This industry doesn’t half feel cramped sometimes. Three major hardware providers fighting tooth and nail to attract the attention of the public and the enthusiasts alike. Three home consoles which can be considered successes in terms of sales and market penetration. Add to this mix the handheld sphere, the ever present PC gaming scene and new frontiers like those found on touchpads and mobile phones. In the past gaming was never big enough to support so many manufacturers. Now for the first time we have a generation in which all these branching corners of the gaming world seem able to co-exist happily. The question is, with another generation on the horizon, will this last?