Which 6th gen console was your fave?

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It was

PS2
20
33%
Xbox
15
25%
GameCube
13
22%
Dreamcast
12
20%
 
Total votes: 60

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by silvergunner » Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:05 am

Really good but tough question.

It's also made me realise it's the last gen I bought all the consoles out at the time due to me wanting games so bad on all of them.

The order I got them was DC, Game Cube, Xbox then PS2.

If I had to pick one it would probably be the xbox even though the cube runs very close due to Resident Evil alone. I got a 360 on launch due to liking the original machine so much. I never generally buy consoles on launch day. I'm still to upgrade from the 360 due to the sheer amount of games I still want to play.

The DC I had a lot of fun on and the PS2 was very important due to the sheer number of games. I'm not a huge fan of JRPG's though and I prefered the Capcom fighters on the DC with the official arcade stick. Also Code Veronica was a game I wanted so much at the time.


Certainly the market is more level now with most of the same games available across the board. Unless of course your wanting Nintendos output.

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by General Opulence » Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:21 am

I owned them all at one stage during their cycle, the Dreamcast and Xbox coming out top for me, between them they had the best arcade games, best online play, plus i must be the only one that hates the Playstation controllers! they were ok for PS1 games, but the left analogue is in the wrong place for me! :lol:

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by AceGrace » Mon Sep 19, 2016 7:44 am

PS2 for me. It was the place to be for SNK conversions and also for JRPG's like Disgaea etc.....

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by necronom » Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:18 pm

Easily the PS2. The others might as well not exist, as I never saw them, or played on them.
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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by English Invader » Mon Sep 19, 2016 12:29 pm

You can't beat the Cube.

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by Shinobi » Mon Sep 19, 2016 1:34 pm

Hard question as they all had exclusive Triple A titles..

Nobody was as outspoken about the Xbox then me but after being given a modded crystal x box loaded with emulators for free off Aztecca, I'd say the X Box.. Really good Mame and BOR emulators and getting to play all the scrolling fighters gets played more than anything..

Got the most fun from the PS2 as it had the largest selection of games that appealed to me..
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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by thingonaspring » Tue Sep 20, 2016 2:34 am

I always see the DC as a pre-generation console, because it was out so much earlier than the others :D

I moved from there to the Xbox, which is one of my favourite machines ever, then my (now ex) wife bought me a gamecube for my birthday, which had some fun games on it. Never really got on that well with the PS2 in all honesty, unlike the PS3. Still got a huge stack of PS2 games to look at, but not a lot of enthusiasm for it really.

Xbox > DC > Gamecube > PS2 for me.

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by markopoloman » Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:32 am

Was never a Nintendo fan - until the Cube arrived. Cube was a fantastic little machine - so got my vote.
We had a PS2 at the time and it just seemed - so generic.
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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by kiwimike » Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:20 am

Wow close poll. I think that reflects the excellence and quality that entire generation had.

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by English Invader » Wed Sep 21, 2016 5:06 am

kiwimike wrote:Wow close poll. I think that reflects the excellence and quality that entire generation had.
Agreed.

One interesting fact is that both the PS3 (86m) and the PS4 (40m) have long since outsold the original XBox (24m).

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by The Beans » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:13 am

English Invader wrote:One interesting fact is that both the PS3 (86m) and the PS4 (40m) have long since outsold the original XBox (24m).
What is interesting about this fact? :?
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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by BennyTheGreek » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:18 am

most difficult question ever

I cannot choose....

PS2 - Shadow of The Colossus
Xbox - Battlefield 2 Modern Combat
Gamecube - Super Monkey Ball - Monkey Target
Dreamcast - Rez

each machine has amazing games, I own all of them and still play on them

Its a four way tie....

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by stvd » Wed Sep 21, 2016 7:44 am

The Beans wrote:
English Invader wrote:One interesting fact is that both the PS3 (86m) and the PS4 (40m) have long since outsold the original XBox (24m).
What is interesting about this fact? :?
Yeah, I'm not sure what's interesting about that.
Pretty sure the Xbox outsold the Gamecube.
One console sold more than another?!?! :shock:
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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by Sephiroth81 » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:06 am

:roll: @ stvd and Beans. Its not overly interesting seeing people being so dour and negative on message boards all the time either. Lighten up, for your own sake, if not for everyone else.

Anyways...THATS A REALLY INTERESTING FACT ENGLISHINVADER! :D

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Re: Which 6th gen console was your fave?

Post by learnedrobb » Wed Sep 21, 2016 8:08 am

I went with the Dreamcast, but it was a close call between that and the GameCube.

Rather sadly, apart from the 2 Shenmue games, I don't think we ever got to see developers really stretch the DC to it's limits. It sure would have been interesting to see what could have bene achieved with another year or two of games behind it.
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