thaddius' Console Roast 2014 Edition: Introduction

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  1. thaddius
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    Hey y'all.

    Some of you might remember my Console Classic of 2012 where I asked you, the members of GBATemp, to vote your favourite console of each generation. The polls were dominated by Nintendo consoles, the PS2 being the only post-NES exception.

    Now we're going to go a different route.

    Starting next Thursday, February 13th, I will be running a similar poll. The brackets will be the same - each console generation will be put to a vote. The difference? We're not voting for our favourite console. We're voting for the worst console of all time.

    So stay tuned folks. And for now, why not share some predictions on what you think the worst console is?
     


  2. Foxi4

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    Can't wait for all the Nintendo bias to seep into the polls. Dis gon b gud... :tpi:
     
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  3. emigre

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    IN B4 PS1 is voted worst console of all time.
     
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  4. Foxi4

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    Fixed that for you, most users weren't even born in PS1 days. :P

    I jest, I jest - still, this is going to be interesting. There's a number of absolute failures that come to mind, both in the "just terribly bad" and the "what a disappointment" categories. :)
     
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    Well, I'll be looking forward to it.
    The console classic one was pretty sweet!
     
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    A great concept yet again! I'll be waiting for the results and may even do some kind of writing based on it.

    If Nintendo dominated many of the generations as the best, will it also dominate as the worst? A good question in my opinion since they had great games, but in general they were far and few compared to others in a few generations..
     
  7. thaddius
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    It's the handheld category that'll be the most fruitful I expect...
     
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    I forgot
    Gosh, can't wait to see all the Nintenyea...*reads Foxi's post*
    :ninja:
     
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    Looking forward to this!
     
  10. sanoblue

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    [​IMG]

    WINNER!
     
  11. Taleweaver

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    The virtual boy is my nominee for worst handheld.

    On the consoles...hard guess. The top spot will probably be reserved for some obscure first or second generation console that most gamers of today have, at best, vaguely heard about.
     
  12. Foxi4

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    Yeah, provided you can classify that... thing... as a handheld. :tpi: That, and... well, there's the R-Zone... Then again, the R-Zone didn't cause vomiting or severe headaches... so it lacked in the features department in comparison.


    Oh come on... I'm sure there are worse ones out there. At least the Jaguar was innovative - the 5200 failed at everything*. :rofl2:



    *EXCEPT the convenient Rolling Rock Beer compartment where you could store your beer in the (likely) event of getting depressed
     
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    I forgot
    >Worst Handheld
    >Not the Tiger Game.Com
    lolpls
     
  14. Foxi4

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    It wasn't that bad... all things considered. I mean... it had games... that you could play... somewhat. Tiger released worse abominations prior to the Terrible.Com. ;O;
     
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    How can it be anything other than the Philips CDi or Memorex VIS?
     
  16. Nah3DS

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    can't wait to vote every single Sony console just to piss off the >7000 posts cool kids of gbatemp
     
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    Ah Thaddius, I recognized your name, welcome back! I'll vote very often of course, although I must say I won't even know 80% of the consoles involved. I'll try to not vote if I really don't know any console.
     
  18. thaddius
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    Heh. I never left... but thank you. :)

    I'm going to encourage people to do a little research, especially with the first couple of generations. We'll see if that pans out...
     
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    Jaguar... claimed to be a 64 bit game system... nope.... 32 bit sound and 32bit video handled by 2 separate chips still = 32bit lol
    much less that is the most useless controller lol.... freaking phone keypad >.<

    [​IMG]
     
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    I don't think they Virtual Boy should be in it, it was only out for 6 months.