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. Read review
Specs: Microsoft Xbox 360 - Game console, DVD, Matte black, 1920 x 1080
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 U disc, Nintendo Wii disc, IBM, White
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: Nintendo Wii - Game console, Flash memory card, Nintendo Wii disc, IBM PowerPC, Black
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