Door
PSP - Jack & Daxter: The Lost Frontier
DS - Bowser's Inside Story
X360 - Destiny (There are a ton. But, Destiny was the game I played the most on 360)
Wii - Super Paper Mario
3DS - A Link Between Worlds
WiiU - BotW and Kart are tied
XB1 - Witcher 3 and Destiny are tied
PS4 - TLOU Remastered
Switch - SMO

This is my list after 15 minutes of thought. I may update this list if I think about it more.

NES: Mega Man 2
SNES: Super Ghouls`n Ghosts
N64: Donkey Kong 64
GC: Eternal Darkness
Wii: Resident Evil 4
WiiU: The Legend Of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
Switch: Super Mario Odyssey
GB: Mega Man V
GBC: Wario Land 2
GBA: Mega Man Battle Network
DS: Rhythm Paradise
3DS: Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D

PS1: Crash Bandicoot
PS2: Maximo VS Army Of Zin
PS3: Demon`s Souls
PS4: Bloodborne
PSP: Mega Man Powered Up

360: Dark Souls 2
XB1: Resident Evil 7

MS: Ghouls`n Ghosts
MD: Castlevania: The New Generation

I thought op was Basilzero.

NES - Super Mario Bros 3
SNES - Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
N64 - The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
GBA - Castlevania: Circle of the Moon
Gamecube - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
DS - Hotel Dusk
Wii - Super Mario Galaxy
3DS - Yoshi's New Island
Wii U - Yoshi's Woolly World
Switch - The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Master System - Sonic the Hedgehog
Genesis/Mega Drive - Sonic the Hedgehog
Saturn - Tomb Raider
Dreamcast - Shenmue

Playstation - Tomb Raider II
Playstation 2 - Okami

Ugh, this may take a while, but let’s see. I guess I will list the systems in the order in which I acquired them and I am only going to list my favorite game. So here we go.

NES: punchout
GENESIS: shining force 2
SNES: chrono trigger
SEGA CD: shining force cd
SEGA Game Gear: shining force sword of hyjaya (however it was spelled)
SEGA 32x: doom (I guess...)
SEGA Saturn: Shing force 3
PlayStation: suikoden 2
N64: ogre battle 64
GameCube: smash brothers melee
PlayStation 2: final fantasy X
Game boy advance: Shining force resurrection of the dark dragon
Xbox: Star Wars kotor
PSP: Jeane d’arc
DS: Phoenix Wright
Xbox 360: mass effect trilogy
PlayStation 3: last of us
Wii: xenoblade chronicles
Wii U: xenoblade chronicles x
3ds: fire emblem fates
Ps vita: persona 4 Golden
PS4: destiny
Switch: xenoblade chronicles 2
Xbox one:gears 4