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With the next Xbox, Microsoft has a 4-part strategy to end the console wars once and for all. Here’s how it plans to do it.

With the next Xbox, Microsoft is intentionally moving away from the traditional head-to-head console wars with Sony's PlayStation.
An extreme close-up of Norman Reedus, who plays the main character in upcoming PlayStation 4 exclusive, "Death Stranding".

The 10 most important details we already know about PlayStation 5, Sony’s next-generation video game console arriving this year

Sony plans to release the new PlayStation 5 at some point in the 2020 holiday season, but we already know some of its most important features.
It's easy to restart an Xbox One from the console or the controller.

Your Xbox One can play most Xbox 360 games — here’s how to get started

Your Xbox One can play most Xbox 360 games, and some original Xbox games, thanks to backward compatibility. Here's how to do it.
Sony's PlayStation Now is a currently existing video game streaming service that's available on PlayStation 4 and PC.

You can play PS3 games on your PS4 with Sony’s PlayStation Now streaming service — here’s how

You can play PS3 and PS2 games on your PS4 or PC by signing up for PlayStation Now, Sony's game streaming service.
Sony's PlayStation 4 gamepad, the DualShock 4.

It’s the worst time to buy a PlayStation 4

Sony's next PlayStation console will support PlayStation 4 games, so don't worry about getting that PS4 just yet.
Forget Greece — the new "God of War" is set in Midgard, the fabled realm of Norse mythology.

Sony just confirmed a hugely important part of the PlayStation 5: It can run PlayStation 4 games

What are you going to do with all your PlayStation 4 games when the PlayStation 5 launches in 2020? Play them, apparently!

Xbox has a secret weapon that Sony’s PlayStation completely dismisses

Microsoft embraces backwards compatibility, to let you play old games on new consoles. Sony, bizarrely, doesn't seem to even grok why it's important to players.

There’s an insane sale on Xbox games right now — these are the best deals

Through the Xbox One backward-compatibility program, a ton of amazing Xbox 360 games are incredibly inexpensive.

Nintendo’s new console won’t support your old games

Nintendo's got a new console coming out, called the Switch. When it arrives in March 2017, the console won't support your old Wii U and 3DS games.