The Alpha is a compact living room gaming PC that's compelling for a number of reasons. The system is priced competitively against the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, but the Alpha is a more powerful console that suits the gamer wanting better graphics, frame rates and resolutions on a more consistent basis. On top of this, you get the advantages of gaming on a PC, such as a massive game library, cheaper games and the excellent modding community.
Loading games is more difficult than on a gaming console
Overprotective console mode blocks some games from running
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