Originally Posted by fancylad
I would say ps2.
I'm basing this on the tremendous jump it took from the prior wave of gaming consoles. That and quality of games and pure lasting power. I still play some ps2 games and they are just as good if not better than next gen console games.
PS2 was a pretty epic console. Whereas some systems will specialize in certain genres, PS2 did every genre well, very well. I actually sometimes forget there was even a PS1.