There are currently a number of video game emulator apps on the market for Android smartphones and tablets, including PPSSPP and RetroArch.
A well-known homebrew channel has been updated to work with Nintendo's recently launched Wii U console.
Cheaper Nintendo Wii Mini ditches Internet connectivity and GameCube compatibility.
It might be too late to factor this in post-Christmas, but a nonprofit research organization has studied the power consumption of the three major game consoles, and found there's a big winner when it comes to energy efficiency: the Nintendo Wii.
A recent TV report from Denver, Colorado station KDVR has gamers on the virtual rampage, as its hysterical sensationalism blocks out all common sense in a report which appears to deliver the message that gaming will lead to child molestation and death.