These days, technological satisfaction is everything. There are smartphones, notebooks, GPS devices, digital cameras, portable music players, and of course, not to be left out is the array of game consoles which are made available for the gratification of video game aficionados. So, when you’re looking for the best video game console for you, how do you make the right choice?
There are so many entertaining gaming consoles these days that first time buyers are often left with more queries than answers in choosing the best video game console. Put in mind that we are entering a new decade, so expect more surprises in terms of video game gizmoz, hence more puzzlement from would-be buyers. Meanwhile let’s focus on the strengths of the three major 7th generation game consoles that dominate the market today: Sony PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo Wii.
Sony PlayStation 3 (or PS3, for short) is such a worthy creation, a great improvement from its predecessors (the PS and PS2). With this game console, you not only get to play your chosen games, you even get to enjoy DVD and Blu-ray disc viewing, video chat, digital photo viewing, and many more. It has become a multi-tasker, it’s almost comparable to a smartphone in terms of versatility (not that it already has a built-in cellular phone, although it’s really not far from happening in the near future). It’s also good to know that the PS3 is compatible even with game titles which were released for PS and PS2. The better news is, several manufacturers are still creating great games for this console, so expect more gaming action to happen in your living room in the coming days. The best news is PS3’s online connectivity, which enables you to stay connected with PS3’s online community all the time.
The Xbox 360 is Microsoft’s commendable answer to the public’s great demand for game consoles. You’ll love its Xbox Live service as it enables players to battle each other online. This feature even allows the downloading of game demos, arcade games, your favorite TV shows, and movies. Current models include the Xbox 360 Arcade and the Xbox 360 Elite. Accessories which are made available for the Xbox 360 consist of wireless and wired controllers, headset and webcam (which come convenient for chatting), dancemats, memory cards, and hard drives of different sizes. The Xbox 360 Elite has a vast 120GB storage space which is enough to store a myriad of arcade games, high-def movies, tv shows, and even music.
The Nintendo Wii is the most affordable among the 3 game consoles. It has garnered the reputation of being a “family console” as it allows more wholesome and active games which people from all ages can enjoy. Yes, this game console is not only enjoyed by the youngsters, but even the young at heart. Playing with the games of Nintendo Wii takes more than just lounging in the couch. The games are often good alternatives for exercise as you literally burn calories when you do your jabs, swings, kicks, and other game motions. Nintendo Wii is actually easier to navigate than other consoles. It’s so user-friendly that even the people that you never expect to tinker on a game console (like your grandparents) can easily love to play with it.
Now that you have more information to select the best video game console for your entertainment, wouldn’t it be nice to have at least one of them? Go ahead, make the choice, and find out what the gamers are wild about!