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@i!lGiDDDD The future of electronic entertainment d, Happy Christmas And With the iormalltres out oi the way, there&apos;s pressing ousiness Edge must attend to, as you&apos;ll have nutA&gt;&gt;, viii) seen horn Et 1 8a5 regal cover, Sure, the end oi Decernher brings a time tor celebration, love and peace to all men, out it&apos;s also a lime ior rehecticn. and tar remembering those less fortunate This is the iirst Christmas that Europe has seen the three nexlA&gt;&gt;gerlerallcn consoles battling tor attention oitne general public. and it&apos;s conceiveole that it could be the last, Those less ioi-tunate, in this case the owners 0f the consoie that iinishes in third place. That wonal tie Sony, of course. Eighteen months ago it seemed like it might be different and, with Microsoft and Nintendc&apos;s Ghosts oi Christmas Future lurking on the horizon. the P525 Lynchian advertising slogan became an easy joke across the gaming community Now the console is utterly dominant, a positron further cemented by the exclusive presence oi GTA: Wee City (paai. it would he simple to deduce that Microsoit and Nintendo urgently need an equivalent but, in the eyes at the public, quantity is oiten iust as important as qualtty. A quick visit to the premier section at a mayor onllne genres retailer revealed seven pages oi PS2 games, iive ior xocx, and three for GarneCube. Circumstantial. perhaps but it&apos;s dithcuit to deny that cesting the net iunner tor supporting sortwere could him either ct the two compenies playing catch up Global Underground ip72i highlights some or those developers working in places a little more exotic than Gurldiord, and Edge wonders ii a breeder grassroots policy could assist Microsoit or Nintendo in their quest ior second place. Christmas spirit 7 gOUdWill to all men, women, consoles and all 7 means it&apos;d be Churlish lor Edge to damn elther machine m an early bargain-easement grave; there&apos;s so much left to be decided over Ihe holiday season lx&apos;s an excmng time to own a games machine, whichever one ll lss and Edge hopes that, come December 25. you gel everything you deserve 003 &gt;