The hottest ticket in consoles is still on most gamers' short list of must have items.
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.
the PS4 remains our overall preferred choice in the next-gen console
race, the Xbox One's significant first-year course corrections make it a better deal than
ever, and a much better bargain than when it first debuted.
Don't forget, regardless of which one we think is better, if all your grad's friends play on Xbox One, it will be first on his list.
Maybe your game-addicted grad already owns an Xbox One or PS4. So why not surprise him or her with a Wii U?
Nintendo's console has overcome many of its original growing pains to deliver a unique gaming experience chock full of exclusive titles like Super Smash Bros. and Bayonetta 2 -- not to mention a long list of great downloadable retro Mario and Zelda titles that you can't get on any other current home console.
Does your graduate like first person shooter (FPS) games?
Battlefield Hardline plays more like a cable-TV cop drama than the traditional
Battlefield military shooter, and the new approach is a welcome one. The narrative
oozes good-cop-bad-cop cheese, but it's a fresh enough take on
storytelling to make it a great choice for FPS fans.