The NES Classic is a great self-contained mini console that plays 30 of the best NES games ever made -- but Switch owners will be able to play many of the same titles later this year.
The unique TV-or-mobile gaming proposition of the Nintendo Switch is now matched by a stellar library of games, including instant-classics like new Zelda and Mario titles.
The SNES Classic is a nearly perfect retro console that’s a slam-dunk recommendation for everyone.
The PlayStation 4 Pro only shows noticeable improvements in a limited number of the games we were able to test, but that could change with titles coming in the months and years ahead.
The Xbox One S is the console Microsoft should have delivered three years ago, but there's little reason to upgrade if you already own the original box.
The latest Atari 2600 retro console from AtGames offers dozens of Atari 2600 games in a box with HDMI output and wireless controllers.
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.
Xbox One X lays a credible claim to the title of most powerful game console ever, but it has an uphill battle for your gaming dollar, especially if you already own an original Xbox One.
The original GBA will still appeal to gamers on a budget, but its lack of illumination is a big drawback.
Nintendo's New 3DS isn't much improved overall, but that new display alone almost makes the purchase worthwhile -- or will do, once it's available outside of Japan.
Sony has unveiled the Vita TV, a micro console that can play Vita games and stream content and software from PlayStation 4.
The Xbox is the most versatile console and perfectly complements a home-theater system.
The Sony PSP elevates portable gaming to the next level, but its multimedia functionality falls short of its full potential.
The Super Retro Boy is a portable game console that lets you play your favorite Game Boy cartridges.
The Analogue Nt Mini sounds like a retro gamer's dream -- but this shrunk-down aluminum NES is still pretty pricey.
Despite its low price and free-to-try system, the Ouya fails to reach its potential as a disruptive alternative platform.
While it's neither a must-have upgrade for existing 360 owners nor as feature-packed as the PS3, the Xbox 360 Elite's combination of top-notch gaming and digital media features make it the current game console of choice.
The Wii U is good for Nintendo lovers and great for families, but hold out for the Switch, the Wii U's imminent successor.