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25 Pictures That Will Bring Every 90s Kid Back To The Console Wars

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Nowadays, video game fans have the Xbox One and PS4 to fight over which is more powerful, while PC and Nintendo fans are kind of just off doing their own thing. However, if you liked video games in the 90s, you probably get flashbacks to just how heated the rivalry was over which console you preferred

In particular, these 25 images will take you through just how close we all came to total playground destruction, all over which thing to play video games was the "best."

It's impossible to overstate just how revolutionary and influential the Nintendo Entertainment System was to video games.

Nintendo

Nintendo even followed it up by giving us the Game Boy, the first system that let us take all of our games on the go.

Nintendo

However, in the late summer of 1989, a challenger appeared: the Sega Genesis.

Sega

Sega didn't waste any time trying to seem like they were that much better than their rivals at Nintendo.

Sega

For starters, the console was 16-BITS instead of 8! That was twice the number of bits, which meant it was twice as good!

GameTrog

Let's not forget BLAST PROCESSING either!

Keep reading for the start of the Console Wars...

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