Which system won this generation to you?

Discussion in 'General Gaming Discussion' started by Lurker2, Oct 29, 2012.

  1. Nintendo's Wii

    49 vote(s)
  2. Sony's Playstation 3

    28 vote(s)
  3. Microsofts Xbox 360

    30 vote(s)
  1. Lurker2

    Lurker2 Banned!

    Sep 7, 2012
    United States
    Profit wise Nintendo won so don't argue about profits.
    Profit wise it is

    Inflation and Microsoft's ED division include multiple items such as the Zune so the numbers are only accurate to a certain degree.
    _______Playstation ______Nintendo _______Microsoft
    FY 2000 $722,000,000 ____$1,368,207,547
    FY 2001 -$449,000,000____$677,000,000
    FY 2002 $629,000,000 ____$896,000,000 ___-$1,135,000,000
    FY 2003 $935,000,000 ____$834,000,000 ___-$1,191,000,000
    FY 2004 $627,000,000 ____$993,000,000 ___-$1,337,000,000
    FY 2005 $419,000,000 ____$1,056,000,000 __-$539,000,000
    FY 2006 $69,000,000 _____$774,000,000 ____-$1,339,000,000
    FY 2007 -$1,971,000,000 __$1,914,000,000 __-$1,969,000,000
    FY 2008 -$1,080,000,000 __$4,323,000,000 ___$426,000,000
    FY 2009 -$664,000,000 ____$5,691,000,000 __$169,000,000
    FY 2010 $429,000,000 ____$2,500,000,000 ___$679,000,000
    FY 2011 $435,000,000 ____$946,000,000 _____$1,320,000,000
    Q1 2012 -$45.000,000 ____-$220,000,000 ____$352,000,000
    Q2 2012________________________ $528,000,000
    Total __-$56,000,000 _____$20,384,000,000 __-$4.032,000,000
    G6 ____$2,883,000,000 ___$4,456,000,000 ___-$4,202,000,000
    G7 ____-$2,827,000,000 ___$15,928,000,000 __$166,000,000

    Wii Exclusives.
    Animal Crossing City Folk
    Another Code R
    Arc Rise Fantasia
    Battalion Wars 2
    A Boy and His Blob
    Castlevania Rebirth
    The Conduit 1-2
    Contra ReBirth
    Deadly Creatures
    Donkey Kong Country Returns
    Epic Mickey
    Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles Series
    Fire Emblem Radiant Dawn
    Gradius ReBirth
    Harvest Moon Series
    House of the Dead 2-3-Overkill
    Kirby's Series
    The Last Story
    The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword
    Mario Kart Wii
    Metroid Prime: Trilogy
    Metroid Other M
    New Super Mario Bros. Wii
    Nights Journey of Dreams
    No More Heroes 1-2
    Pandora's Tower
    Pokémon Series
    Red Steel 1-2
    Rune Factory Frontier
    Samurai Warriors Katana
    Sin & Punishment Star Successor
    Sonic Series
    Super Mario Galaxy 1-2
    Super Paper Mario
    Super Smash Bros. Brawl
    Tales of Symphonia Dawn of the New World
    Tatsunoko vs. Capcom Ultimate All-Stars
    Trauma Center Series
    Valhalla Knights Eldar Saga
    Wario Land Shake It
    WarioWare Smooth Moves
    Wii Series
    Xenoblade Chronicles
    Zack & Wiki Quest for Barbaros' Treasure

    PS3 Exclusives
    3D Dot Game Heroes
    Atelier Series
    Demon's Souls
    God of War III
    Gran Turismo 5
    Heavy Rain
    Infamous 1-2-Festival of Blood
    Killzone 2-3
    The Last of Us
    Linger in Shadows
    LittleBigPlanet Series
    Metal Gear Solid 4
    MotorStorm Series
    Ratchet & Clank Series
    Resistance 1-2-3
    Siren Blood Curse
    Tales from Space About a Blob
    Tales of Xillia 1-2
    The Unfinished Swan
    Time Crisis 4-Razing Storm
    Tokyo Jungle
    Twisted Metal
    Uncharted 1-2-3
    Valkyria Chronicles
    White Knight Chronicles 1-2
    Wipeout HD
    Yakuza 3-4

    360 Exclusives
    Ace Combat 6
    Banjo-Kazooie Nuts & Bolts
    Blue Dragon
    Crackdown 1-2
    Dead or Alive 4
    DeaD Rising 1
    Fable 2-Journey
    Forza 2-3-4
    Gears of War 2-3-Judgement
    Geometry Wars 2
    The Gunstringer
    Halo Series
    Infinite Undiscovery
    Kinect Series
    Lost Odyssey
    Saints Row 1
    Shadow Complex
    'Splosion Man
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  2. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

    Dec 10, 2009
    Can be rephrased to

    "What's your favourite 7th gen console"
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  3. Lurker2

    Lurker2 Banned!

    Sep 7, 2012
    United States
    I really want to edit the poll and add various things but alas I cannot. I'm sorry if this seems confusing but as you said I meant generation 7 devices.
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  4. soulx

    soulx GBAtemp Legend

    Apr 4, 2009
    The Wii.

    Yes, I'm serious.

    95% of the games that are great on the PS3/360 can be played on the PC and that isn't even part of any generation (endlessly changing like the immortal beast that it is).

    The Wii brought motion-controls to the mainstream (used well in games like Red Steel 2, Wii Sports Resort and Skyward Sword). It had stellar third-party games like Monster Hunter Tri, GoldenEye 007 and Murumasa. It had the best 3D platformers ever made (Super Mario Galaxy 1/2) and a load of other stellar first-party exclusives (Xenoblade, NSMB. Wii, Smash Bros. Brawl).

    It definitely is the best console for me this gen (although I perfectly understand how some prefer the PS3/360 to it).
  5. KingVamp

    KingVamp Haaah-hahahaha!

    Sep 13, 2009
    United States
    I'm not sure myself, I understand where you coming from. If the Wii had the same hardware to play ps3/360 games plus what it had/adds,
    it would surely be a win for it.
  6. Gahars

    Gahars Bakayaro Banzai

    Aug 5, 2011
    United States
    New Jersey
    I'd say it's between the PS3 and the 360, so it comes down to personal preferences.

    While both are great consoles, and the PS3 has a great library of exclusives, I still tip my hat to the 360. Microsoft's console has the superior controller and the superior online service (plus, getting ME1 5 years earlier helps its case, too).
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  7. DinohScene

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    Oct 11, 2011
    360 for me.

    PS3 might have "better graphic capabilities" but the 360 just wins it for me on the controller area.
    Besides I like the 360 more then the PS3.
    Otherwise I wouldn't be spamming in the 360 hacking area ;p
  8. lokomelo

    lokomelo Edson Arantes do Nascimento

    Aug 19, 2009
    São Paulo
    Video games are made for profit. You say that you dont want to discuss profit, but this is just the right measure.

    When wii was released, one of the slogans was "cheap and fun". At that time I thought that it was a step on wrong direction, but since Mario Kart release the things became clearer Wii is about fun and not performance. Xbox, and PS3 games are fun too, but they demand more from the player, more focus. more time and maybe this goes against the modern way of life.
    I think that the technological limitations was, ironicaly, one of the causes of Wii's success.
  9. 431unknown

    431unknown Greatness Awaits

    Sep 29, 2008
    United States
    I won because I got to play alot of great games.
  10. narutofan777

    narutofan777 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Mar 27, 2010
    the best console for me is the ps3. best exclusives and its getting 4 more that I know of. ff versus, the last of us, beyond, nino kuni.
  11. Lurker2

    Lurker2 Banned!

    Sep 7, 2012
    United States
    It isn't that I don't want it discussed, I don't want an argument about it. I put the numbers out there so there is no reason for someone to say well MS made more money than Nintendo when it didn't etc.
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  12. Ethevion

    Ethevion Wannabe Artist

    Sep 23, 2010
    For me it's the XBox 360 mainly thanks to the Forza series. There are other games I play, but they aren't exclusive so I wont mention them. Close behind the 360 is the Wii for only 1 game. Pokemon Rumble! I know that sounds ridiculous but I had an insane amount of fun with that game. New Super Mario Bros. was another great game on there. I wont say PS3 is bad because it definitely isn't, but it just isn't what I like.
  13. xwatchmanx

    xwatchmanx The Dark Souls of GBAtemp

    Feb 13, 2012
    United States
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Precisely. If sales aren't being considered, then I really don't see how else anyone can argue which console "won" this generation, aside from personal preference.
    The Wii was my favorite console too and I agree with most of your points here, but I don't think it's fair to say "95% of PS3/360 games can be played on the PC," as a reason. Considering the need for gaming PCs which so many people don't have, it's essentially a console itself for the sake of this discussion (why isn't it one of the options in the poll)? You might as well be saying "95% of PS3/PC games can be played on the 360," and it would be just as weightless of an argument. Just my $0.02.
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  14. EbraamMorcos

    EbraamMorcos GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 1, 2012
    United States
    ps3 because of the uncharted series
  15. Hells Malice

    Hells Malice Are you a bully?

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    Apr 9, 2009
    That's my vote. Despite using my 360 infinitely more, hell I even used my Wii more...VC completely sold the PS3 as my favorite console this gen, alone. But it also had other gems like Demon's Souls and Tales of Graces F to back it up as well.
  16. EbraamMorcos

    EbraamMorcos GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 1, 2012
    United States
    the uncharted series will always live in our hearts.
  17. Clarky

    Clarky Don't you know who I think I am?

    Oct 4, 2007
    United States
    I would probably go for the Wii myself. As mentioned before a good selection of what I wanted to play from the 360 and PS3 was availble on the pc and despite the Wii's short comings I do believe some devs did work well around the limitations. Somewhere between the lines of the Wii retail games, VC selection and WiiWare i really enjoyed it for all it's worth and am quite happy to move onto the Wii U now
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  18. Ron

    Ron somehow a weeb now.

    Dec 10, 2009
    The Uncharted series isn't dead, it's not only living in your hearts, it's living in real life..
    Then again, a game franchise has no life to begin with.
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  19. ThatDudeWithTheFood

    ThatDudeWithTheFood TRIANGLEZ

    Mar 9, 2009
    United States
    PS3 with a close second Xbox 360.

    Wii was good but I just couldn't find joy in any of the games.
  20. EbraamMorcos

    EbraamMorcos GBAtemp Regular

    Jul 1, 2012
    United States
    the uncharted series is living in my heart right now, weather its alive or not.
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