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Comments: 72
  • #72

    lemon (Sunday, 21 October 2018 03:44)

    got this place blocked on my school's network for spending so much time on it. 10/10, super informative!

  • #71

    Consolevariations (Thursday, 18 October 2018 11:41)

    Thank you everyone for the amazing support of the site. We will go to a new website called project "cv 2.0" it will have TONS of new features and even for collectors :) so stay tuned!

  • #70

    Colton (Tuesday, 16 October 2018 06:09)

    Hello. First off, I want to start by saying I love this site! I am a collector and have been looking for a site like this for a long time. I appreciate the effort that has went into making this site! I was wondering if the template you used for this site can be downloaded as a pdf or something so that fellow collectors could make thier own lists for things that they are personally interested in. Thanks!

  • #69

    Garog (Tuesday, 02 October 2018 17:06)

    Incredible website, totally discovered this place by accident.
    There's an extremely overwhelming level of documenting here, I spent roughly 3 hours looking through records of consoles.
    I think you have (intended or not) made me into a wannabe console and videogame merch collector!

  • #68

    Amp (Sunday, 30 September 2018 02:17)

    I'm wondering if the Game Boy Advance SP came in Indigo color? The Wikipedia (as trusted as they are) has a listing under Limited Edition Colors (Indigo (AUS, 2004)).

  • #67

    Brais (Monday, 10 September 2018 19:32)

    Hi, the Pokémon Red & Blue New 3DS's are missing and the red-black New 3DS XL that comes in the Mario Kart bundle didn't come out in Europe, only South Korea and Japan, Europe got the same bundle but the 3DS on it is green-black, no red-black.

  • #66

    anonymous (Thursday, 06 September 2018 22:43)

    this website is the tits

  • #65

    Reynaldo (Tuesday, 04 September 2018 23:02)

    Great website, I collect consoles in-box so this helped out a bunch. LOVE IT!

  • #64

    Steven King (Monday, 03 September 2018 19:18)

    i love this website it has really help me with my collection.

  • #63

    Topo (Sunday, 26 August 2018 02:45)

    I am very impressed with this website! Going through all the archives of different console variants is very fascinating. It's very nice to see pictures of the rare systems you may read about on the internet, or discover completely new ones! Even though it's a work in progress, the archive is very informative and dense with content. I can't wait to see it grow in the future!

  • #62

    Maxi (Friday, 24 August 2018 00:14)

    Ik was erg blij om met je te chatten op gamescom18

    liebe grüße
    maxi

  • #61

    Weeb0r (Tuesday, 21 August 2018 19:35)

    Nice website, it´s interisting to see all the variations of consoles.
    However i found an error with the PS4 Pro Gold Controller. It's possible to buy it in Europe, I bought one about a year ago in Slovakia.

  • #60

    .Moon (Tuesday, 14 August 2018 15:33)

    Great site, great concept, great buliding, great info, overall great.

  • #59

    Sana (Thursday, 09 August 2018 04:45)

    Great site with some really good info. I just wish that there was a release date included for all of the console variations :)

  • #58

    Antiknuckles (Friday, 03 August 2018 23:22)

    This is a great site! And I'm loving it, its the perfect starting point for a budding collector. I've got a good start now on my Gameboy and N64 collections and I'm using this site like a checklist. It's awesome!

  • #57

    Christos Adam (Tuesday, 31 July 2018 14:42)

    Great Job! For a Video Game collector to have this database is a big help. Thanks a lot!

  • #56

    Matthew (Wednesday, 25 July 2018 01:00)

    I found a Grey ( PC maybe ) Microsoft Xbox Remote at Goodwill and i need some Info about it

  • #55

    case (Saturday, 14 July 2018 20:06)

    great website, greetings from Canada! cheers xx

  • #54

    James (Wednesday, 11 July 2018 20:27)

    I have one of the Django Unchained 360's! Winner!

  • #53

    Charly Hernandez (Tuesday, 03 July 2018 18:07)

    Greetings from México! This site is amazing to get a little bit deeper in the history of this consoles, it realle makes you appreciate more the hobby of collecting. Kinda sad modern consoles versions and packaging does not vary that much like it used to, it gave personality and unique feel to it. Keep on the good work!

  • #52

    Shadow (Sunday, 17 June 2018 02:47)

    Love this site but needs to do a better job updating the recent editions on the home page, lot of new systems since I last checked more then that

  • #51

    Nick DeLieto (Wednesday, 23 May 2018 08:20)

    Hey, just randomly stumbled upon this site and saw you had one of my Gamecube pictures on there. Made me feel super cool, appreciate it. It was the "Thanks ATI Gamecube" If you'd like better pictures let me know, also underneath the jewel is an ArtX sticker with the Dolphin logo. ArtX being the company ATI aquired I think around 2002, maybe earlier. Also as far as I can tell only two of these exist, one being indigo ( mine ) and another in the Jet Black. Feel free to email me at nick.s.delieto@gmail.com

  • #50

    SkulShurtugalTCG (Friday, 18 May 2018 01:10)

    This site is amazing! I'm working on research for every 3DS variant that exists and this site is incredibly helpful. As someone who currently has 9 different 3DS systems (across all models), it's nice to be able to compare it with every other variant that exists--and even better, to know exactly how many variants do exist, and how many of the rarest ones there are. Great job on the catalog, and I look forward to coming back again and again!

  • #49

    Tomyo (Thursday, 17 May 2018 04:27)

    This has been extremely helpful in helping me figure out what systems I want to seek for the start of my handheld collection. I also just saw the article on the Izek and it was a huge help!

  • #48

    Dustin Clousher (Sunday, 06 May 2018 01:22)

    Very nice site, I visited to find information on the different colors of Wii consoles. I am a collector and have Atari to Xbox one S and a large collection of hand helds including a good bit of tiger handhelds.

  • #47

    Smosked (Wednesday, 25 April 2018 00:12)

    Great work! I used your site to decide what GC controller to get. cheers

  • #46

    phil (Tuesday, 24 April 2018 14:01)

    your great, keep going on!!!

    with the help of this site, i have my ps3 slim red. i love this colour.

    greetings from germany

  • #45

    john (Monday, 23 April 2018 12:58)

    love your site helped me alot finding colours for my game set up also be nice if you could do pc enging one day many thanks john

  • #44

    Domo3 (Saturday, 21 April 2018 21:27)

    Hey, in the wii remote section you guys don’t have he MARIO ones

  • #43

    Amiga1200 (Friday, 13 April 2018 05:13)

    Superflicous collectability at the peak of presidence one might conjecture. : D
    ^^ some infos straddled inpromtly but just a minor gaff and in the least easily fixable assuming access by the webmaster to the proper php. files.
    Digressions aside 99% accurate and definitely will be bookmarked for a go @ a later time.

    : )

  • #42

    Djeroek (Tuesday, 03 April 2018 04:53)

    Je site via de gamekings items gevonden, vette collectie! Kben zelf geen verzamelaar, maar heb wellicht een gamecube die niet veel mensen hebben. Een gemodde paarse (met led licht aan de zijkant), waar behalve de originele kleine discs ook normaal formaat cd's in passen. Verzamel je zelf ook randapparatuur zoals de copybox van de snes?

  • #41

    Kelly (Wednesday, 28 March 2018 21:05)

    This were some nice 50 minutes just looking though all this

  • #40

    Nintenews (Wednesday, 28 March 2018 19:14)

    Great website!

  • #39

    Kory (Friday, 02 March 2018 02:24)

    Very helpful in seeing what is available to collect for each system. Are the LodgeNet controllers not included because they were technically made by Hori?

  • #38

    Arkz (Saturday, 24 February 2018 23:13)

    Great site, lotsa good pics. Collectors page has some great pics, and a lot of typos. Should probably give it a once over.

  • #37

    Soohable (Monday, 12 February 2018 00:26)

    Hey!

    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 blogs.advids.co 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 info@consolevariations.com 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).
    https://www.consolevariations.com/sega/sega-dreamcast/sega-dreamcast-console-variations/

    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:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sakura_Wars#Retail_store
    http://hg101.kontek.net/sakurataisen/sakurataisen7.htm (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:
    http://sakura-taisen.com/romando/

    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):
    http://sakura-taisen.com/romando/shop.html
    (ゲーム同様、ファンの皆様に支えられ、池袋本店は2003年6月に五周年、心斎橋店は2002年12月に三周年を迎えました。)


    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 https://www.consolevariations.com/nintendo/snes/snes-controller-variations/ 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.