Ranking the BEST Nintendo Consoles from NES to Switch!

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  • Published on Oct 20, 2019
  • The NES first released over 34 years ago in North America, so I thought it would be fun to look at all Nintendo consoles from the NES to the Nintendo Switch to see what systems are the BEST!
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  • RGT 85
    RGT 85  27 days ago +67

    IF you enjoyed this be sure to like the vid and I'll do more in the future! How do you rank the consoles?

    • Bring me joy-con
      Bring me joy-con 7 days ago

      I fully agree with your rankings bud

    • Sam Crow
      Sam Crow 8 days ago

      I agree about the N64, especially because it had the most wonky controller ever. I loved the GameCube and Switch is hands down my favorite system ever

    • Shelbo 99
      Shelbo 99 24 days ago

      Yes I agree

    • Blitzkrieg
      Blitzkrieg 24 days ago +1

      The Gamecube deserved an "A" RGT 85.

    • Jerk0l0gy cdawg3
      Jerk0l0gy cdawg3 24 days ago

      @RGT85 Yes please do a video of ranking the Nintendo handhelds. And make ranking videos of PS, Sega, and possibly Xbox. Xbox hasn't been around as much as the others. But Microsoft or other PC manufacturers might be another if others are into PC gaming. Idk

  • Kenny B's Gaming
    Kenny B's Gaming 2 days ago

    Please put the Batman Arkham series on the switch ? ! Please Nintendo ?! 🙏🏾

  • Livingtree32
    Livingtree32 5 days ago

    Wow, finally someone who agrees with me on the N64!

  • Livingtree32
    Livingtree32 5 days ago

    Lol, I'm from Europe and no one I knew had Sega consoles, the NES was the most popular console by far

  • Justin credible
    Justin credible 7 days ago

    you really don't know why chat and web browser is not on the switch... hello... they suck at securing their apps... they are scared shitface that it will be exploited... every hacker and their mom is looking at an app or game to exploit to unlock the switch again ;)

  • Jo Antony
    Jo Antony 7 days ago

    Nintendo 64 a C system damn dude slap your self and take this L

  • Jules Badguy
    Jules Badguy 9 days ago

    S - SNES DS GBC
    A - NES GameCube GBA Switch*
    B - N64 Wii 3DS
    C - Wii U
    D - Virtual Boy

  • sonny rossi
    sonny rossi 10 days ago

    doesnt mention joy con drift , and it's on lite too😏..def keeps er out the S TEIR

  • Scott ?
    Scott ? 12 days ago

    snes, switch, and n64 are top 3 for me. then Id say gamecube and original nes then the crap that was wii and wii u

  • MLG Vince250
    MLG Vince250 13 days ago +1

    The Nintendo switch: A rank
    Also the Nintendo Switch:
    has both Cream of the crop games systems on its console.
    ???

  • Trav B
    Trav B 14 days ago

    I love you’re videos but..... get some sleep my friend.

  • Nicole Dorrian
    Nicole Dorrian 14 days ago

    How RGT 85 triggers you n64 c tier also n64 c tier x100000000000000

  • Lei Kim
    Lei Kim 14 days ago

    The nintendo switch

  • Alex Harrison
    Alex Harrison 15 days ago

    I MAY BE BIAS BUT 1 WII S teir

  • shinobiSnax 1
    shinobiSnax 1 16 days ago

    This man is crazy!!!! N64 was absolutely CREAM OF THE CROP!!!!!!

  • common sence
    common sence 16 days ago

    I think the 64 and game cube should of been in the A column And the Nintendo switch should’ve been in the cream of the crop section with the Nintendo and super Nintendo

  • Lion heart
    Lion heart 16 days ago

    Gamecube: C
    Wii: A

  • Yllib
    Yllib 17 days ago

    1:05 "Countries like Europe"

  • Matthew Smith
    Matthew Smith 18 days ago

    N64 is cream of the crop IMO - maybe just looking at it through nostalgia goggles though

  • SnakeVenom3000
    SnakeVenom3000 18 days ago

    I appreciate your opinion and agree with you for the most part, but I have to disagree with you on the N64. I would have to rate it Atleast an A. That’s because while the cartridge media did hold it back from having a lot of third party support from the likes of Square, it still have genre defining games that weren’t matched for a while on the PS1. There wasn’t anything like Super Mario 64 or Ocarina of Time before they came out. Goldeneye proved you could make a good FPS for consoles.
    You also have to look at the hardware innovations it brought such as reintroducing analog control as the primary control method, as well as rumble feedback.
    Everyone has their own opinions and mine is that the N64 deserves to be ranked higher. I don’t think it was the cream of the crop as it wasn’t perfect by a long shot, but it was still a great console.

  • Mr.SmithGNR Smith
    Mr.SmithGNR Smith 19 days ago

    Wind Waker is the second best Zelda game imo

  • Mr.SmithGNR Smith
    Mr.SmithGNR Smith 19 days ago

    Eternal Darkness was one of the coolest gaming experiences I’ve ever had...Metroid Prime too

  • MartinChir
    MartinChir 19 days ago

    As a kid I couldn't believe what I was seeing when playing Goldeneye 64, definitely nothing like it at the time
    I actually couldn't find a single game that left such an impression on the Wii
    RGT, this is a very clinical ranking

  • ThoughT
    ThoughT 19 days ago

    I wasn’t thrilled to see N64 in tier C, but GameCube B instead of A? How dare you. The power of that system combined with the size was astounding. The controller was definitely my favorite at the time, hands down. I worked that little yellow nipple like a master and as a result, I’ve been with my wife for 15 amazing years. THANKS NINTENDO!

  • Joshua Lusk
    Joshua Lusk 19 days ago

    While I agree with everything here, the fact Netflix isn’t on Switch has nothing to do with Nintendo. Netflix has to develop the app, that is out of their control.

  • Tresean Cann
    Tresean Cann 19 days ago

    I just love Nintendo. Period.

  • Golden Thunder
    Golden Thunder 20 days ago +1

    I like mentos And you just read a comment

  • Ecke
    Ecke 20 days ago

    Great Tier list! Reasonable ranking

  • Craig Collins
    Craig Collins 21 day ago

    Switch, best Nintendo console since the SNES!!

  • Wulver
    Wulver 21 day ago

    I would put N64 at Cream of the Crop, then NES/SNES at A and all the rest below that. I really wanted a Switch and was really hyped almost like it was the second coming of N64... but it just didn't provide enough for me to pick up. I'm still waiting for a pro model to actually purchase one.

  • Anthony Lewis
    Anthony Lewis 21 day ago

    NES classics 4 Life super Nintendo me was Zelda and punch out

  • The Gaming Harbinger

    I am enjoying the rankings I am seeing in the comments. N64 should be able to slightly edge out the GameCube. With that being said both consoles were solid.

  • SEANHACKZ
    SEANHACKZ 21 day ago

    the switch lite

  • SEANHACKZ
    SEANHACKZ 21 day ago

    the snes classic the nes classic the wii mini

  • SEANHACKZ
    SEANHACKZ 21 day ago

    the ds the ds lite the dsi and ds xl

  • SEANHACKZ
    SEANHACKZ 21 day ago

    wheres the gameboy the gameboy color the light the pocket the gba the gba the 2ds the 3ds the 3ds xl the 2ds xl

  • Complete Sentences
    Complete Sentences 21 day ago +4

    Get outta my face with that “N64 C-tier system” rating.

  •  22 days ago +1

    The virtual boy wasn't a home console...

  • itsalolmor
    itsalolmor 22 days ago

    Wii on B tier, underrated console? It is to this day Nintendo's best-selling console...

  • Stephen O'Brien
    Stephen O'Brien 22 days ago

    1. Gamecube
    2. Snes
    3. WiiU
    4. N64
    5. Nes
    6. Wii
    7. Switch

  • Raccoon City Police
    Raccoon City Police 22 days ago

    i disagree I don't need netflix and stuff on all my consoles.

  • Shlongkie
    Shlongkie 22 days ago

    Bruh gamecube is A or higher

  • C Robinson
    C Robinson 23 days ago +1

    I disagree with some of your rankings, I believe the Switch and Wii should have been cream of the crop.
    You can look to impact on the market, games available (Wii had a lot of hidden gems and Metal Jesus Rocks would back me up on that.), and just general sales numbers. GameCube would be an A. It lacked a robust online library but it was online compatible. GameCube was also comparable in power and performance more so then the PS2, a lot of great exclusives, and a controller still used today. Finally N64 I would place in the B category for a number of high profile hits still enjoyed and revered today as standard bearers like Mario 64, Zelda, Goldeneye, and Star Fox 64.

  • Grimnewt89
    Grimnewt89 23 days ago

    I would move wii to cream of the crop. It sold so well and is such a good console. It has so many good games to. The N64 should be with B tier or A tier that console did so much

  • Mathew Dempsey
    Mathew Dempsey 23 days ago

    You’re a fool. Switch is cream of the crop, wii and GameCube are A, and n64 is B

  • SteMCFC79
    SteMCFC79 23 days ago

    "Countries like Europe"

  • Eric Schmidt
    Eric Schmidt 23 days ago

    Wonder if Shawn hypes himself up before a video. So much energy.

  • Lucas van Hout
    Lucas van Hout 23 days ago

    you forgot the tv game 6 and the handhelds.

  • Lucas van Hout
    Lucas van Hout 23 days ago

    1:00 they couldn’t do it with out R.O.B. the robot.

  • Not a Gamer
    Not a Gamer 23 days ago

    I love the wiiU. Backwards compatibilty and from techinical pov not very far from switch...

  • Josh Counsil
    Josh Counsil 23 days ago

    You must be on drugs man the n64 gave us multiple games that are top 20 games ever made

  • Kyle Joseph
    Kyle Joseph 23 days ago

    How does n64 land a c tier? Definitely A tier

  • VergoBlue
    VergoBlue 23 days ago

    I had a lot of fun playing The force unleashed on the Nintendo Wii. Great video, thanks.

  • mike santini
    mike santini 23 days ago

    N64 over ps1 still

  • mike santini
    mike santini 23 days ago

    I still love n64

  • Kuuhazan
    Kuuhazan 23 days ago

    How do you rank perfection?

  • Danny Richie
    Danny Richie 23 days ago

    Ok now do PlayStation

  • Infinityeight
    Infinityeight 23 days ago +1

    You got the N64 completely wrong by comparing it to playstation.
    Snes and N64 are the 2 best Nintendo consoles ever!

  • Bobby Hernandez
    Bobby Hernandez 23 days ago

    N64 is an all time classic ... it’s games defined 3D platforming, 4 players out of the box, the first console analog stick and some of the greatest games of all time.

  • Bobby Hernandez
    Bobby Hernandez 23 days ago

    What part of NY are you from I know you e said you live in DE these days in your videos.