Originally Posted by Dakkster
You can get a Wii (not the Wii U) really cheap these days and then have it around when he gets old enough for it, but you'll still be waiting a few years. I think the easiest thing will be to get him an iPad or something like that. They're fairly cheap and most kids get them intuitively really fast, plus they have loooooaaaads of good pedagogical apps/games for kids.
If you're into Skyrim and RPGs your primary choice should be PC because you have the whole mod community making free, awesome stuff every day. The PS3 is not an option if you want to play Skyrim, because when you're a certain amount of hours into the game, it will start to stutter and freeze because of the huge save files. But the PC also has all the old games (gog.com etc) that you can get into.
Thank you so much.
I think I'm going to go the PC route. I already have a recent machine hooked up to my TV (Sandy Bridge i3, SSD, 4TB storage, etc) and all I need for that is a video card. So I'm going to do some research on a video card for my computer and go that route instead. Will cost a few extra bucks, but will be more future proof. And I have the added benefit of not having to find a spot for a new console.
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