Handheld video game consoles are devices that typically include a built-in screen and a battery so that the unit can be carried around and be played anywhere. Examples of such include the Game Boy, the PlayStation Vita, and the Nintendo 3DS. Hybrid video game consoles have elements of both home and handheld systems.
A video game console is refer to as machine that is used to play video games. Video game consoles usually connect to a television. Special controllers are attached to the console to control the game. Some video game consoles are handheld. They can be carried around and have their own screens. The Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable are examples of handheld consoles. Some video game consoles can also run general software, such as Linux.
An arcade game is a game machine typically found in public places like malls, restaurants and amusement arcades, and is usually coin operated. Arcade games are usually video games, pinball machines or electromechanical games.