IGN's Top 25 Videogame Consoles: 5-2
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This list is just bunk. IGN failed miserably on this entire series.
Before all the rest of the "IGN FAILZ" comments..note this is just THEIR...ehem...OPINION.
It's my opinion that their opinion fails. "Atari 2600 > SNES/PS2" = Fail Looks like NES will get the #1 spot. I can live with that. I wouldn't put it there, but I can see why someone would.
Well yeah it's there opinion.. Iits also my opinion to say this list is crap and they obviously got it everything on this ere list wrong.
Seriously? PS2 is at number 3?! They failed in many things on this list. I give this an EPIC FACEPALM!! Im not visiting your site ever again IGN. You're supposed to be gamers!! I need not recite why PS2 needs to at least be number 2.
If you dont think IGN is biased i dont know what to say. 1st 360 is supposely better then playstation 1 and that article PS3 is in last place in Japan.
I would have to have the 360 a few notches higher. Being the first high def gaming machine on the market opened up a whole new world of gaming for myself. High resolution graphics and impressive graphics for that matter. Not only that but the world of online gaming has never been the same since it was released. Sure, you can say that MS took bits and pieces from this and that but the truth is, they set the standard and raised the bar. For that, I believe it deserves a bit more respect. Personally, my first next gen. experience was playing Dead Rising. I have never seen anything like it. So many zombies on screen, complete freedom (for the most part) and a sense of humor that was right up my alley (stick toy masks and cones on zombies heads still has me laughing). The graphics were great. When you look at what the 360 has bought to the table, I am very excited to see what is next. What innovations will Sony and MS and even Nintendo build upon this?
I have been gaming since my mom and dad bought me Pong from Sears in the late 70's. This list is arguably the worst list I have ever seen. Without question the SNES or PS2 should have been awarded the top spot. I loved the 2600. It was one of my favorite consoles back in a day but no way should it be rated higher then the PS2 or SNES. We know the NES is going to get the top spot. Personally I wouldn't have it in my top 5. IMO IGN just lost what little credibility they had left. Isn't there a gaming site worth a damn anymore?
How does one who reports gaming news lose credibility over an opinionated piece? "They report gaming news but I don't like their opinion therefore they have no credibility!" o.O
They did awards for E3, and they gave Alan Wake 'Best Action Platformer' over Uncharted 2 and GoW3. Funny thing is, Alan Wake's emphasis isn't even on Action, in the interview w/ the devs they have posted on their site they go on to say Alan Wake is supposed to be the Anti-Action hero(he does fight w/ a flashlight after all)
not to be a fanboy but wow. IGN really doesn't like the PlayStation brand do they? IGN wouldn't be popular today if it wasn't for PlayStation. PS brought gaming to the masses. I think IGN forgets that. I'm also tired of the 2 years without games consoles being called "teh great Game console crash" It was 2 f'ing years that we didn't have game consoles, get over it. It was bound to happen sooner or later, Nintendo just happend ro be the company to "save" the industry. Nintendo hasn't done much for the industry since the 64. But..... you know..... That's MY OPINION. Hey if IGN is alowed to have their flawed opinion so can I.
5: Sega Genesis 4: SNES 3: PS2 2: Atari 2600 Number 1 will be the NES. Discuss.
I gotta say, I was sure PS2 would be 1.
What could possibly be number 1, all the good ones have gone! And how did the 2600 beat out the SNES and PS2!? No! Just No!
It's the NES http://uk.gear.ign.com/dor/... Why do folk like SNES and NES better than Megadrive/Genesis, it had SO many more better games. Sonic 1,2,3, Streets of rage 1,2,3, Toejam and earl, RoadRash 1,2,3, Flashback, Ristar. and that's only a few! And WTF was up with the NES pad, it was square!! lol
Ahh right! Well NES is alright at number one but Atari 2600 should not have been anywhere near number 2.
The Atari 2600 was a big influence on the video game console industry. It was huge back in the day. That's how I got into gaming.
It was my first console too. I actually have a few games just a couple of feet away and the console tucked away somewhere but it's nowhere near as good as the NES, SNES or PS2.
5-2? I wonder what could possibly be the number 1 spot. Are we going to get ANOTHER news article for the top spot? Give me a break. Perhaps it's a chess board. It could still surprise us.
The Atari 2600 beat the PS2? What?
FTW...kids nowadays just wouldn't understand...
NES was what I grew up on and while it was a great console, the amount of garbage games with Nintendo's seal of approval was horrifying. I would not personally put it as my #1 console but some of the best games I've ever played are on NES.
I can understand the nes beating the ps2 and the snes a little but the 2600 that is just utter crap this list should be on screwattacks most failed lists ever! Gametrailers made the best list so far like in my video comment. 2600 even led to the video game crash of the late 80s.
NES should have been 2nd while PS2 should have gotten First
my list 1. PS3 2. Xbox got me into hardcore gaming 3. 360 4. PS2 5. PS1 Most people will disagree but i don't care its my opinion
Ha! That was funny, good one!
Worse than Extream Fanboy websites...... wtf look at the fondest xbox 360 moments. 1. Falling asleep during a boring game. 2. the RROD. Good one IGN you failed while making yourself look like asshats
Fail-GN The top 5 systems goes to: 1. SNES/PS2 2. PS2/SNES 3. PS1 4. NES 5. Genesis
I don't mind atari 2600 on there because of it's contribution to gaming in general, but the highest selling system of all time (ps2) should have been at least #2
Looks like a list Chobot would do, not a true gamers. Fail
I had all consoles of the top five, and i can say that the 2600 was fun at the time, it is NOT better than the PS2 or SNES. Although the NES was great, i hated the square controller.
I'm glad the NES got it.I am happy with Nintendo or Sega consoles winning it. However I am quite disappointed in IGN since they put the PS2 ahead of Genesis and SNES.PS2 was a very overrated system
No its not, its got some of the best games of all time. It's not overrated at all douche magooch
BUT my top 5: 1. SNES/PS2 (your choice) 2. PS2/SNES (your choice) 3. NES 4. PS1 5. Sega Genesis
Those consoles are the gold standard.
What sh1t is she smokin and where can I get some?
How much you want to beat that she made this list herself without anyone elses help and she owns 1-4 consoles. Whatever, looking at the order 25 through 2 is in, I wouldn't be suprised if the Jaguar got first.
Fail fail fail fail fail fail fail uberfail.
in fact the only thing that puzzles me is 360's spot on that list, how did it get that spot when PS3 got all the way in 2-digits? If online capabilities is the reason, they could have easily placed the original Xbox on that number but why 360? The rest of the list mainly assigns consoles in their respective spots because they are classics, but 360 is not, 360 and PS3 should have been within close proximity of each other: judging by the pattern.
My original top 10 prediction list: 1) PS2 (3rd actual) 2) NES (1st actual) 3) Atari 2600 (2nd actual) 4) SNES (right on the money) 5) Genesis (right on the money) 6) PS1 (7th actual) 7) Wii (10th actual) 8) Xbox 360 (6th actual) 9) N64 (right on the money) 10) Dreamcast (8th actual) I really thought the NES and PS2 were a lock for the top two spots.
IGN cant make a list like this. This is dumb i think. To many good consoles, no one console is the best or worst. There is just good and bad consoles. Anything before Nintendo does not count for me so. GOOD Nintendo Super Nintendo Nintendo 64 Nintendo Gamecube Nintendo Wii Nintendo DS Gameboy/Color/Advance Sega Genesis/Sega CD Sega Dreamcast Playstation 1,2,3 PSP/PSP Go Xbox BAD Xbox 360
How could they have even added the Atari Jaguar on the list? I mean it is one of the most notorious fails of a console of all time. That alone discredits this entire list in my opinion. Not to mention the 360 being ranked higher than PS1. What is that all about. I'd say if anything PS1 should have been in the top 5 like this. 5. Atari 2600, 4. PS1, 3. Super NES, 2. PS2, 1. NES.
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