Specs: Sony PlayStation Vita - Handheld game console, PlayStation Vita card, Flash memory card, ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore, Black
Specs: Sony PlayStation Vita - Handheld game console, PlayStation Vita card, Flash memory card, ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore, Crystal black
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
Specs: Nintendo GameCube - Game console, Nintendo GAMECUBE disc, IBM PowerPC "Gekko" 485 MHz, 24 KB 1T-SRAM - Integrated, Platinum, 32-bit color
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 Pro System - Game console, DVD, IBM PowerPC 3 cores 3.2 GHz, 512 MB ( 512 MB ) GDDR3 SDRAM - Integrated, 1920 x 1080
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 Limited Edition Red Bundle - Game console, Flash memory card, Nintendo Wii disc, Nintendo GAMECUBE disc, IBM PowerPC, Red
Specs: Microsoft Xbox 360 - Game console, DVD, Glossy black
The Bottom Line: With a smaller design, more energy-efficient operation, lower price tag, and built-in Blu-ray and multimedia capabilities, the PS3 Slim delivers a compelling package for an affordable price. Read review
Specs: Sony PlayStation 3 Slim - Game console, Blu-ray, IBM Cell Broadband Engine, 256 MB XDRAM - Integrated, Charcoal black, 1920 x 1080
The Bottom Line: 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. Read review
Specs: - Handheld game console, Sony PlayStation Vita 3G, PlayStation Vita card, Flash memory card, ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore
The Bottom Line: 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. Read review
Specs: Nintendo Wii U - Game console, Nintendo Wii disc, Nintendo Wii U disc, IBM, Black
Specs: Sony PlayStation 3 - Game console, Blu-ray, IBM Cell Broadband Engine, Charcoal black
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