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Post by Spooky » Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:28 am

NES, definitely. Some of the greatest games ever are on this system, and you have a VERY wide range of games... And there aren't too many buttons on the pad! :lol:
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Post by ShadowMan » Wed Dec 12, 2007 3:39 am

Ultimately I would have to say the Super Nintendo.
It houses some of my favorite games ever released on a console and not only that it has an enormous variety of genres to choose from.
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Post by Emperor Fossil » Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:05 am

I'll go for the xbox, modded and crammed with emulator goodness.

...or is that cheating? :)

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Post by Dudley » Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:05 am

StarEye wrote:Am I allowed to take backwards compatibility into consideration when choosing? If so, the decision would end up on a PS2. The grand library of PS1 AND PS2 games makes it the best console on the planet.
Wouldn't a PS3 really be your choice then? Almost all PS1, 90% of PS2 and whatever makes it to PS3 by 2012 or so.
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Post by batman877 » Wed Dec 12, 2007 4:14 am

My choices:

Mid 80's to early 90's: Amstrad CPC 6128
Early-mid 90's: The best generation - all so close but, SNES first, Amiga second then Megadrive
Late 90's: Playstation 1 (N64 a close second)
Last gen: Nintendo Gamecube
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Post by will2097 » Wed Dec 12, 2007 7:30 am

Chipped PS2, with a Hard Drive.

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Post by Bub&Bob » Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:11 am

If you could run homebrew on the PS3 then that would be my choice - so, will have to go for the PSP (which currently lets me play C64, ZX Spec, CPC, Vic20, NES, SNES, Gameboy, GBA, Megadrive, Master System, Atari 2600, 7800 :lol: )
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Post by GarryG » Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:30 am

SirClive wrote:It would probably be Xbox 360 for me. Great modern grames, great live arcade, great online play.
But would you say that in 5 years time ;)

Dreramcast for me: because of the diversity of both commercial games, ports and emulators available.

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Post by SirClive » Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:59 am

Why wouldn't I say that in 5 years? No reason at all to suspect not. No matter how much M$ are the devil, they came up trumps with the 360. Not the best looking console ever but for my money the best.

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Post by Antiriad2097 » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:08 am

SirClive wrote:Why wouldn't I say that in 5 years?
Because your 360 will be dead by then, having RRODed ;)
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Post by SirClive » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:10 am

My 360 has run perfectly for the 9 months I have had it.

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Post by jimbo_too » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:12 am

Not everybody's 360 is going to die, y'know.
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Post by MikeHaggar » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:33 am

I predict that by the year 2487, there will be no working X360's left ;)

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Post by Sega2006 » Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:46 am

By 2487 I predict there will be bugger all left.
For me it would be the Saturn as it was there first and it will be the last console I would sell out of my collection and only if it was life or death.

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