Over 48,000 video game developers, journalists, retailers and publishers from 102 countries descended upon Los Angeles last week for the E3 convention, all anxious to see not just the new games, but the new game consoles.
IGN PlayStation Executive Editor Greg Miller told Business Insider earlier this year, "There's a good chance that this next type of console is the final run for consoles in general."
If not consoles, then what?
Or games might be streamed through a smaller device or hardware built into smart TVs, with cloud servers handling the heavy lifting. "It could be something you plug into TV and gives you access to all the stuff. You might want an Xbox dongle for exclusive IP that works with other screens. I don't think it will be a box like we have now." Peter Warman, CEO of research firm Newzoo, told Forbes recently.
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