The game console is actually one of the ones that works the best and causes the least headaches. It’s one of the most successful machines in my house.
Jon Stokes of Ars Technica interviews Google’s Matthew Papakipos and Eitan Bencuya about Chrome OS. I wonder if, over time, gaming is going to go more and more this way. The iPhone has opened up casual gaming to lots of people, and with laptops (and maybe tablets) more and more becoming what people have as their home computers, I think it’s likely that the more serious gaming all ends up on consoles.