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Collector's Editions: Seriously Cool or Shelf Ornaments

Posted Fri, May 30, 2008 by Shayalyn

It's Nifty, but will You Keep it Dusted?

Calling to true geeks everywhere, collector's editions are found for an increasing number of videogame products these days. Coming in big shiny tins, these metal piñatas have a wealth of extras which can include anything from art books to in game items. Are they worth the considerable extra cost? RadarX takes a look at collector's editions and explains why some things are worthwhile, and others are just a passing fancy.

One bonus aspect of a collector's edition I think most people miss is geek cred. That's right, the ability to say you've bought it because you are such a die hard Warhammer fan. To set it upon your trophy shelf with your unopened Aquaman, full size 1950's GI Joe, replica Dr. Who tools, and signed copy of Spawn #1 places you among the elite, and we salute you for it.

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