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  • #37

    Soohable (Monday, 12 February 2018 00:26)


    I like your website and it has valuable information. However, I am very confused with the pictures provided for each console. I would recommend that every console should have have regional sections (Japan, America, Europe, Australia) and provide all packaging variations for each specific region.

  • #36

    Ron (Wednesday, 07 February 2018 04:21)

    I'm super into collecting consoles and finally there is this handy reference available from you guys!! Amazing to find out about some rarities and gems. this whole website is a gem tbh

  • #35

    Aldebaran (Sunday, 28 January 2018 19:41)

    In wii controller variations: nintendo did never release a pink nunchuck, a Classic Controller Black or a Classic Controller Red (just 'pro' versions of those 2). There are not Evidences of that. (sorry for the awkard english)

  • #34

    jamesolive (Wednesday, 24 January 2018 10:46)

    I have been searching some blogs on cloud systems and i have gone through blogs on they are to easy to understand and the most of all. They have all subject related blogs. Just have a look.

  • #33

    RetroGamesMadeEasy (Saturday, 30 December 2017 02:18)

    This site is great guys. I'm using it as a reference for the site I am working on right now. Keep up the good work guys. One thing though. It would be great if you'd do different console box art variations. I.E. NES Had a lot more variations based on what was packaged with it per store and what not. You guys should include those too.

  • #32

    Ash S (Thursday, 07 December 2017 05:44)

    Hey guys, this website is dope! Very keen for a Wonderswan section!!

  • #31

    consolevariations (Sunday, 26 November 2017 21:21)

    Thank you NewWaveBossaNova for this amazing info! We have discussed this and we have changed it in the consolevariation page!

    If you have any new/other info for us, you can also email us on or just click on the 'Help Us" page on top! We have another picture for you regarding the console if you need more info about it. contact us and we`ll send it to you!

  • #30

    NewWaveBossaNova (Sunday, 26 November 2017 07:38)

    *Wall of text warning*

    In the Sega Dreamcast consoles section, there's an entry currently titled "Sega Dreamcast: Sakura Taisen Specialty Store" (would be nice to have anchor tags for your site if feasible).

    I highly believe this to be a display unit for the "Taisho Romando" store, the official Sakura Taisen goods shop in Japan. Whether or not the unit was offered for sale, and how many were made, I cannot say but at the very least it was created for the store.

    More info on the shop: (last paragraph of the Legacy section)

    What these articles miss is that there was a second shop opened in Shinsaibashi. The text on the Dreamcast says that it was to commemorate the grand opening of the Shinsaibashi shop on Dec 11, 1999.

    The Taisho Romando logo on the Dreamcast (and controller) can be matched with the logo on the shop's official website:

    Because of the time period in which the Sakura Taisen series takes place, the text in the logo is actually written right-to-left (堂漫浪正太) despite being written horizontally, to give a historic vibe to it.

    The topmost line of text on the Dreamcast is the date followed by Taisho Romando written left-to-right (1999.12.11 太正浪漫堂).
    The second line says "Shinsaibashi Store Grand Opening Commemoration" (心斎橋店 開店記念).

    As proof that a second shop existed at all, here's a page from official website wherein the third paragraph states that the Shinsaibashi shop reached its third anniversary on December 2002 (matching up with the Dec 1999 date on the Dreamcast):

    Currently your Quick Facts section for this console says:
    - Console released in Japan
    - Pink colored console with the Sakura Taisen text on top.
    - 1 known (not known how many are made)
    - currently investigating the source
    - Unit is currently displayed in a store in japan.

    Suggested revision:
    - Console released in Japan
    - Pink colored console with the Taisho Romando logo on top.
    - 1 known (not known how many are made)
    - Created to commemorate the grand opening of the Shinsaibashi branch of the Sakura Taisen goods store, Taisho Romando.
    - Unit was displayed in store.

  • #29

    Bjarne (Saturday, 25 November 2017 02:13)

    Loving the hell out of this site, loving your dedication and devotion!
    However, I too have to say that the Sony section is lacking. For it to be perfect, you'd have to list all the different SCPH-revisions. The SCPH-90000 line of production, the final version of the slim PS2, noticably looks different from all the other slim PS2 revisions.

  • #28

    consolevariations (Saturday, 04 November 2017 00:48)

    Thanks Tim! We have fixed it =)

  • #27

    Tim Miller (Wednesday, 01 November 2017)

    Great site!

    One note: on page the first picture is not a Super Famicom controller, but rather a European SNES controller.

  • #26

    David White (Monday, 16 October 2017 07:23)

    This site helped me prove to someone that the midnight blue Toys R Us Japanese exclusive Game Boy Advance is a real thing and has a transparent purple-ish colour (yes he didn't believe me before...). Thanks!

  • #25

    Rocky Deleste (Friday, 13 October 2017 21:52)

    Hey guys! I can't help but notice some things that are lacking in some fields in the Sony section, but otherwise, this site is amazing!

  • #24

    Haarberger (Sunday, 08 October 2017 11:17)

    I love specific sites like this, good feature to add how common each one is as well.

  • #23

    PandaX (Thursday, 28 September 2017 22:31)

    Just thought I let you guys know that this site comes in handy for collectors like me.

  • #22

    Ig:Guero_dawgk (Friday, 15 September 2017 21:42)

    Loved this site this is the first time being one in and glad to see more collectors out there I my self just started collecting last year and am still working on it

  • #21

    Blibloczek (Tuesday, 22 August 2017 14:13)

    Bardzo blabzug, polecam.

  • #20

    Ray G (Thursday, 17 August 2017 01:23)

    Excellent job with this site. Preserving video game history is something close to our hearts at so we're glad that this site is making such a good effort!

  • #19

    Bernie (Friday, 28 July 2017 10:14)

    Appreciate the site very much, thanks.

  • #18

    Fauxtaur (Friday, 28 July 2017 01:50)

    Good site but would be nice if it had memory cards and other accessories.

  • #17

    Lawliet (Monday, 24 July 2017 03:14)

    Thank you for this site, easy to navigate, and immensely useful resource!

  • #16

    Tristan Ibarra (Saturday, 08 July 2017 17:43)

    Absolutely awesome compilation of information you have here. Very impressive!!

  • #15

    silburned (Wednesday, 10 May 2017 17:39)

    Many times I go to and think, "This site could use an update.". I guess someone did back in April 2016. Much better images, user-friendly, correct information and nearly complete.

  • #14

    Sonyphileソニー株式会社 (Sunday, 09 April 2017 01:07)

    Good Business

  • #13

    Samuel John Gottschall (Sunday, 09 April 2017 01:06)

    sweet site

  • #12

    How to register on site? (Wednesday, 15 March 2017 20:43)

    I can't register on this site.I can't add console variations,can't blog.

  • #11

    S. Schulz (Tuesday, 14 February 2017 09:31)

    Whow!!! Congratulation for this marvelous site you made.
    This is the most detailed and complete site on consoles I have ever seen.
    KEEP THIS ON!!! Great Job!
    Thank you for all the efforts made.

  • #10

    Genesis2612 (Friday, 10 February 2017 16:42)

    I end up spending hours looking through everything here~.
    And it's helpful when collecting, too!
    Thank you!

  • #9

    Antone vernier (Friday, 27 January 2017 22:01)

    The more collectors there are, the better. and my family has a long history of being antiquities dealers. ; j I was recently sold a very rare ds console by one of you, im very grateful.

  • #8

    Bill Smith (Monday, 16 January 2017 21:36)

    Hey man, stumbled upon your site while searching for N64 controller variants. Couldn't believe how well organized this was. Great informative page, definitely recommending people check it out :)

  • #7

    Josh stouffer (Thursday, 12 January 2017 23:26)

    Very big collector, and I love this site. Thank you so much for the dedication and hard work it took to make it what it is. Looking forward to see more this year

  • #6

    Marco (Sunday, 08 January 2017 00:52)

    Really cool website, even has a blog/news section to see newer updates! Thought I'd let you know that France had a "Sims Gamecube Pak" - I don't own it so I can't provide photos, but there's one listed on right now.

  • #5

    Sonicmaster (Friday, 06 January 2017 00:03)

    SEGA!!!! Wow this is AMAZING! =))

  • #4

    Matt Lazarus / Nex (Wednesday, 04 January 2017 18:56)

    Hands down the best variant website out there.
    I'm happy to be a contributor!
    Thanks for all your hard work to make this site a reality!

  • #3

    pokemaniak (Wednesday, 04 January 2017 18:13)

    Just continue.. this is the best idea of the century ^^

  • #2

    Robbie (Wednesday, 04 January 2017 12:13)

    Lovin' the site! Makes for easy collecting, knowing all the variants I need!

  • #1

    Ben (Wednesday, 04 January 2017 10:40)

    Wonderful site! I am on here every day to see the pretty colors of the GameBoy variations!