It's been a hectic year for the gaming industry, with new platforms, interesting games and even the odd moral panic.
As ever the year kicked off with the CES show in Las Vegas. This annual
jamboree was dominated by the fight for the next generation of storage,
Blu-ray or HD DVD.
Thankfully for the gaming community the fight's over; Sony is putting Blu-ray drives in its next-generation console, and Microsoft hasn't fully committed to using HD DVD in the Xbox 360.
In May the new Game Boy Micro was announced, the smallest handheld games platform on the market. The dual screen DS got good reviews when it was launched, but sales have been disappointing for the company and the future looks bleak, sad news considering that it invented the handheld gaming sector.
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