These are the days of anticipation, the time to countdown; when gamers all over the world start doggedly checking the days on their calendar until we get our hands on a next-gen console. This next-gen launch has been way overdue. The Xbox 360 is going on 8 years and the PS3 is going on 7. The length of time between generations has left gamers more anxious than previous transitions. If you’re one of the lucky gamers getting a next-gen console at launch, you might want to make sure you’re ready.