For lack of a better article name, this bit on ugly special edition consoles will go down as a “flashback”. While there are certainly older consoles below to flashback too….the industry hasn’t truly moved past it. We still get a variety of special edition consoles. Many good. Many bad. So I thought…let’s check some of the bad ones out. So below are a number of special edition consoles released over the years. Some probably look familiar, while others are so rare that you may never had known about. It’s also probably good they weren’t available to the mass public. So take a gander below for some true eyesores! Fool’s Gold Wii created for Queen Elizabeth II Game Gear Gold and Diamonds Edition 24k PS5 Golden Rock PS5 Nothing says luxury like gold, right? I mean, it’s also cliche and gaudy while also finding ways to make things more hideous. The same applies to video game consoles. They really should stop doing it. It’s In the Game Battlefield 2042 Xbox Series X Audi R8 Forza Horizon 3 Xbox One Halo 3 Xbox 360 Halo 4 Xbox 360 Far Cry 6 Xbox Series X Pikachu N64 Madden 11 Madden Gras PS3 ElectroPlankton DS (only one made for Toshio Iwai) Call of Duty WWII Camo PS4 Probably the type of special edition that exists more than any other kind. However, sometimes, the design team knocks it out of the park. These ones here though…should have been left on the cutting room floor. That Cross Promotion Marlboro Atari Lynx Dale Earnhardt Jr/Mountain Dew Xbox One Men in Black PS1 Hot Wheels PC Nutty Professor II The Kullumps PS1 Game of Thrones Xbox One X One of many Whataburger Xbox Series X systems Singapore Hello Kitty Xbox Tommy Hilfiger Game Boy Color Don’t worry, video games aren’t the only things to get special editions. Even random cross-promotion goes on all the time. Just because it’s a beloved burger joint or television show though, doesn’t always mean it’ll have a well received special edition console. And Now….This… Oasis Xbox One (Xbox France Twitter giveaway) Swarovski DS Lites Australian Playboy Xbox (one made) LE Green and Orange GBA SP Tribal Silver GBA Panasonic Q GameCube Then there are these that don’t really have a decent rhyme or reason. They just….exist. With that, you have now been exposed (if not already) to some of the ugliest special edition consoles to be produced. But…I know there’s a ton still out there. What was left off? Do you have any you utterly despise? What about ones you like? Lay it out in the comments or let us know over on our Twitter! Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related Leave a ReplyCancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.