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August 8th, 2013, 5:15 AM
What was the first console you bought, the first game you owned and at what age was it?
For me, I bought a GBA SP when I was 8, my first game being Spider-Man : Battle For NY I think. What about you guys?
Admit the title freaked you out

August 8th, 2013, 5:29 AM
Gameboy Color with Pokémon Blue. In 1999. I was 8, I believe.

August 8th, 2013, 5:40 AM
The first console that I had was a PS1 (it was my sisters' but I used it more than they did) back when I was 5 or 6. My first game was either Crash Bandicoot, Crash Team Racing, Tetris, or Spyro: Year of the Dragon, I can't remember.

The first console that I bought was a DS back in '06 or something like that. I think the first game that I bought for it was Nintendogs lol.

August 8th, 2013, 5:47 AM
I dunno, first one that actually belonged to me and me alone?... Probably my Gameboy Colour. First one I paid for was my Xbox360 I think.

HOWEVER, my earliest gaming memories are of the Commodore64, the SNES, the Megadrive. I was born into the early years of Sonic, I was way into it. Which now that I think of it, may have coloured my speech a little. Way past cool man xD

Blue streak speeds by...

Kikaito plush
August 8th, 2013, 6:01 AM
the first one that belonged to me was a puprle gamecube with Luigi's manision.
the first game I brought myself was super monkey ball for the gamecube.

Perdition Haze
August 8th, 2013, 6:04 AM
I got into video games when I was five. My first handheld console was Game Boy Color, and my first game, other than Pokémon, was Pocket Bomberman. It was a very fun game. I used to spend a lot of time playing this game, especially on the weekends when I didn't have school. My first home console was Nintendo 64, and I got it when I was seven. For this console, my first game was Super Mario 64.

Mr Cat Dog
August 8th, 2013, 7:00 AM
Game Boy Pocket in 1995/1996 with Wario Blast: Featuring Bomberman! Although given that I would have been about 5, it was definitely bought for me rather than me buying it myself.

If we're going on first console that I personally bought... it'd probably honestly be the second DS Lite that I bought about 4 years ago to trade stuff in order to trade a Magneton to Platinum and evolve it in Chargestone Cave. Most other consoles have been bought for me as presents, even after I became an adult, which I guess is a bit worrying now that I'm thinking of it! :P

August 8th, 2013, 7:14 AM
Mine was a Nintendo 64 for Christmas in 1997 with Super Mario 64. Good times.

August 8th, 2013, 7:15 AM
For me, it was around late 90's when I got a PlayStation and my first game, Crash Bandicoot.

August 8th, 2013, 7:17 AM
My first console was a Game Boy Advance Tribal and the first game I had was Pokemon Yellow. I remember my love for my GBA, so strong. I played it so much I got grounded from time to time, and when that happened I would sneak it into the bathroom and play it for an hour and then hide it behind the toilet.

August 8th, 2013, 7:31 AM
Well sweeties:

First time playing video games:
1992, Super Mario Bros, NES.
First console owned:
1994, Super Nintendo, Donkey Kong Country 1 and 2.

Also the title was kind of obvious since you're posting in the gaming forums, sweetie. =p

August 8th, 2013, 8:38 AM
I think my first gaming experience was playing Super Mario Kart on my cousin's SNES. He gave it to me a year later. {XD}

August 8th, 2013, 8:48 AM
My first gaming experience was a Korean online multi-player Bomberman type of game called Crazy Arcade, I was so addicted to that back then, though I don't know if it's still there today.

My first handheld was a Gameboy Color, and my first game on it was Pokemon Silver.

As for consoles... to this day I don't have one. However I have used my mom's friend's SNES and N64 in Utah back in 2003.

August 8th, 2013, 9:09 AM
My first console? I was like... six or seven I believe, and I inherited my older brother and sister's SNES. It had a bunch of sweet games on it, like Mario All-Stars, Yoshi's Island, and Aladdin (the ridiculously hard one). I don't remember if that was my first gaming experience -- there is reason to believe that it was actually my cousin's N64, but oh well.

The first console I owned myself was a GBA SP, pre-owned, silver, scratched to hell and back but still awesome. It was also TECHNICALLY the first one I paid for, since I split the cost with my parents. I bought... two games with it, I think, Pokémon FireRed and Barbie Secret Agent.

I. Mighthave played Barbie first. >.>

August 8th, 2013, 12:23 PM
The first game console I played was the NES. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was the first game, I believe. If not that than Super Mario Bros.

The first system I actually bought for myself (I was like 8 and had saved up money for it :p) was a Gameboy Pocket Silver with Pokemon Red. It was good times.

August 8th, 2013, 12:32 PM
The first console i had was a Nintendo 64, but i had two first games being super mario 64 and banjo kazooie.I was about 5-6 years old.

August 8th, 2013, 11:15 PM
Depending on how I answer this, it could be one of three options.

The first console that my family owned was a Sega Genesis, which we got for Christmas in 1995 (I would've almost been 4 at the time). And the first two games that we had with it were Sonic the Hedgehog 2 and Madden '95, although I can't recall playing the latter at all.

The first console that was purely my own was a Game Boy Color, which is coincidentally sitting on my computer desk right now. I must've been 9 or 10 when I got it, and the first game I had for it was Pokemon Gold.

And as for the first console I actually bought, was my Zelda edition DS Lite about 2 years ago. I got it at a garage sale for $40 with HeartGold, but I had no problem buying it used, since I'd been wanting one, and I knew that those DSes were limited edition.

August 9th, 2013, 3:50 AM
The first gaming console i remember my family having was the NES. We had i think around 15 games including super Mario Bros 1-3, Tiger Heli, Duck Hunt . . and the list goes on.

The first thing I ever owned was a Gameboy I got from my brother's friend when I was around 7. He gave me this racing car game but I cannot rememeber the name of it but it was pretty fun. Then I got pokemon Blue. It was awesome.

August 9th, 2013, 5:04 AM
Well, the first console in my house that I recall was a Nintendo Gamecube, which I still happily play today.

And yes, it is also the first console I ever owned myself. The first one ever directly given to me and such.

August 9th, 2013, 5:07 AM
First console was a PS1, but the first game was Red Alert 1 for PC

Nakala Pri
August 11th, 2013, 11:49 PM
I remembered countless consoles being bought, but the only one I asked for is a DSi, which I got for Christmas a few years back. But this Christmas it's a 3Ds XL, Pikachu Edition! Yes, I am totally psyched. :D

August 12th, 2013, 12:02 AM
My first console (as I remember) was the Sega Genesis :3

We had many games, from Sonic the Hedgehog 2, to Golden Axe...I can't recall what my 1st was though.

August 12th, 2013, 12:13 AM
My first game was Super Mario Land on the original Nintendo Game boy. I was about 2 - 3 at the time (1997 - 98), it was my brother's but he barely played it anymore.

August 12th, 2013, 8:06 AM
My first console/game was the original Gameboy with Pokémon Red in 1998.

Miss Doronjo
August 12th, 2013, 9:23 AM
I think I was 6 years old when my dad bought the NES~

My first video game was Super Mario Bros. and Ice Hockey! Those were good times, just simply playing with my dad in Ice Hockey~

August 12th, 2013, 9:39 AM
Dunno what the first console I bought was, but the first my parents got me was a Sega Master System. First game I played could've been Pro Wrestling, Safari Hunt, Hang-On or Alex Kidd in Miracle World. Not sure which one I literally played first.

August 12th, 2013, 10:22 AM
The first console I actually "owned" was the Super Nintendo and the game was "Super Mario All-Stars" and "Super Mario World" - all 3 where bought together. The only thing was that my grandma bought it for me.

To answer the question, the first console I actually bought was PS3, about 3 months after it came out, and the first games we got for it where "Grand Theft Auto IV" and "Resident Evil 4". R.E my uncle bought.

August 12th, 2013, 11:37 AM
The only consoles I've paid for are my PSP-3000 and 3DS.
First game owned... I don't remember the name, some rally game old enough to be 2D and in 4-bit colours.

August 13th, 2013, 3:52 PM
The first console was the Sega Master System that my father had originally bought for my older brother, but gradually it became mine :) . It was around 1990, I was two, but if I recall correctly, I started playing when I was three. We started with three games "Ghost House", "Global Defense" and "Rescue Mission", with two more games, "Safari Hunt" and "Hang On" built inside the console.

The first console that was bought specifically for me was ten years later, a Game Boy Pocket, and the first game was "Pokémon Blue". I had a blue cartridge and a blue console :) .

The first console I bought with my own money was three years ago, it was a Wii. As it was a replacement for the Wii I had before and that died, I already had games for it. The first games I bought for the (original) Wii were "Sonic Adventure 2" and "Super Smash Bros Brawl".

Apple Juice
August 13th, 2013, 4:09 PM
I started playing video games way back when I was seven or eight. I remember being on vacation in Turkey, and my cousin handed my this teal device with a Pokemon game in the slot. I fell in love with it, and the rest is history. Since then, I've owned a plethora of consoles, starting with a Gameboy Color and Pokemon Silver. I had a few other games, but I couldn't put it down when I was enveloped in the Johto region!

I guess if it wasn't for my cousin letting me take a spin on his Color, I would've never gotten into video games. Before that, I didn't own a console of any kind and had barely heard of any games besides the common ones you can find on any computer. I don't know if I'm grateful for the discovery or not, haha, but that's how I got into it all.

The first console that I bought on my own was my Nintendo DSi, which I still have to this day. I'm trying to sell it for a 3DS now, but it holds loads of memories from keeping me entertained on road trips to staying up until three in the morning trying to take down a gym leader.