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Feature Which console is best value, who has the best games and services; plus will PS4 Pro and Xbox Scorpio affect your choice?
Japan won't be going next-gen until 2014. But does that matter to a gaming country that's quickly moving away from traditional home console cycles?
There may have been worse games to come out on day one with a system, but none let us down more than these titles...
Hardware niggles. Game design failings. Industry nonsense and cultural irritations. If it can and should be fixed by next-gen console gaming, it's listed here. Click on for gaming utopia.
Don't worry about those high online pre-order prices. Next-gen might not be as pricey as some are hinting.