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Consoles

Microsoft Xbox One (without Kinect)
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Microsoft Xbox One ( without Kinect)

The cheaper, no-Kinect version of the Xbox One gives buyers a better deal by eliminating the one part of the console they probably didn't want to begin with -- but the PS4 remains a compelling alternative.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 6, 2014
Sony PlayStation Vita Borderlands 2 Limited Edition Bundle
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Sony PlayStation Vita Borderlands 2 Limited Edition Bundle

The slimmed-down Sony PlayStation Vita doesn't reinvent portable gaming, but it's a nice refinement of the portable PlayStation platform that comes at a great price for US gamers.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 3, 2014
Nintendo Wii Mini (Red)
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Nintendo Wii Mini ( Red)

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.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on November 25, 2013
Sony PlayStation 4
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Sony PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4's beautiful graphics, blazing interface, near-perfect controller, and lower price give it a slight edge on the Xbox One -- for now.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 13, 2013
3.8 stars User rating out of 43 votes
Nintendo 2DS (Red)
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Nintendo 2DS ( Red)

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 2, 2013
Microsoft Xbox 360 E Kinect (4GB)
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Microsoft Xbox 360 E Kinect ( 4GB)

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on August 1, 2013
Nvidia Shield
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Nvidia Shield

The Nvidia Shield brings console-level quality to portable Android gaming, but it needs a higher quality list of compatible games before it can truly rival the Vita or 3DS.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 30, 2013
Ouya Game Console
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Ouya Game Console

Despite its low price and free-to-try system, the Ouya fails to reach its potential as a disruptive alternative platform.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on July 1, 2013
3.5 stars User rating out of 3 votes
Nintendo 3DS XL (Red)
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Nintendo 3DS XL ( Red)

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on July 30, 2012
4.2 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Sony PlayStation Vita (3G/Wi-Fi)
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Sony PlayStation Vita ( 3G/Wi-Fi)

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 12, 2012