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So the Switch is the trashiest?



Someone needs to release a console that only has one single game. And if it has a 90+ score, it'll be the least trashy console of all time.



I've always mantained the N64 is the least trashiest console by virtue of game library alone. I feel vindicated.
Much like I've always said that Andrew Garfield is a better Spiderman than Tobey McGuire, even if his films are not. I cant wait for a thread about that.
Either way this is worthless. If I cared about this info, it'd be about the absolute numbers, not this ratio.
So PS3 having 49 games over 90+ score is more appealing and impressive than N64's 16. even if ps3 has 1328712937 more games than N64 with a shitty score.



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Judging by % doesn't really matter to me. PS2 had over double the 90 score games as GC and imo was a much better system. I had all three consoles that generation. PS2 happens to be my favorite console of all time; as with games I had on both PS2 and Xbox or Gamecube the PS2 version almost always performed better and a lot of hidden gems that might have been 8 or 7 out of 10 reviewed, but were better than a lot of Nintendo 9s to me. Next would probably be the Xbox 360 or original Xbox. 



kirby007 said:

Thank you JGL and SMBBlake for providing the data both games scoring +90% and amount of games per console

ps4 33/2704=0.012
PS3 49/2204=0.022
Ps2 58/4489=0.012
ps1 28/3070=0.009
one 20/2523=0.007
360 54/2085=0.025
OGX 30/1000=0.030
switch 18/2540=0.007
wii 14/1546=0.009
wii u 8/773=0.010
GC 26/658=0.039
n64 16/388=0.041
DC 14/620=0.022


So the Top 3 is
#1 N64
#2 GC
#3 OGX

updated OP with additional info pointed out by S.Peelman

Another issue with this way of ranking things.

If you just look at current gen:
ps4 33/2704=0.012
one 20/2523=0.007
switch 18/2540=0.007

Switch is the Trashiest of the 3?
And PS4 is almost twice as good as the other two?

Nah.... this is a bad way to rank things :P



JRPGfan said:
kirby007 said:

Thank you JGL and SMBBlake for providing the data both games scoring +90% and amount of games per console

ps4 33/2704=0.012
PS3 49/2204=0.022
Ps2 58/4489=0.012
ps1 28/3070=0.009
one 20/2523=0.007
360 54/2085=0.025
OGX 30/1000=0.030
switch 18/2540=0.007
wii 14/1546=0.009
wii u 8/773=0.010
GC 26/658=0.039
n64 16/388=0.041
DC 14/620=0.022


So the Top 3 is
#1 N64
#2 GC
#3 OGX

updated OP with additional info pointed out by S.Peelman

Another issue with this way of ranking things.

If you just look at current gen:
ps4 33/2704=0.012
one 20/2523=0.007
switch 18/2540=0.007

Switch is the Trashiest of the 3?
And PS4 is almost twice as good as the other two?

Nah.... this is a bad way to rank things :P

That’s because it’s probably not fair to count the current system’s large libraries of indie games, which could never have existed on the older consoles.

However that does make PS2’s humongous amount of games even more impressive. They actually all had to be released. 



So all games scoring below 90 are trash?



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OdinHades said:
So all games scoring below 90 are trash?

I've enjoyed games with metascores in the 65-70 range, before, that I wouldn't call Trash.
I think for a fair compairison you should look at entire game library (for each console), and all games above 65 metascore.

You could argue that treats all games as equal, even if haveing a 90 rated one, is more important than haveing a 65 rated one.
Its a hard thing to judge. More games of good quality is usually a fantastic thing though.