For every generation of video games console, fans arguing over which machine is best has often been the most popular game of all.
But never has a new wave of hardware got off to such an inauspicious start as the current one, with at least two of the new consoles being almost dead on arrival and the Xbox One forced to reinvent itself just months after it was released.
But nothing stays the same for long in the video games world and fortunes can change with a single new announcement – especially during E3 week.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles is the biggest video game trade show in the world, and Metro has been there all week long. As usual, it was the pre-E3 media briefings on Monday and Tuesday which saw the majority of the big announcements.