Which platforms are thriving? What problems do they face? What should you buy, and why? Trusted Reviews will cover each platform in turn, and - as the software is so important - take a look at the games that might help you make up your mind. The comparisons are concentrating on the exclusives that prove so crucial to selling systems, so bear in mind that there are a lot of other games coming this Christmas and next year that will make each format even more attractive.
This in-depth comparison guide covers: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS Lite, and PlayStation Portable Slim and Lite.
Trusted Review has a separate guide for the PC. See Alternative Sources.