Video Game Consoles: A video game console is a computer device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game that one or more people can play. In 1972, Magnavox released the Magnavox Odyssey, the first home video game console which could be connected to a TV set.
Best Retro Video Game Consoles of All Time
Please note! Does not contain any consoles released after 2000 (Nintendo Gamecube, Playstation 2, Microsoft Xbox). Also, this list does not contain any handhelds! No Sega Game Gear, no Nintendo Gameboy, no Tetris.
This list was composed in compliance with various lists (20 Best Gaming Consoles, Best Game Systems – Ranked by Gamers, Best Selling Game Consoles and others). It is based on serious research and includes following aspects: Impact to gaming industry, graphical and technological innovations. Sales numbers and popularity are also taken into account.
Top 15 Video Game Consoles Before 2000
15. Sega Saturn
13. Atari Jaguar
10. Neo-Geo AES
09. Magnavox Odyssey
08. Sega Master System
07. Sega Dreamcast
06. Nintendo 64
05. Sega Genesis
04. Super Nintendo
03. Sony Playstation
02. Atari 2600
01. Nintendo NES
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