New console added! The Sega Saturn Hello Mac Edition

Yes, we have a new console added to the site! It is the Sega Saturn from Hello Mac!

- Console released in Japan

- White colored console with the logo and store name of Hello Mac on it.

- Bundled with 2 controller

- Only available in the Hello Mac stores in Japan in 1996

 

Thanks to this system we now have a total of 14 Sega Saturns on the site!  Click here to see them all!

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A sweet Microsoft Xbox from japan!

Look at this sweet Xbox console from Japan! Its bundled with Gotham Racing 2 and Halo! It even comes with 2 controllers! 

The Sony PSX DESR-5100

Sony PSX DESR-5100

Quick Facts:

- Console released in Japan
- Silver colored console
-160 GB HDD was installed
-Only the DESR-5100 is Silver

The Sega Mega Jet

Sega Mega Jet

Quick Facts:

- Console from Japan

- Dark/Grey colored console with purple/black buttons and "MD" on it (Stands for Mega Drive)

- It's being at the Mega Drive variations section because it only plays Mega Drive games

5 Nintendo 64 Prototypes colours discovered!

Instagram user that goes by the name @Retro_Hoarder  found one amazing lot of not 1, but 5 Nintendo 64 Prototype consoles and controllers! Below is the story he wants to share with us:

 


It’s probably best if I give provide the back story on why these prototypes were made and where they came from. The prototype consoles, as well as the Clear White/Atomic Purple console you have all seen, originally came from Nintendo of Europe, based in Germany. Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America are allowed to operate freely and try new things with all final decisions made by Nintendo Company Limited based in Japan (at least this was the case at the time). NoE created these prototypes as part of a colour survey before the Funtastic range was released. The marketing department conducted the survey and the colours that were deemed to work best together, as a set, became the Funstastic series we know and love today. As these prototypes are fully working (I’ve tested them all) they weren’t immediately destroyed but instead were used in the marketing department as ‘working’ consoles and used to take screen shots, test games, etc. and just generally used for day to day work. Towards the end of the N64 lifespan this marketing team was absorbed by another department and at that time the prototypes were either destroyed or in some cases, like this, saved by the employees who used to work on them! This is really interesting as my friend doesn’t know the numbers that were originally made or how many were saved in total (Not many though). My friend knew of the Clear White/Atomic Purple and also knows of 2 other consoles that were definitely saved; the Clear White and also Clear Milky Blue to go with the controllers I purchased.

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Happy Easter!

We at Consolevariations wish you an amazing easter! :D 


Picture by: Matt Henzel

N64 controller shipping box found!

We have not really looked for new consoles on our holiday.. but when we saw this, there was no way we could not buy it!

New Joy-con announced for the Switch, Neon Yellow

There is a new Joy-con announced for the Nintendo Switch! Neon Yellow color! It will be released, on June 16th!

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New collector added: Switzy

We have a new collector added to the site! Switzy is collecting for 4 years and already has a huge game room! He collect a bit of everything, but mostly he likes Game Boy and PlayStation!

Click on the picture to see more!

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CV is Going to Australia!

We are going to Australia to meet one of the best Nintendo 64 collectors in the world! We also stay there for a couple of weeks so expect a late respond in our messages and mail. Do you live close to Brisbane? Contact us and lets have a drink!

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The Sega Activator

This is not an alchemy circle or a summoning circle, this is actually the Sega Activator! Controller from Asia/North America and Brazil, Full-body motion based controller, Used for fighting games!
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Bandai consoles needed!

Hey everyone. We need alot of Bandai console pictures! We are almost done with the Bandai page but we are still missing most of the pictures! Because we Dont take them Randonly from the Internet would like to ask you to provide them with your permission to use, any picture is welcome!! Thanks!

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The PlayStation 2 Fireplace

Everything is possible. What to do with too many PlayStation 2 consoles? Make a fireplace out of them ofcourse!

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Console of the week: Dreamcast Maziora

Console of the WEEK! The Dreamcast Maziora Edition. Its such a beautiful system. How we wish we could have this console in our Office!

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New Nintendo Wii Discovered!  WII DID IT!

We managed to have 600 likes on Facebook! Thank you so much for supporting consolevariarions! We keeping improving our site every day! Yesterday a fan mailed us to show this amazing Nintendo Wii! ATI Gave these to members of the production team who made the ATI card for the Nintendo Wii
Vegas was the name of the chip of the Nintendo Wii. WII DID IT!

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