30 Most Popular Video Game Consoles of All-Time

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Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, Sega and a few others have generously flooded the world with handheld and home video game consoles over the years. How can one decide which console is alone above the rest? Well, popularity isn’t a bad way to decide, and if we’re going for popularity, sales is an excellent way of distinguishing between big hits and more fringe successes.

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30. Intellivision: Released by Mattel (Yes, the Barbie company) in 1979, Intellivision has sold over 3 million units to date. It was discontinued in 1990, and remained Mattel’s only gaming console ever produced until 2006. It is considered by some as the first 16-bit gaming console.

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29. Color TV-Game: A forgotten Nintendo creation, Color TV-Game sold over 3 million units since its release in 1977. It was the best selling console of the first generation, and actually ran on C batteries, while all models came with an AC adapter.