While the PS4 remains our overall preferred choice in the game console race, the Xbox One's significant course corrections and solid exclusives make it a compelling alternative.
Here are the absolute best video game consoles to buy for 2015.
Its $150, £120 or AU$200 price tag certainly puts it in an exclusive class, but the Elite controller is one of the most customizable, comfortable and luxurious controllers we've ever used.
The Xbox racing sim franchise debuts this month with over 450 cars, 26 tracks, new night and rain racing modes, and an odd car-based mod system.
Sunset Overdrive is thoroughly fun and offers a guilt-free, action-packed campaign. Both its styling and personality are impressively realized -- it's smart, and comically self-aware.
The Xbox One Media Remote is a must-have accessory that makes it much easier to accept a gaming console as the hub of your living room.
Dragon Age Inquisition isn't perfect -- but pretty close and very easily the best in the series by a wide margin.
Certainly an acquired taste, The Evil Within is sure to satiate the horror fanatic. For those with an appetite for an investment-heavy exploit through the mind of a madman, The Evil Within is more than capable, even with a few bumps along the way.
FIFA 15 is easily the most realistic soccer game out there, even if it at times feels a bit over-the-top.
Most racing sims are all about getting somewhere quickly, but Forza Horizon 2 is filled with moments where you can enjoy the scenery and culture surrounding the cars.
This USB tuner means Xbox One owners can watch TV via their console without switching TV input, and use voice controls too.
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