Editors' Choice

We review hundreds of products in a wide range of categories each year. Here's the best of the best in video game systems.

Microsoft Xbox One review

Microsoft's Xbox One represents a massive forward step for the console-maker's gaming technology, with souped up innards complemented by a newly useful Kinect. See Full Review »

Our Score 8.5
User Score 8

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Sony PlayStation 4 Review

  • Powerful hardware hasn’t even reached its full…
  • Much-improved DualShock 4 controller
  • Multitasking allows background downloads, music…
  • Sharing content is simple
  • Justifies owning a Vita
  • Many features still on the way, like Gaikai…
  • Baffling lack of DLNA and MP3 support
Our Score 9
User Score 0

Microsoft Xbox One Review

  • Powerful OS is user-friendly and built for…
  • Kinect v2's well-implemented voice recognition is…
  • Improved internal hardware translates to smooth…
  • Cable box interconnectivity is great for TV…
  • Limited, occasionally non-intuitive voice commands…
  • Bulky, hefty form factor
  • Snap same-screen multitasking is debatably useful
Our Score 8.5
User Score 8

Sony PlayStation Vita Review

  • Beautiful OLED display
  • Responsive touchscreen
  • Dual analog sticks
  • Powerful hardware means huge potential
  • Weak battery life
  • Browser lacks Flash or HTML5 support
  • Hidden costs boost the price
Our Score 8.5
User Score 5

Sony Playstation 3 Review

  • Amazing audiovisual performance; Blu-ray drive;…
  • Price; no force-feedback; weak launch lineup;…
Our Score 8.5
User Score 8

Microsoft Xbox 360 Review

  • HD Content; User interface; Mass market appeal;…
  • High price point; Needs a killer app; Demands an…
Our Score 8.5
User Score 7

Game Boy Micro Review

  • Portability; Software Library; Screen Brightness;…
  • Price; Durability; Button positioning
Our Score 8
User Score 9

Nintendo Wii Review

  • Motion-sensing abilities; innovative; large game…
  • Lacks high-end A/V options; not as powerful as…
Our Score 8
User Score 9

Sony PlayStation Vita Slim Review

  • Lighter and slimmer
  • Longer battery life
  • Better access to touchscreen and touch pad
  • OLED screen replaced by LCD
  • No major upgrades
  • Still costs $200
  • Forcibly bundled with Borderlands 2
  • Forcibly bundled with 8GB card
Our Score 8
User Score 0