The gaming media vulture swarm has been feasting heartily from the follies and failures of an industry that makes drug running look like a stable career. Still, the flock is antsy, anxious, and the reason is a view of next-gen console systems on the horizon. The current console generation has lasted long, and the new models are still at least a year away. While this glacial pace of change might be a strain on the industry, it’s proven a boon for gamers who haven’t had to buy new hardware in forever. Is a new console generation worth the trouble for gamers to upgrade and refresh their collections with new titles? Maybe not. 1UP has the story.