CES 2013: Gaming roundup

Ultra High Definition TV and — surprisingly — gaming took the spotlight at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Who’da thunk it? Certainly not me, Engadget’s resident gaming dude. But here we are, with NVIDIA’s first game console, Razer’s modular PC rig, Valve’s Steambox prototypes and Xi3’s first example of third-party, Valve-backed Steambox hardware and, and … maybe we’re getting ahead of ourselves. Let’s look back to January 3rd, before NVIDIA’s press conference, before Razer’s Project Fiona unveiling and before Valve surprised us with hardware prototypes. Those were simpler times — times when Valve hadn’t yet launched its multi-front attack on what we’re still calling console gaming. It seemed unlikely that we’d see such a concerted effort to move PC games from the exclusionary world of desks and home offices into living rooms this early in the year. Yet, again, here we are.

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