E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, highlights the latest in interactive games.
The supersized Nintendo 3DS XL is a solid portable gaming device that's finally come into its own and should be the first and last 3DS you buy.
The Nintendo 3DS successfully offers a glasses-free 3D experience that needs to be seen to be believed. A weak start out of the gate has been all but forgotten thanks to a bevy of compelling releases on online downloadables since launch.
The Acer Liquid E3 smartphone uses a front-facing flash for better selfies in low lighting.
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Microsoft Streets & Trips 2007 is a fine mapping program for charting family vacations and business road trips, but it's not easy to use while driving.
The bare-bones Wii Mini gets rid of many Wii features to just focus on playing disc games, but the stripped-down experience isn't worth the savings.
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.
Nintendo Land's varied attractions offer plenty of family-friendly fun and make great use of the Wii U's capabilities.
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.
While not all previous DS owners should upgrade, the DSi is an ambitious and solidly designed portable gaming system.
While it isn't revolutionary, the Wii Zapper is a great Wii accessory--and for the price, you really are getting an excellent value.