New Generation of Console Video Games
Which console video games are here today to stay? Be it home or handheld devices, they offer to enter lots of worlds and adventures. And it’s also a chance to follow new technologies of the industry.
A Bit of History
Everything started with the Magnavox Odyssey in 1972. It had PCB cartridges and offered basically sports entertainment. Later, other successful projects stormed the market. Atari, Sega, and Nintendo were the most popular.
PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S. We are in the 8th generation of the industry. With better graphics hardware and a deeper experience.
What Do Console Video Games Look Like?
There are usually 2 parts. The main unit is the “brain” of the system. It stores the motherboard. And a no less important component is a controller. Modern models are wireless. You also need a TV with an HDMI port to play.
Why not a Personal Computer?
PCs and consoles have been rivals for a long time. A few years ago, gaming PCs were superior thanks to better graphics. But consoles have solved the problem and now compare favorably in this regard. There are 5 reasons why people prefer such systems:
- Price. They are much cheaper than high-end computers.
- Convenience of control buttons. Specially designed for playing, they offer a better set of controls compared to the keyboard.
- Unique content. Many cool titles are released exclusively for consoles.
- Durability. They last longer and rarely break.
- Security. They are closed structures impenetrable for viruses.
How to Launch an Adventure?
The easiest way to buy an on-screen toy is online. No need to go anywhere or insert a cd. But with a poor Internet connection, it is better to buy a “hard copy”. Here is a top of 2020 console video games:
- Spider-Man: Miles Morales. An action-adventure for PS 4/5.
- Demon’s Souls. An RPG for PS 5.
- Call of the Sea. An adventure for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS 4/5.
- Yakuza: Like a Dragon. An RPG for Xbox Series X/S, PS 4/5, Xbox One.
- Grounded. A survival for Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One.
- The Last of Us: Part II. An action-adventure for PS4.
- Mortal Kombat XI. Fighting for PS 4/5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S.
- Cyberpunk 2077. An RPG for PS4/5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S.
- Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. An RPG for PS4/5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S.
- Ghost of Tsushima. An action-adventure for PS4.