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ec_ho
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# 1 - Posted on 5/12/17 20:47:12

For me it would be:

  1. PlayStation 2
  2. All of the Nintendo DS Family
  3. Wii
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# 2 - Posted on 5/12/17 21:15:32

For me, it really depends. Favorite Overall Console? PS2. Favorite Platform Overall? PC.

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# 3 - Posted on 5/12/17 22:19:19

PC >>>> PS2 >> PS4 > PS3 > SNES > PS1 >> Vita > NES > Commodore 64 > WiiU > Atari 2600 > PSP >> Gameboy

Mostly ordered by how much I like the game libraries of each system and lightly influenced by how much time I actually spend (or spent) with each.

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# 4 - Posted on 5/15/17 8:40:40

Most Underrated (and under attended by Sony): PS Vita
Most Overhyped Console: Nintendo Switch
Best Console: PS 2
Best Gaming Platform: PC
Most Stable and Clean Console: Xbox One S
Most Un-Needed Consoles: Playstation 4 Pro & Atari Lynx

For Me:

  1. PC
  2. Xbox 360
  3. Playstation 4
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# 5 - Posted on 6/06/17 17:31:51
  1. NES
  2. Playstation
  3. Wii
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# 6 - Posted on 6/18/17 16:42:33

My favorite platforms and reasons.

  1. PS3 ]>
    I was among the smart ones and held out until Sony fixed the overheating issue. Wasn't that impressed with removal of backwards compatibility, but at least the redesigned console wasn't having a major system malfunctions and eating up enough money in service plan fees to buy two more consoles. At this point I also needed a console with a much bigger hard drive for my RPGs and their expansions. Was also needing a cheap replacement for internet use until a better reliable option came along for that. I was done waiting on Microsoft's empty promises to properly fix their console and needed something that would work. The 250 GB slim had it and even gave me upgraded options for proper HD entertainment, in the form of Blu-ray.

  2. Xbox 360 ]>
    It had backwards compatibility and upgraded versions of the games I wanted to play, including sequels to titles I absolutely loved on the Xbox. PS3 Fat also had backwards compatibility, but was otherwise fast becoming a overpriced hot mess. I didn't need that in my online gaming life and I stuck with what worked so well for me the last console generation. Its just unfortunate the system problems on the PS3 Fat would soon come to my console and ruin for me personally everything that made the original Xbox so great.

  3. Xbox ]>
    At this point my library was huge and I needed a console with serious options. I was all for something to give me file storage that did not entail multiple memory cards and a spreadsheet to keep track of them all. I was also a little burnt the Dreamcast crashed and burned. Was not even close to ready for going back to PC. That platform was still a hot mess of endless Windows issues and strictly a rich man's gaming platform. I needed something familiar to the experience I got with my Dreamcast and at least offered online gaming. This machine delivered what so many of us were needing in consoles. To this day it has given me the best gaming experience of any console in my entire collection. Microsoft had something special with this package and did nothing to follow up. They claim the Xbox One X is that answer... we will see.

  4. Dreamcast ]> Hate me for putting this guy fourth, but it did not endure or last. Sega essentially shot themselves in the foot, by failing to get behind this thing properly within the strongest video game market on the planet... The United States. Many great memories were made on this machine and the reality of making a console competitive to the PC was clearly a reality. You even had a mouse and keyboard for the proper internet experience. Way better than WebTV. Sega did have plans to upgrade and go further, but once again failed to deliver. They pretty much gave up. All this aside, I did have absolutely amazing experiences unique to this console. They have not been equaled anywhere else.

No PS2 did not make my top 4. Its singular dominant aspect was an absolutely huge library and backwards compatibility. Features swiftly trumped by my selections. As for the portable systems, none of them had the one thing I needed the most for my on-the-go gaming environment... durability.

Post Edited on 6/18/17 16:49:27
Psilli
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# 7 - Posted on 6/20/17 3:51:23
  1. PC
  2. Nintendo Handhelds
  3. PS Vita
stepmack35
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# 8 - Posted on 6/25/17 23:23:06

For me it would be

  1. PlayStation 2
  2. PlayStation 1
  3. GameCube
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# 9 - Posted on 7/15/17 4:06:56

For me,

  1. Super Nintendo (I love the aesthetic of that era, and the music that came out of it is absolutely top-tier.)
    2.Playstation 2 (Arguably played this one a lot more in my youth than I did SNES, probably nostalgia fueled but i remember this system having tons of fantastic games that still hold up)
  2. Xbox 360 (Got to this one while i was in high school, played this more than any other console under the sun. The memories with friends and all the late night matches of Halo 3 are the some of my favorite)
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# 10 - Posted on 7/19/17 11:57:03

For me:

  1. PC - Began playing pc games in the 1980's and never stopped playing. The platform offers a huge library both new and old and there is always something to play. Both birthplace and playing ground for new types of games as well as a great backlog of classics. Evolves with the technology.
  2. PS4 - Didn't bother with PS1 and PS2, PS3 has just an awful interface, especially when dealing with digital games. PS4 is just a good gaming machine with really a lot of good games to be played that can be found nowhere else.
  3. X360 - Still up to this day a good machine that has evolved with time (digitals). Great controller, good game series
  4. Gamecube - the best electronic toy ever, indestrucatble
Post Edited on 7/19/17 11:57:58
blaykmagyk
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# 11 - Posted on 8/31/17 6:43:33

My favorite has always been the Gamecube

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# 12 - Posted on 9/04/17 4:53:20

By far PC for me when I don't want to feel lazy. When I'm feeling lazy though, either Playstation (various versions) or Game Boy (various versions). Nothing beats lying in bed playing an rpg before passing out.

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# 13 - Posted on 9/04/17 21:45:16

This is a really difficult question for me to answer since each platform has its pros and cons, but currently my favourite is the PS4. Until recently I was strictly a PC gamer, but after picking up this console I've suddenly come to spend most of my time on it! I love that it's easy to use, hooks up better to my 4K TV than my PC can, and the JRPG exclusives make it my main choice for gaming at this time : )

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# 14 - Posted on 9/10/17 21:29:43
  1. NES
  2. SNES
  3. PlayStation

I am a huge RPG fan so both the SNES and PlayStation have a huge library of RPG's.

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# 15 - Posted on 9/16/17 18:16:32

Probably the SNES. My first console was an NES but man, the stuff they put out on the SNES was stellar. Even when I was primarily PC gaming I'd still have my SNES hooked up. I liked a lot of PS1 and N64 titles too but I guess for second place I'd have to put the PS4. I hate the UI/UX and think it's loud, slow, and crappy but I've played it boat loads and the newer library really appeals to me I guess?

Interesting question.

Wasy
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# 16 - Posted on 10/02/17 19:55:19

Currently:

  • Nintendo Switch ( Play how you want and where you want, my gaming life versus the time constraints I have nowadays, this is my go to. )
  • Gaming Laptop
  • Nintendo 3DS ( Favorite Handheld )
  • PlayStation 2 ( A lot of quality games, MGS2, 3, ZOE 2, Onimusha, RE4, FFX, Jak and Dexter, and many more, specially Japanese RPG's)
  • Playstation 4
  • PS1 ( First home console )
  • Snes ( Played before other TV consoles )
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# 17 - Posted on 10/03/17 13:06:26

What a tough question! I think for me, my favorite console has to be my trusty Gamecube. It doesnt exactly house my most favorite games, but there is something very charming about its wierdness (and the Wavebird!) that I cant ever get out of my head. I still have the one that I bought from a pawn shop back in the day.

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# 18 - Posted on 10/04/17 3:19:02

Ordered from what I love the most to what I dislike the most (If I just take my laptop for gaming, otherwise it wouldn't be a option to give up)

  1. Switch
  2. PS4 Slim
  3. Laptop
  4. New 2DS XL
  5. Wii U
  6. 2DS
  7. Nvidia Shield Tablet
  8. DSi
  9. GBA SP
  10. GBA
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