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consoles

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Microsoft Xbox One

While the PS4 remains our overall preferred choice in the next-gen console race, the Xbox One's significant first-year course corrections -- including a welcome holiday price drop -- make it a better deal than ever, and a much better bargain than when it first debuted.

By November 22, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating November 22, 2014
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PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, smart interface, blazing performance, near-perfect controller and better indie offerings give it a slight edge over the Xbox One as both consoles enter their second year.

By November 7, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating November 7, 2014
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Alienware Alpha bridges the PC/console gaming divide

This gaming desktop looks and acts like a living room console, but plays your PC game library.

November 25, 2014

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Wii U is a good game system for kids, thanks to its games

A collection of fantastic Nintendo games make the Wii U game console better than it was two years ago, and if you can buy the right bundle, it's a fun family gift.

By November 26, 2014

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Xbox 360 E console

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.

By August 1, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 1, 2013
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Microsoft sees Xbox One sales triple after console price cut

Over the past two weeks, sales of Microsoft's video game console have surpassed Sony's PlayStation 4 for the first time this year.

By November 12, 2014

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PlayStation Vita Slim

Two years in, the PlayStation Vita has come of age and become a refined piece of hardware and an excellent place to play a lot of games. You don't need one, but it's really fun and worth its price.

By July 24, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating July 24, 2014
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Video games aren't all guns and gore; artistic titles are on the rise

When it comes to setting themselves apart, small studios have one especially effective tool in their arsenal.

By November 23, 2014

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Game console war heats up with Xbox, PlayStation updates

Microsoft and Sony announce new game console features, Alienware demos a PC that acts like a console, and the new Skylanders Trap Team game doesn't even require a console -- just a tablet.

By August 12, 2014

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Activision to break with past, release Skylanders for consoles, tablets

For the first time, the game giant will launch a top-tier console title on a tablet at the same time it's coming out for consoles made by Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo. Skylanders toys will, of course, join the fray.

By August 12, 2014