Xbox One Gaming Console, $499
Microsoft's newest system hit shelves on November 22, precisely one week after the PlayStation 4. Many hardcore (and casual) gamers alike will be clamoring for this to appear under their trees come Christmas. In addition to a host of first party titles, it's able to instantly switch between gameplay and your cable television provider.
Selling Point: A plethora of third party apps will allow you to stream your gaming ability around the world.