Microsoft Xbox 360 S (250GB) Halo: Reach Limited Edition comparison

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Microsoft Xbox 360 S (250GB)

Microsoft Xbox 360 S (250GB)
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Nintendo Wii U Basic Set

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Nintendo 3DS XL (Blue)

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Sony PlayStation Vita (3G/Wi-Fi)

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Price $399 at 1 store $250 at 1 store $298 at 1 store $192 to $324 at 2 stores $299 to $449 at 2 stores
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4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.6 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 6.0 (3.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 5.0 stars out of 1 review 3.5 stars out of 106 reviews 4.0 stars out of 5 reviews 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date August 16, 2010 June 23, 2010 November 18, 2012 July 28, 2012 February 15, 2012
The Bottom Line Though the new Xbox 360 certainly addresses most of the concerns we've had with the versions before it, we don't think it warrants a purchase if you already own an Xbox 360 in working order with an HDMI-out port and a hard drive. Despite some clever dual-screen gaming mechanics, the Wii U's lack of compelling exclusive software and an overall unpolished user experience make it tough to recommend in its current state. Three years in, the Nintendo 3DS handheld has become a seriously good game device -- especially for fans of Nintendo's classic gaming franchises -- and the XL is the one you should buy. Overall, the PlayStation Vita is the most advanced portable gaming system ever made. While the price is deceiving because of a hidden cost, gamers are getting an impressively complete package. Now priced at $200, the Vita makes a compelling case as the ultimate indie portable console.

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Max resolution (external) [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Video Output] 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
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Processor type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Cortex-A9 MPCore
Graphics Processor Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable SGX543MP4+
Media Type DVD
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