Your first console and your history of consoles

YamiHoshi

Nintendo 3DS Developer
I'd like to do some research: Does having a specific console have to do with how old someone is?
I won't count PC's, Macs, iPod's, phones, tablets, and (pirated) devices with build in games.

Use this template
My first console:
My first game:
The year I got it:
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.:
Additional notes (optional):

Template for history
Console:
First game for that console:
Year:
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.:
Additional notes (optional):


Repeat it per console.

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My first console: Nintendo 64
My first game: Super Mario 64 (bundled)
The year I got it: 1997
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Gift
Additional notes (optional): Gift during a yearly celebration in The Netherlands: Sinterklaas.

Console: Gameboy Color
First game for that console: Pokémon Blue (game before the handheld)
Year: 1999
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Brought
Additional notes (optional): I had Blue and Yellow for Pokémon Stadium, but wanted to use it anywhere else too.

Console: Gameboy Advance SP
First game for that console: Pokémon Ruby
Year: 2003
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Gift
Additional notes (optional): I first wanted to buy it in Poland, but it was around the same price, so I ended up having it as a gift.

Console: Nintendo Gamecube
First game for that console: Pokémon Colosseum (bundled)
Year: 2004
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Brought
Additional notes (optional): Never really believed in a Gamecube, PS2, or XBOX, but Colosseum was a good reason to buy it anyway.

Console: Nintendo DS
First game for that console: Metroid Prime Hunters: First Hunt (bundled)
Year: 2005
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Brought
Additional notes (optional): Brought as soon as it came out; it's malfunctioning in these days.

Console: Nintendo DS Lite
First game for that console: Not for this generation
Year: 2006
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Brought
Additional notes (optional): I just wanted to have a better DS.

Console: Nintendo Wii
First game for that console: Wii Sports (bundled)
Year: 2007
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Brought
Additional notes (optional): It was extremely hard to get a Wii back then, so it took some time before I got one.

Console: Nintendo DS Capture Device (it's a DS, anyway)
First game for that console: Not for this generation
Year: 2010
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Brought
Additional notes (optional): Filb.de had 2 of them for multiplayer, but didn't use it, so he decided to sell it on eBay, but I brought it before he put it on eBay (via YouTube).

Console: Nintendo 3DS
First game for that console: None at the moment.
Year: 2011 (next month)
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Brought
Additional notes (optional): Pre-ordered.
 
My First Console: Playstation 1
My First Game: Like 3 different spyro games and a crash one,
Bought or Gift: Gift
The Year I got it: Around 2001 or 2002

Console: Playstation 2
First Game: I think a crash one.
Year: Around 2004
Bought or Gift: Gift
Notes: I sold my original PS1 to my cousins, and bought a PS2

Console: Gameboy Advance
First Game: Super Mario World 2: Super Mario Advance 2
Bought or Gift: Gift
Year: 2005 maybe (don't remember much)

Console: Nintendo DS Lite
First Game: Rat-o-too-e
Year: 2007
Bought or Gift: Gift
Notes: Went to GameStop and traded my Gameboy with the DS

Console: Nintendo Wii
First Game: Wii Sports and Wii Play
Bought or Gift: Gift
Year: 2008

Console: Nintendo DSi
First Game: (same from DS lite)
Year: 2009 (the day it came out)
Bought or Gift: Bought
Notes: Went to GamesStop traded out my Lite for DSi. Never played a gameboy game then on. Kinda sad, but I got over it.

Console: Playstation 1
First Game: (same as first time I had it)
Year: 2010
Bought or Gift: Gift (Christmas)
Notes: After being mad that I couldn't save my Spyro games I got a PS1 again on ebay for like 30 dollars. Worked liked a charm.

That is my console history.
 

Brawl Mario

Super Smash Bros.'s most fearsome Mario
My first console:N64
My first game:Super Smash Bros.
The year I got it:Before I was born?
Bought?
Additional notes (optional):


Console:SNES
First game for that console:Super Mario Kart
Year:It was always there, but I played it after the N64
I guess it was bought
Additional notes (optional): My mom threw it away, so I have no more access to it.

Console:Gameboy Color
First game: Pokemon Blue?
Year: Around the same era as N64
I think it was bought

Console: Gamecube
First Game:Luigi's Mansion
Year:2001
Bought
Notes: Luigi's Mansion is the first game I got. Super Smash Bros. Melee is the first game I played. The Gamecube refuses to work anymore.

Gameboy Advance
First game: Pokemon Sapphire
Year: 2001-2003?
Gift
Notes: I got the SP later.

Nintendo DS
First game: Super Mario 64 DS
Year: 2003?4?5?
Bought
My sister broke my DS so many times I had to get a DS lite.

Nintendo Wii
First game that's not Wii Sports: WarioWare: Touched! and Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Year: 2007,8,9
The first Wii game I actually played was Super Mario Galaxy.
 

Garlic Man

Name-change free since 2018
My first console: Super Famicom
My first game: Super Mario World
The year I got it: Technically my grandfathers' system. Some time in the 90's, although it got lost over the years. I bought a new one in 2008.
Bought?: The first one, no. Second one, yes.
Additional notes (optional):


Console: Super Famicom
First game for that console: Super Mario World
Year: 90's
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought (Grandfather owned it)
Additional notes (optional): It got lost/disposed of, so I have a new one from 2008.

Console: Nintendo 64
First game: Super Mario 64
Year: Late 90's ~ Early 00's
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Lent by an old friend

Console: PlayStation
First Game: Crash Bandicoot
Year: Late 90's ~ Early 2000's
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Lent by the same friend that gave us the N64
Notes: This is the first version of the PlayStation, as in the grey and boxy one.

Console: PSone
First Game: Crash Bandicoot 3
Year: Early 2000's
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought
Notes: This console stayed in Japan for my yearly stays there. Because we didn't have the Famicom anymore, my grandmother bought this for us. This was the newer, more compact PSone. So I technically own 2 of the same console.

Console: Nintendo Gamecube
First Game: Super Smash Bros. Melee
Year: Early 2000's
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought
Notes:

Console: Game Boy Advance SP
First Game: Super Mario Bros. Advance 4 (Super Mario Bros 3)
Year: Early 2000's
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought
Notes: This was my first American-bought game system. Also my first portable one.

Console: Nintendo DS
First Game: Super Mario 64 DS
Year: 2006
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought
Notes: Another American system. The Blue color was only sold in America, so when I went to Japan, my friends would marvel at it.

Console: Nintendo Wii
First Game: Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
Year: 2007
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought
Notes: I waited at Circuit City in 19-degree Fahrenheit weather for 5 hours to get this hotness. Twilight Princess was actually my first Zelda game.

Console: Nintendo DSi
First Game: N/A
Year: 2009
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought
Notes: The games are the same as the DS, so obviously not listed. This one was bought in Japan, so now I have an American and a Japanese DS system.

Console: PlayStation 3
First Game: Call of Duty: Black Ops
Year: 2010
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Bought
Notes: Just got it last Christmas.


I'm pretty sure that's everything.
 

Ray Trace

You have entered the comedy area.
Scrub Jay said:
The first Wii game I actually played was Super Mario Galaxy.
No, it was Mario Party 8, I think.
 

Green Fire

Koopa Troopa
My first console: Nintendo Gamecube
My first game: Either Pac-Man World 2 or Luigi's Mansion
The year I got it: 2003
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Gift
Additional Notes: Technically, my brother got it, but over time, I liked it more than he did, he received it for Christmas, it was black.

Console: Game Boy Advance
First Game for the console: Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World, The Lion King 1 1/2.
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Gift
Year: 2003
Additional Notes: I recieved an learning laptop at christmas 03, my parents decided it wasn't the right gift for me, so my dad and I brought it back to Toys R Us. He bought my a Game Boy Advance with the money, and let my pick two games, the rest is history.

Console: Nintendo 64
First game for that Console: Ready 2 Rumble Boxing
Gift/bought/stolen/etc.: Gift
Year: 2004
Additional Notes: My parents bought us the system at a neighbor's garage sale for $25. Really, the only game I still play that I got at first was Boxing. Now, I enjoy Kirby 64, Mario Kart 64, Mario Tennis, and Pokemon Stadium on the console.

Console: Nintendo Wii
First game: Wii Sports, Super Mario Galaxy, Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga
It was a gift
Year: 2007
Additional Notes: I recieved the Wii from my grandparents at Christmas, my family combined used the system for about 8 hours or more that day.

Console: Game Boy Advance SP
Year: 2008
It was a gift
First game: N/A
Additional Notes: I had wanted this updated version for about 3 years, it had a backlit screen, was rechargeable and more comfortable to use. It was used and I received it for Christmas.

Console: Nintendo DSi
Year: 2009
It was a Christmas gift
First game: Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
Additional Notes: I got the black friday Mario edition

Console: Sega Genesis
Year: 2010
I bought it.
First game: The Lion King
Additional Notes: I got the original design.

Console: Nintendo 3DS
Year: 2011
Gift
First game: Pilotwings Resort
 

Fawfulfury65

The Last Story
Retired Wiki Staff
My first console: SNES
My first game: I don't know. The first game my family got was bought before I was born. But I know the first game I played was likely Super Mario All Stars
The year I got it: Family got it before I was born
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Who knows.
Additional notes: My brother and sister got it before I was born and it was probably the first game system I've ever played.

This is for the first console that has ever been mine and not from other members of my family:

My first console: Wii
My first game: Mario Party 8 (other than Wii Sports)
The year I got it: 2007
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Birthday Gift
Additional notes: Got for my 10th birthday
 

Puddin

eat the rich
Information
My first console: Atari 2600
My first game: Crate full of games, most notably including Combat, two ET cartridges, many classic games and suprisingly, a version of Donkey Kong with ugly graphics.
The year I got it: 1993
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Gift from my father.
Additional notes (optional): My father got it when he was a young teenager and kept it over the years, I guess. He let me start playing it at the age of 3.

History
Console: Super Nintendo
First game for that console: F-Zero, Pilotwings, Secret of Mana, Super Mario All-stars, Super Mario World and Zelda LttP. Bundled.
Year: 1997
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Gift from my cousin.
Additional notes (optional): It might have started with more games. I don't remember.

Console: Nintendo Entertainment System
First game for that console: Super Mario Bros. + Duck Hunt
Year: 1998
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: My parents bought it at a thrift store.
Additional notes (optional): None at the moment.

Console: Game Boy Original
First game for that console: Super Mario Land
Year: 1998
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: My father bought it at a pawn shop.
Additional notes (optional): We lost it when we moved houses.


Console: Gameboy Color
First game for that console: Pokémon Pinball
Year: 1999
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Birthday Present
Additional notes (optional): None at the moment.

Console: Nintendo 64
First game for that console: Madden '99, NFL Blitz 2000, Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, 007 Goldeneye, Quake II, Cruis'n World, Turok 2. Bundled.
Year: 2000
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Birthday Present.
Additional notes (optional): None at the moment.

Console: Intellivision II
First game for that console: Suprisingly, Donkey Kong Jr.
Year: Late 2000 or Early 2001
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: My father bought it at a pawn shop.
Additional notes (optional): Very strange controllers. Each game game with a little icon sheet that you slip onto the controller, which was shaped like a TV remote with a wire. It also came with a giant box for a game that "ACTUALLY TALKS!!!" but it didn't work.

Console: Gameboy Advance SP
First game for that console: Zelda LttP + Four Swords Adventures
Year: 2003
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Birthday Present
Additional notes (optional): I gave it away.


Console: Nintendo Entertainment System (second one)
First game for that console: King of Kings the Early Years
Year: 2003
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: My father bought it at a thrift store.
Additional notes (optional): It came with the game mentioned above, which was a very, very strange unlicensed, Christian Nintendo game.

Console: Gamecube
First game for that console: Zelda: Collector's Edition (Came with it.)
Year: 2003
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Christmas present.
Additional notes (optional): I didn't get a memory card until a year later.

Console: DS Lite
First game for that console: New Super Mario Bros.
Year: 2004
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Christmas present.
Additional notes (optional): I dropped it on hard, rocky asphalt from shoulder height in 2008 and it didn't break!

Console: Super Nintendo (second one)
First game for that console: Yoshi's Island
Year: 2007
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: My father bought it at a thrift store.
Additional notes (optional): None at the moment.

Console: Gameboy Advance SP (second one)
First game for that console: None.
Year: 2007
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: My father bought it at a thrift store.
Additional notes (optional): I gave it away.


Console: Nintendo Wii
First game for that console: Wii Sports (Came with it.)
Year: 2007
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: Christmas Present.
Additional notes (optional): It was lost or stolen when I moved out of my apartment in early 2010


Console: Nintendo Entertainment System (third one)
First game for that console: None.
Year: 2008
Gift/brought/stolen/etc.: My father bought it at a thrift store.
Additional notes (optional): None at the moment.
 
First console
Console: Super Nes
year: 1997
Game: Super Mario All Stars + F - Zero
gift
notes: My dad Give it to me for no reason! When i was four Have it til' my dad give it away in 2002... Been playing in pc since then.

History
console: Game Boy Color
Game: Pokemon Gold & Blue.
Year: 1999
Note: We sold it in 2001

console: PSX
Game: Gex enter the Gecko + World War Army Men.
Year: 2000
Note: I still have it, and play it! Right now im finishing Valkyrie Profile.

Console: N64
Game: Super Smash Bros + Killer instinc gold.
Year: 2002
Note: I sold it in 2005 to buy a Bass Guitar.

Console: Super Nes
Game: Super Mario Kart
year: 2010
Note: Got It from my Cousin. (It's not the square one)
 

YamiHoshi

Nintendo 3DS Developer
>>Ruiji01
So that means you didn't have a Nintendo console for 5 years, and you've never got further than a PSX/N64.
 
I have a gamecube right now, with smash bros melee but it's borrowed, and i play wii at my friends house. It's not exactly great but that's how things are! But we play almost all the time!
 

schmutz

welcome to the hotel waluigi
First console: Game Boy Color
First game: Pokemon Yellow (I know, it's not a Color game)
Year: 1999? Maybe? I was learning how to read.
Gift

History

Console: Game Boy Advance
First game: ? (MIGHT have been Super Mario World Advance)
Year: 2001
Gift

Console: Gamecube
First game: Super Mario Sunshine
Year: 2003
Gift shared between me and my brother
Note: He sold it. I could slap him.

Console: Game Boy Advance SP
First game: Technically Mario vs. Donkey Kong, but of course I already had Advance games from the first one
Year: 2004
Gift

Console: DS Lite
First game: Nintendogs Chihuahua edition
Year: 2006
Gift
Note: It died :( Got a replacement in 2009

Console: Xbox 360
First game: It was a Need for Speed, forget which one
Year: 2006
Gift shared between me and my brother
Note: He took it to college with him :(

Console: Wii
First game: Wii Sports (but then, wasn't that everyone's first game?)
Year: 2007
Gift

Yeah, they were all gifts because I am flat broke and always am. :rolleyes:

PS: We have had an SNES and N64, but they were solely my brother's and I was only allowed to play them if he said I could. We don't have them anymore.
 

YamiHoshi

Nintendo 3DS Developer
>>schmutz
>Wii Sports (but then, wasn't that everyone's first game?)
In America and Europe, yes.
The Wii was for sale in Japan without Wii Sports.
 

schmutz

welcome to the hotel waluigi
Yamilla said:
>>schmutz
>Wii Sports (but then, wasn't that everyone's first game?)
In America and Europe, yes.
The Wii was for sale in Japan without Wii Sports.
Oh. Well, if you don't count Wii Sports, my first Wii game was Super Mario Galaxy.
 
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