In this issue we break down both systems and outline what they can offer you as we enter the eighth generation of consoles. Our preview of the Steam Machine will also interest anyone looking into Valve’s curious little cloud-gaming gizmo. Enjoy reminiscing about the old days of Super Mario and Goldeneye? Our feature piece on previous gaming generations is something you should check out, alongside Phil Brown’s piece on the Wii and the legacy it left behind. Phil loves his Nintendo. We also review David Cage’s latest project Beyond: Two Souls, alongside one of the cross-platform launch titles for the PlayStation 4 including Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag.