Specs: Sony PlayStation 3 - Game console, Blu-ray, IBM Cell Broadband Engine, 256 MB XDRAM, Classic white, 1920 x 1080
Specs: Sega Dreamcast - Game console, GD disc, Hitachi SH-4 200 MHz, 16 MB SDRAM - Integrated, 24-bit (16.7 million colors)
Specs: Nintendo DS - Handheld game console, Cartridge, 2
The Bottom Line: While there's probably not enough to get owners of previous the PSP to upgrade, newcomers will find the PSP-3000 to be a solid portable gaming and multimedia device. Read review
Specs: Sony PSP 3000 - Handheld game console, UMD (Universal Media Disc), Flash memory card, 333 MHz, 64 MB - Integrated, Piano black
The Bottom Line: For families and lovers of casual games, the still-affordable Wii represents the best console bundle value of the holiday season in terms of dollars spent; however, the Wii's getting long in the tooth, and other game consoles offer more entertainment options and functionality for their higher price tags. Read review
Specs: Nintendo Wii Sports Resort Pak - Game console, Nintendo GAMECUBE disc, Flash memory card, Nintendo Wii disc, IBM PowerPC, White
The Bottom Line: While it lacks the multimedia and graphical finesse of the Sony PSP, the feature-packed Nintendo DS is a worthy successor to the Game Boy Advance--but the new and improved DS Lite is available for the same price. Read review
Specs: Nintendo DS - Handheld game console, Cartridge, 2, Electric blue
The Bottom Line: While not all previous DS owners should upgrade, the DSi is an ambitious and solidly designed portable gaming system. Read review
Specs: Nintendo DSi - Handheld game console, Cartridge, Flash memory card, ARM9 134 MHz, Green
Specs: Nintendo Entertainment System - Game console, Cartridge, 6508 1.79 MHz, 16 KB - Integrated, 256 x 224
Specs: Sega Genesis - Game console, Cartridge, Motorola 68000 7.61 MHz, 1 MB - Integrated, 320 x 224
The Bottom Line: At the end of the day, the DSi XL is exactly the same as the DSi, so unless you're desperate for more touch-screen real estate, or your vision is impaired, we can't recommend a purchase over the original DSi. Read review
Specs: Microsoft Xbox 360 - Game console, DVD, Black
Specs: Nintendo Game Boy Pocket
The Bottom Line: Now that it has a brighter screen, Nintendo's Game Boy Advance SP is the budget champ for portable gaming. Read review
Specs: Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP - Handheld game console, Cartridge, Sharp ARM7TDMI, 256 KB WRAM - Integrated
Specs: Sony PSP - Handheld game console, UMD (Universal Media Disc), Flash memory card, 333 MHz, Piano black
Specs: - Game console
Specs: Sony PlayStation 2 - Game console, DVD, Toshiba & Sony Emotion Engine 294.9 MHz, 32 MB RDRAM (RAMBUS) - Integrated, Ceramic white, 32-bit color / 1280 x 1024
Specs: Nintendo GameCube - Game console, Nintendo GAMECUBE disc, IBM PowerPC "Gekko" 485 MHz, 24 KB 1T-SRAM - Integrated, Indigo, 32-bit color
Specs: Nintendo DSi - Handheld game console, Flash memory card, Cartridge, ARM9 134 MHz, Matte red
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