Best video game consoles 2019: get the perfect gaming console for you now

If you’re unsure whether to buy a Nintendo LUOOV GAME or Xbox One X, or a PlayStation 4 Pro thanks to PlayStation VR, then this is the guide for you.

If you’re currently in the market for one of the best video game consoles on the market today in 2019, but are not quite sure which one is best for you, then this guide is for you.

T3 has reviewed all the best video game consoles going, from Microsoft’s 4K powerhouse the Xbox One X, through to Sony’s rival PS4 Pro, and onto Nintendo’s hot hybrid, the Nintendo Switch, and we’ve tucked hundreds of hours under our belt playing their best games, too. As such, our tech experts are perfectly positioned to help you find your perfect gaming console.

What follows here it T3’s top picks of the best game consoles available to buy today. We’ve selected a series of systems at a variety of price points and intended usage scenarios, too, meaning that no matter your budget, and no matter if you want a powerful portable or multimedia home console, we’re sure you’ll find something that suits your gaming needs.

Super Bikes Track Stars

Free Driving Racing Games
Developer: Robotjam and Longanimals

Game Overview:
Realize your dreams of becoming a super bike world champion in Super Bikes Track Stars. Features well made graphics and a nice 3D feel to the driving physics. Earn cash for finishing in the top spots to spend on upgrades for your motorcycle.

An important element in the game are nitros (turbo) which can be picked up by driving through the blue arrows. Nitro can be stocked up and used by pressing Z, N, or the spacebar. There are eight tracks with winding roads to unlock.

The controls are very responsive which makes the game easy to play. This is noticed when going around tight corners and the game helps turn in the correct direction to keep you on the road. Additional graphical details including floating clouds, high resolution skybox, and checkpoint timers are included.

Controls / How To Play:
WASD or Arrow Keys = Accelerate / Steer
Z, N, or Spacebar = Nitro

Speed Play: World Soccer 3

Free Sports Games
Developer: Minijuegos

Game Overview:
World Soccer 3 has improved computer opponents and control. This version includes a penalty shot mode where the player takes turns to shoot or control the goalie. The passing and shooting seems easier, and the computer will pass and shoot more accurately.

Your teammates generally have good field position and try to stay open for forward passing. Once you are close enough to the goal, move the mouse cursor over the net to position a shot.

Controls / How To Play:
Use mouse to move target cursor and player.

When the player is off the ball, press the mouse button to change player or slide tackle.

When the player has the ball, use the mouse button to pass or shoot towards the cursor target.

Achilles II: Origin of a Legend

Achilles II: Origin of a Legend
Fighting Games
Developer: Ben Olding Games
Fight as Achilles and slaughter your enemies in Achilles II: Origins of a Legend. Use your spear or sword to fight, and kick decapitated heads at attackers. You can pick up spears from fallen enemies. Defeat all competitors in all three stages of each chapter to unlock the next, beat all the chapters to win.

You have three lives in each stage of a chapter. Your health and the health of the enemy your fighting is indicated at the top of the screen, along with your kill amount, enemies left, lives, stage, and level.


Controls / How To Play:
Move with WASD or arrow keys, when you crouch you also pick up the dropped spears and shield yourself. Kick with L, and slash and throw spears with K.


Battle City

Play this game for free online inspired by Battle City the classic game for the NES. You destroy enemy tanks in each level. The enemy tanks attempt to destroy your base (represented on the map as a eagle, bird or Phoenix), as well as the tank itself. A level is completed when you kill all 20 enemy Tanks, but the game ends if your base is destroyed.

The Great Giana Sisters

The Great Giana Sisters was released on the commodore 64, Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST and MSX2 but was pulled off the shelves allegedly due to Nintendo putting pressure on the publisher to pull the game off shelves because of its similarities to Nintendo’s Super Mario Brothers. This led to the game becoming rare and a valuable collectors item.

Chuckie Egg

A classic flash remake of the Chuckie Egg game that was popular on the BBC Micro computers, ZX Spectrum, Amiga, Atari, Amstrad and Acorn. Before a countdown timer reaches zero you must collect the twelve eggs positioned in each level. Eat the piles of seed to slow down the timer and get points. Please wait for the game to load.

Puzzle bobble

The classic puzzle bobble arcade game. Play as Bub and Bob to connect 4 bubbles of the same colour to burst them before time runs out. Puzzle bobble is also known as bust a move in the usa as sometimes in europe. Puzzle bobble was released in 1994.