The Bottom Line: Microsoft reveals the Xbox One's new controller. One of the new features is developer-programmable trigger buttons. Read review
Specs: Microsoft Xbox 360 S - Game console, DVD, 512 MB, Matte black, 1920 x 1080
The Bottom Line: Grand Theft Auto V is an absolute triumph that fires on all cylinders. It's a relevant, witty, and satirical experience that's as smart as it is completely addicting. Read review
Specs: Mature, Rockstar North, Action
The Bottom Line: Even though PS2 backward compatibility has been dropped from this version, the 80GB PS3 is still a superb Blu-ray player and high-definition game console. Read review
Specs: Sony PlayStation 3 - Game console, Blu-ray, Flash memory card, Cell Broadband Engine, 256 MB - Integrated, 1920 x 1080
The Bottom Line: With its impressive body tracking and unique, controller-free experience, Kinect is great for casual gaming parties and workouts--assuming you have enough room to play it. Read review
Specs: External, Game console, 3D motion controller, Wired
The Bottom Line: While it costs a bit more than it should, the DualShock 3 adds the rumble support that should've been present in the PS3 from the beginning. Read review
Specs: External, Game console, Game pad, Wireless, Black, Gamepad
The Bottom Line: If you can get past its tedious setup, the AX Pro 5.1 Gaming Headset performs extremely well and is compatible with pretty much every gaming PC and game console except the Wii. Read review
Specs: Headset, Ear-cup, 5.1 channel surround, 8 speakers, 4 in each ear cup, 5.1 audio controller, Detachable microphone, Binaural
The Bottom Line: Now that Blu-ray has become the pre-eminent high-definition standard for discs, the Xbox 360 has yet to support it, but it still remains an excellent game console with a superior game library and online experience. Read review
Specs: Microsoft Xbox 360 - Game console, DVD, IBM PowerPC 3 cores 3.2 GHz, 512 MB ( 512 MB ) GDDR3 SDRAM - Integrated, 1920 x 1080
The Bottom Line: The Last of Us is brutally realistic, often shocking, but undeniably fun to play. It's easily one of the year's best games and the strongest console exclusive in a long time. Read review
Specs: Mature, Naughty Dog, Action
Specs: External, Game console, PC, 4 pin USB Type A, wheel, pedals and gear shift lever set, Wired, 8-way D-pad, Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows Vista
Specs: Headset, Ear-cup (with behind-the-neck mount), 2.5 oz, Stereo, Play/pause button, Track select buttons, Volume control, Limited warranty - 1 year, Headset - Binaural
The Bottom Line: The Xbox 360 remains a great video and gaming console, but fans will be better served by older 360 bundles -- or waiting for the Xbox One. Read review
The Bottom Line: The Turtle Beach Ear Force W3 headphones offer decent wireless audio for a low price. Read review
Specs: Headphones, Behind-the-neck, Stereo, Headphones - Binaural
The Bottom Line: The iCade Mobile is a retro gaming oddity for the iPhone that adds physical buttons, but for a lofty $70 price. Its lack of universal compatibility, lack of analog sticks, and large size relegate it to strictly novelty status. Read review
Specs: Mac, Wireless, AA type
Specs: Headset, Over-the-ear, Mono, On/off switch, Volume control, Mute button, Headset - Monaural
The Bottom Line: The latest PS3 slims down to its smallest size ever while retaining
everything we like -- and a few things we don't -- about the
PlayStation 3 gaming console. Read review
The Bottom Line: With its extensive digital media features, a superior online service, and an excellent game library, the Xbox 360 remains the game console to beat. Read review
Specs: Microsoft Xbox 360 - Game console, DVD, IBM PowerPC 3 cores 3.2 GHz, 512 MB ( 512 MB ) GDDR3 SDRAM - Integrated, Spartan green and gold, 1920 x 1080
Specs: Headset, Semi-open, Black, 3.7 oz, Stereo, Volume control, Answer/end button, Play/pause button, Limited warranty - 1 year, Binaural
The Bottom Line: While it may not be a must-have upgrade for existing PSP owners, a host of subtle improvements make the latest Sony PSP (aka the PSP 2000) an even better deal for anyone looking for a solid portable gaming and multimedia device. Read review
Specs: Sony PSP Slim & Lite - Handheld game console, UMD (Universal Media Disc), Flash memory card, 333 MHz, 64 MB - Integrated, Piano black
The Bottom Line: The Xbox One and PlayStation 4 may be stealing headlines, but Nintendo's latest Mario effort might be the best game of the holidays. Read review
Specs: Everyone, Nintendo, Action, 1-4 Players
Specs: Headphones, In-ear, Blue, Stereo, Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm, L-shaped plug, Powerful Bass, Limited warranty - 2 years, Headphones - Binaural
The Bottom Line: At $130, the 2DS offers a huge array of compelling software and makes for a great entry-level gaming system to the uninitiated first-time gamer. Just be sure to buy a protective case along with it, too. Read review
Specs: - Handheld game console, Cartridge, Red
The Bottom Line: With a slick new design, brighter screens, and a growing library of fun and innovative games, the Nintendo DS Lite is an impressive improvement over the original DS. Read review
Specs: Nintendo DS Lite - Handheld game console, Cartridge, 2
The Bottom Line: As long as you don't mind the drop in rumble proficiency, the Logitech Cordless Action Controller for PS2 is the best controller you can buy for the PlayStation 2. Read review
Specs: External, Game console, Game pad, Wireless, AA type
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