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What You Need to Know When Buying a Gaming Console

Holiday time equals game time. And if you or your loved ones haven’t made the leap to a current-generation game console yet, now’s a great time to do it.

Game consoles traditionally have a five-to-10-year shelf life, and we’re right in the middle of that span now. That means the current generation of game boxes from Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have all been out awhile, and you shouldn’t expect major upgrades any time soon.

Instead of rolling out brand-new hardware, each company has incrementally tweaked and improved its existing systems in 2010. Here’s a breakdown of today’s landscape.

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