What was the first console you bought with your own money?

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2 years ago#331
GCN for $199.
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2 years ago#332
GameCube, technically Xbox 360 but I'll say gamcube but it was off money given as gifts
2 years ago#333
Any one get a NGC bundle with the rare Zeldas? Hindsight is 20/20! Oh well 3ds's dont't have physical games.
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2 years ago#334
yorost posted...
Atari 2600, love that system. First one I bought that I hadn't previously played due to my dad was either the Jaguar or the GBA.


Did you pay under 50 bucks? 50 BUCKS!!! Well isn't that nice.

I would have to say a SNES after the one I got for christmas was stolen a few years later. Over the years I've added a super gameboy (kinda a system in itself), GBA, 3DS, launch day PS2 (still running fine) 2 PS3's (used 60gig fatty then a slim when it died a 3rd time), Gamecube, 2 Dreamcasts (1 still in the box if my orginal dies), PSP, and an Xbox.
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2 years ago#335
Probably the Gameboy pocket, with some holiday money.

As far as home consoles go, the Dreamcast.
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2 years ago#336
My second Playstation 2 after my first one broke. I would have been about 17. I bought a GameCube off a mate very soon after to play REmake and RE0.

Before that my parents had bought me at various Christmas' and Birthdays:

Megadrive (Genesis)
Gameboy Colour
Playstation
Playstation 2
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2 years ago#337
xbox 360 then ps3 then xbox one
2 years ago#338
PS1
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2 years ago#339
My parents got me the nintendo and snes my first purchase was 3do i put it on layaway and cut extra lawns just to play Gex the most baddass mascott and way of the warrior naughty dogs first classic plus there was chess wars.
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2 years ago#340
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3DO, those never got cheap. I remember in '93 costing some $600. Thankfully, the PSone hype started shortly there after, so I never got the idea of saving up for one.

Makes you appreciate today's market where systems are released @ a moderate cost. PS4 is $400 and ONE is $500. Adjusted for inflation, it's a considerable difference in price. But, what a PC cost in '93.

How does deflation with consoles work? Do parts get that much cheaper? Or does Sony just take a loss with new hardware to sell software?

On topic, my first console was a Genesis. Bought It from a friend. "Sonic" was possibly the most fun platformer at the time. "SMario World" had more content, but I wanted something new.
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