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App

A Home console implies either a tv-only console, or a hybrid. So, all DS variations will be avoided. And so will the virtual boy because we all know where that would be put in the list.

7. Nintendo 64

A classic game console by many, and it holds some of the most popular games, and revolutionized 3D gaming. Sadly though, it REALLY hasn’t aged well, and as of now, there is not point to playing one with all the new ones out.

6. Nintendo Wii

The Nintendo Wii, like the 64, was revolutionary in a different way. It used motion controls, a feature where fans either hated it, or loved it. I am sadly in the “hated” group. To me, it seems like a wasted opportunity. So many good games on the system were overrun by the controls. The software also had tons of crappy games.

5. Nintendo Entertainment System

The classic system, the one that started it all, is iconic. It’s the one that started Donkey Kong, Mario, Zelda, Kirby, and a load of other games. Sadly though, amlst every game from that system is on another much better sysem. So sadly, there is no reason to play this.

4. Nintendo Wii U

The Wii U is really not as bad as people say. Overpriced? Sure. Bad marketing? Yep. But the games on the other hand are actually really good. 3D World, Breath of the wild, And a load of other really food ones make this something to remember. Although, the switch has most of the Wii U’s titles, so there isn’t really a need to go back anymore.

3. Nintendo GameCube

For it’s time, the graphics were awesome. Instead of the cheap pixelated characters, we now had a smooth, running console that solely beat the 64. It’s games were awesome too. It had some of The best Mario Party’s, Super Mario Sunshine, a load of Zelda games, and a lot to keep you interested. This console is so worth going back to today.

2. Super Nintendo Entertainment System

This console is just the extremely better big brother to the NES. Better controller, graphics, games, and tons of new ideas to influence designers today. It will forever be remembered as one of the best consoles in history.

1. Nintendo Switch

Did I want to put the switch at the top? No. But is it deserving? Oh, heck yes. This system has loads of video games from different consoles, better graphics, one of the first System Hybrids, and is still getting better. My hats off to you, switch.

So, what is your guy’s ranking? It does not have to be that long or detailed, but I’m curious. I’ll be on here regularly.

Edited on by App

App

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Anti-Matter

From the Worst to the Best

7. Nintendo 64
6. NES
5. SNES
4. Gamecube
3. Wii U
2. Wii
1. Switch

Edited on by Anti-Matter

Top 8 Konami's Rhythm games:
1. Dance Dance Revolution
2. Para Para Paradise
3. DrumMania
4. Beatmania IIDX
5. Pop'n Music
6. KeyboardMania
7. Martial Beat
8. DANCE EVOLUTION

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BabyYoda71

Once again, I’m not qualified to rank 64, NES, SNES or GameCube, but here’s mine:

3) Wii

2) Switch

1) Wii U

Note: This is my ranking for the consoles themselves. For the game collection, switch around Wii U and Switch.

Heigh Ho Heigh Ho. It’s off to work (from home) I go.

redd214

1. Switch
2. SNES
3. NES
4. Wii
5. Rest of them

redd214

1UP_MARIO

I tried but it’s too hard to rank. All of them had great games for their time.
If I was to pick my favourite Nintendo console. It would be the Wii U

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App

@Anti-Matter nice list! I’m assuming you liked the motion controls on the Wii then, right? 😆

@BabyYoshi12 hey, that’s fine mate, at least you took your time to do a post. Thank you!

@redd214 thank you for posting!

@1UP_MARIO like I said, the Wii U is underrated. Thank you for posting!

App

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LzWinky

1. Switch
2. Rest of them
7. Wii U

Current games: Everything on Switch

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BruceCM

Never had one .... But Switch Lite is the best handheld ever

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Anti-Matter

@Apportal_SMM2
I have reasons why did i put the list like that.

N64 was the worst for me.
Reasons : it has the worst machine and controller design. The games library on N64 are not interesting as PS1 that have official DDR Arcade games.

I put Wii on number 2 for 3 reasons: White color for default color and game box, motion gameplay and backward compatible with Gamecube.

Edited on by Anti-Matter

Top 8 Konami's Rhythm games:
1. Dance Dance Revolution
2. Para Para Paradise
3. DrumMania
4. Beatmania IIDX
5. Pop'n Music
6. KeyboardMania
7. Martial Beat
8. DANCE EVOLUTION

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App

@LzWinky 😂 pretty accurate list

@BruceCM I love the switch lite, mainly because I’m always on the go. And because it’s smaller it fits much more nicer in my hands.

@Anti-Matter yeah, i bought N64 a couple years ago, and sold it after a couple days. I never understood players hatred with the controller until now 😂

And like I said, some like the motion controls, some don’t. For me, I just think the motion controls work well for some games (Wii sports) and for others it doesn’t (Galaxy series)

App

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Anti-Matter

@Apportal_SMM2
Not every Wii games with motion control i like.
Some of them felt way too complicated when compared with PS2 / PS3 version (multi console games)

Top 8 Konami's Rhythm games:
1. Dance Dance Revolution
2. Para Para Paradise
3. DrumMania
4. Beatmania IIDX
5. Pop'n Music
6. KeyboardMania
7. Martial Beat
8. DANCE EVOLUTION

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BruceCM

Yeah, I've played on a Wii, @Apportal_SMM2 .... Generally, though, the games that work best with motion controls aren't the sorts I like to play much

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Ralizah

I love ranking stuff. I'll be going by a mix of personal appeal and how desirable I find the console to own today.

7) Nintendo 64 - An important device, but one I have no love for. The controller feels like it was designed for a three-handed alien, the third-party support was worse than the Wii U's (which was particularly damaging given how insanely successful the PS1 was with giant third parties), and, frankly, a lot of the games on it just didn't age incredibly well.

6) Nintendo Wii - I have my issues with this system and the way its pointer controls are awkwardly stuffed into games that'd control well without them, but this system still has a large pool of quality software to dig into. It also introduced the world to the concept of a Virtual Console, which was fairly transformative and brought classic experiences back to modern living rooms without the need for dusty, decades-old equipment. It's only this low because, for me, the Wii U utterly replaced it.

5) Super Nintendo Entertainment System - I think my disconnect with the love for this stems from the fact that I never owned one when I was young. I respect its position in gaming history, and consider a number of its games to be absolute classics, but I'm not as utterly gaga over its library as some people are. Also, having played the majority of good games on both systems, I still think the Genesis has a more diverse and interesting library.

4) Nintendo GameCube - An adorable system that features what is arguably Nintendo's most comfortable controller. The Cube hosted a diverse, high-quality assortment of first-and-third party experiences, and is well-remembered and loved by the core Nintendo base for that reason.

3) Nintendo Entertainment System - The original, the classic. While a lot of its games are really showing their age, there's something to be said for the degree to which this console kickstarted modern console gaming as a whole. SO MANY properties got their start on this console. And a lot of its games still hold up surprisingly well, even if people have become somewhat tired of them due to overexposure. I also really personally love the v2 top loader model with the comfortable "dog-bone" controller, which took notes from the design of the SNES.

2) Nintendo Wii U - A strange choice, perhaps, given the system's limited first-party offerings and abysmal third party support, but what I really like about it is that it's such a good legacy Nintendo system. The Wii U gives you access to reams of classic Nintendo content through the majority of their history. You can play almost every major Zelda game on it, almost every major Mario game, etc. The physical and digital BC with the Wii also helps tremendously. If I could give a person only one console to help them understand Nintendo's history as a games developer, it would be this one.

1) Nintendo Switch - This system features my favorite balance of high-quality first-party software and strong third party support. But what really makes it for me is its innovative hybrid design that has shattered the long-established dichotomy between home console and handheld experiences. This approach hasn't come without sacrifice (I think we'll be seeing very few of the lower-budget, smaller-scale experiences that used to thrive on Ninty's handhelds), but I absolutely think it was the best possible approach for modern Nintendo to adopt.

Edited on by Ralizah

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App

@BruceCM yeah, I’m not big on those games either if I’m not playing them with someone else. Other than that, I just stay away from them.

@Ralizah thank you for your in-depth review! I agree with most of it, maybe the place of SNES should be a bit higher, but this is a discussion and opinions are highly encouraged!

I agree with your place of the GameCube. It had a lot of great games, and 10x better graphics than its predecessor.

Also, the Wii U’s place is right where it should be. Most people place it at the bottom cause everyone else does it. It really is not that bad.

Thanks to everyone for posting!

App

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RR529

N/A. Wii U - Never owned.

6. NES - At the time we had it I only played a bit of Super Mario Bros (which I sucked at), so while it was my first taste of Nintendo, it wasn't the most formative. Plus, going back and playing many of it's big games, I find most don't hold up that well (I do like Kirby's Adventure, though).

5. Gamecube - It's a great system, but I was in on it late (not even quite a full year before we got the Wii), so I only ever used it as a Melee, Twilight Princess, & Sonic Adventure 2 machine. Granted, those three titles alone might place it above N64, but eh.

4. N64 - I had a lot of fun memories playing Smash, Paper Mario, Cruis'n World & Kirby 64, but honestly I didn't own much for it (I probably rented more games than I owned), and as such never completed most of them. Plus, the system really doesn't hold up well today.

3. SNES - I didn't own a lot of games for it, but I played the heck out of Super Mario World, A Link to the Past, Super Mario Kart, Street Fighter II, & Donkey Kong Country, which was a good selection of titles to have. I also learned of the greatness of Super Metroid & Super Mario RPG once I had a Wii, and many of it's titles hold up nice today.

2. Wii - It's just synonymous with a good time in my life. It released during my high school years, it was doing something fresh, and while not everything it did was great, it was a fun romp. Also first subscribed to Nintendo Power during this time, and it's where I first played some of my favorite NES & SNES titles thanks to VC, so everything just came together here.

1. Switch - May be a bit of recency bias, but I've played through more games on Switch than on any other Nintendo console, and that has to count for something. Whether it be it's stellar first party lineup (Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Astral Chain, Breath of the Wild, DKC: Tropical Freeze, Link's Awakening, Luigi's Mansion 3, Super Mario Odyssey, & Xenoblade Chronicles 2 are all top shelf masterpieces) or it's fantastic 3rd party support (FFX HD, Okami HD, Onimusha HD, & Ys VIII are equally top shelf with the titles mentioned above), there's always something to play.

Currently Playing:
Switch - Blade Strangers
PS4 - Kingdom Hearts III, Tetris Effect (VR)

BruceCM

Yeah, I rarely want to play them at all, really, @Apportal_SMM2.... But in the rare case I do, it's certainly got to be with someone else Which is tricky, as I don't have room myself, so it's on the already rare occasions I'm at someone's & they have a Wii & want to play something with me on it

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Zuljaras

@BlackKnight93 man you have some serious issues with the whole "Omg everyone is bashing my Nintendo!!!".

Maybe stop the Internet for a while?

As for me:
1. Switch
2. NES
3. N64
4. SNES

Little retro with the spark of the modern wonder that is the Switch.

Edited on by Zuljaras

Zuljaras

Laoak

7) N64: Whilst it showed the world 3D gaming, it just aged so poorly
6) NES: Ages much better than N64 but the games are still rough to play now
5) Gamecube: I didn't own this back then as I had the PS2 but the Gamecube has a great library. Sadly, I don't really like the controller all that much. Fortunately, it aged way better than the N64.
4) Wii: Whilst I have great memories of the Wii, the controller ruined some games. However, the controller was utilised really well in some games (mostly 1st Party games) such as Wii Sports. Also, Gamecube backwards compatibility puts this above the gamecube and virtual console was great.
3) Wii U: This is basically the Wii but better. It has a good 1st Party library (3rd party not so much), full wii support, virtual console. However, I find the gamepad to be under used in games and just too bulky for my liking. However, I love the pro controller.
2) SNES: An amazing system. So many amazing games, ages really well and the controller, oh the controller. Now, you may be thinking, yeah well the Wii U and Wii have virtual console so why is this higher rated than them. And to that I say, nostalgia.
1) Switch: It's the newest system. When the next big system comes out, I will be able to have a more objective view but for now, the switch is my favourite.

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Ninfan

just give me gamecube..please.

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Ninfan

DenDen

My list :

7: Wii
6: Gamecube
5: NES
4: N64
Now it gets really hard for me haha they al could be number 1 but have to choose haha
3: Switch
2 WII U
1 SNES

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