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Submitted by rpcdrag0n 374d ago | opinion piece

Top Ten Collector’s Editions of the Past Generation

If this generation can be remembered for one thing – and, to be honest, it will be remembered for many things – it’s the rise and escalation of the Collector’s Edition. Highly sought after and frequently snagged by vindictive eBay merchants, Collector’s Editions have always had a presence in the games market but it wasn’t until this marathon generation that they became a fixture on release calendars. From steelbooks to statues, chests to cheap crap, Collector’s Editions embody everything amazing and naff about gaming today. Here are ten of the most memorable money-vacuums to hit shelves this generation. Nail that wallet shut and tremble at their majesty: (PC, PS3, Wii U, Xbox 360)

-Foxtrot  +   375d ago
Call of Duty: Prestige/Care Package Edition...but no Fallout 3 or New Vegas Collectors editions. Much better in my opinion

Plus some of the Assassins Creed ones aren't that bad.
SIRHC13  +   374d ago
Halo 3 Legendary Edition Master Race.
jay2  +   374d ago
And I own 78 of them. dont have COD or Ni No Kuni and ucfh:
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DivineAssault  +   374d ago
that million dollar saints row is stupid lol.. Who would buy that even if they had the disposable funds?
RE_L_MAYER  +   374d ago
the thing Is for the amount you are paying you can get so much more
plain trip-idk
lamborgini Gallardo is like 150-200 grand
toytota prius is probably 40-30 grand

there is probably more in this trip but I could make 1 million worth me so much more than that
rainslacker  +   373d ago
I find anything in a collector's edition that isn't actually related to the game(or series) in question to be pretty silly.

It was meant to be something absurd, I doubt they expected anyone to actually purchase it. More a marketing gimmick than anything.
RE_L_MAYER  +   374d ago
uncharted ones are mixed up I believe....im literally out of space in my room for anything.......Idk where im gonna store box from gta 5
P_Bomb  +   374d ago
Always wanted that Ni No Kuni one for the Wizard's companion & Drippy!
CarnageXB  +   373d ago
I actually just sold my halo 3 legendary edition for $180 + on ebay. I won it from a play and win sweepstakes back when halo 3 came out. Since I already had one I never opened it. So it was sealed in my closet all these years. Pure profit. I decided to sell it since halo 3 will be dead in a couple years and it might be as collectible down the road.

I have the halo reach legendary edition and the gta4 edition with the lockbox. That's all the special editions I have.
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MisfitsInc  +   373d ago
GTA 4 is the one that i have, and it's my favorite because of the bag and lock box.
RE_L_MAYER  +   373d ago
I like it too-I was abit disappointed in gta 5 collectors
SolidGear3  +   373d ago
Catherine ^_^
bacrec1  +   373d ago
GTA IV is mine, i still regularly use the items that came with it.

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