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Old 25 January 2018, 19:41   #1
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The Greatest Game Systems of All Time

This month Retrogamer magazine has a "Greatest Game Systems of All Time" feature based on reader votes. The Amiga was in sixth place out of thirty systems but was the highest place computer.

1. SNES
2. Mega Drive
3. PlayStation
4. Dreamcast
5. PlayStation 2
6. Amiga 500
7. Nintendo 64
8. Commodore 64
9. Xbox 360
10. NES

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Old 25 January 2018, 20:55   #2
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N° 8 is missing in the list. It was ?

Nice to see that the C64 was n° 7.
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Old 25 January 2018, 21:03   #3
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Sorry, I've fixed the list!
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Old 25 January 2018, 21:24   #4
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booooo.....I'm calling it rigged! we should be numero uno!
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Old 25 January 2018, 21:30   #5
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Amiga wasn't all about games. I say: good score
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I would say that The Greatest Game Systems of All Time were arcade machines.
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Old 25 January 2018, 21:44   #7
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Even if i love Amiga for nostalgic reason, i owned a Playstation too

And some games on that machines are the ones i remember much more:
Crash Bandicoot, Resident Evil, Tomb Raider, Abe's Oddysee and the marvellous Parasite Eve 2
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Old 25 January 2018, 21:46   #8
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I would say that The Greatest Game Systems of All Time were arcade machines.
Me too
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Old 25 January 2018, 21:57   #9
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but amiga is better because we got all the best USGold/Tiertex arcade conversions.
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Old 25 January 2018, 21:59   #10
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Hahahahaha, so true
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Amiga is lucky to be in such a chart at all.
Lots of nostalgia playing the part here.
Also no mention of the Wii, which I think is top ten material, more than the SNES.

Big BLAH.
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Sorry, I've fixed the list!
No problem
Anyway, both C= computer get good scores.

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I would say that The Greatest Game Systems of All Time were arcade machines.
Agree but, with the passing of time, was a quite expensive one (I would be rich if I had not inserted all my coins... ).
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Old 25 January 2018, 22:10   #13
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The rest of the list is:

11. ZX Spectrum
12. Game Boy
13. Gamecube
14. Saturn
15. Game Boy Advance
16. PC
17. Atari 2600
18. DS
19. Master System
20. Wii
21. Xbox
22. PlayStation 4
23. PlayStation 3
24. PC Engine
25. Neo-Geo AES
26. PSP
27. 3DS
28. CPC 464
29. Lynx
30. Switch
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Quite how the N64 got rated so high i dont know, i owned one, and bar a couple dozen great games it pales against even the Saturn, plus my eyes are still sore from its awful foggy low res gfx! Im looking at you Int Superstar Soccer!
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Old 25 January 2018, 23:06   #15
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that poll is lol

C64 > N64
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Old 25 January 2018, 23:15   #16
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I had not even noticed the N64 in there. N64 was garbage.
This list is totally useless
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I had not even noticed the N64 in there. N64 was garbage.
This list is totally useless
Yeah, no mention of Jay Miner's previous EXCELLENT hardware, the Atari 400/800/XL/XE - all we get is mention of the SHITTY 2600 which was inferior on so many levels, yet is so fondly remembered, and I cannot figure out why.
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I had not even noticed the N64 in there. N64 was garbage.
This list is totally useless
Like the magazine it was published in.
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Well any top list is going to be pretty subjective. You can use objective criteria like hardware specifications relative to other systems of the time, but good hardware alone does not make a great gaming system (as shown by the 3DO).
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Yeah, no mention of Jay Miner's previous EXCELLENT hardware, the Atari 400/800/XL/XE
Are you sure you are in the right forum? All I see you post about lately is Atari 4/8/XE/L

Also no place in there for such things, the 2600 was indeed revolutionary in it being probably the first product that made it massively to consumer's homes and brought games to the living room. Yes there were consoles before, but none with the wide impact the 2600 had.
This is why it is fondly remembered.
Again, as you have in the past with the C64, criticizing you "don't get" because you never tried it, comes off rather close-minded.

The list is about gaming, not about which system is best in technology.

The list is shit anyway so whatever
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