Video game console

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Xbox 360 console

A video game console is a machine that is used to play video games. Video game consoles usually connect to a television.

Special controllers are attached to the console to control the game. Some video game consoles are handheld. They can be carried around and have their own screens. The Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable are examples of handheld consoles. Some video game consoles can also run general software, such as Linux.

Examples of game consoles include: