Video Game Player (Video-game Player, Videogame Player, Video Game Console, Video-game Console, Videogame Player, Home Gaming Console, Gaming Console. Associated with Electronic Gaming and Computer Games) – (1) The unit that video games are played through. This unit typically is connected to a TV or monitor but it can be a standalone device. These might have an operating system, as well as numerous other functions related to PCs and set top boxes. Sony's PlayStation, Microsoft's Xbox and Nintendo are examples. With certain Video Game Players, users can access the Internet, record television shows with digital video recording features, send e-mail messages and more. See Digital Media Receiver, Digital Media Adapter, Portable Media Device and Media Extender.
(2) Someone that plays video games.