The Steam Deck is a handheld console from Valve, which operates the Steam PC platform via which avid gamers should buy and obtain video games. The console makes it simple to play PC video games away from the desktop. Plus, it will probably run emulators—software program that lets one system behave like one other—that means your giftee can play NES, SNES, PlayStation, GameCube, and Sport Boy video games from it, as nicely.
Hunter Fenollol, client tech editor at our sister publication Widespread Mechanics, has been taking part in on the Steam Deck for the previous yr. “Simply don’t mistake the Steam Deck for a sport console,” he advises. “This method locations all the advantages of a pc akin to a desktop working system, mod assist, and extremely adjustable graphics settings in your pocket. Plus it has sufficient energy to run the most recent triple-A titles easily at as much as 60 frames per second.”