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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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3: NES
4: Mega Drive
5: PS1
6: / (hadn't any console)
7: PS3
8: Switch



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  1. None
  2. Atari 2600
  3. NES
  4. SEGA Genesis / Mega Drive. I even had the 32X and SEGA CD add-ons. 
  5. Nintendo 64
  6. Xbox
  7. Xbox 360
  8. I can't pick as I've put hundreds of hours into my Switch and Xbox One. 


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3rd: NES (owned NES and Gameboy)

4th: SNES 

5th: PlayStation (owned N64 and PS1)

6th: PlayStation 2 (owned PS2, Dreamcast, GameCube, GBA)

7th: Xbox 360 (Owned 360, PS3, Wii, PSP, DS)

8th: Xbox One (Owned Vita, 3DS, PS4, XBO, Wii U, Ouya)

Switch: Switch (owned Switch)

Last edited by d21lewis - on 03 May 2020

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4. SNES
5. PS1
6. Xbox
7, Xbox 360
8. Wii U/Switch



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1. n/a
2. Intellivision
3. NES
4. SNES
5. N64
6. Xbox
7. Xbox 360
8. Hm... hard to say. They're all good.



The Nintendo ones.



4. Mega Drive
5. PS1
6. PS2
7. Xbox 360
8. PS4



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1. N/A

2. colecovision

3. NES

4. Super NES

5. Nintendo 64

6. PlayStation 2, Gamecube close second.

7. Xbox 360.

8. Switch



steve

5th gen: PlayStation

6th gen: PlayStation 2

7th gen: Xbox 360

8th gen: PlayStation 4

9th gen: TBD