Nintendo Wii U
Best video game console for family fun
While the Nintendo Wii U isn't the best choice for serious gamers, it's still a solid video game console in its own right. The innovative GamePad controller introduces a second-screen experience, though it can be a little clumsy to use at times. The Wii U is backward-compatible and can play games for the original Wii; games and game play are more squarely aimed at a family audience, however. There's a limited number of streaming apps, but the Wii U can't play DVDs, Blu-ray Discs or audio CDs.
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