With a fresh console generation being ushered in by the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X and S, we asked the IGN community what new gaming console absolutely blew their mind when they got it. Opening up a brand new gaming console often proves to be an exciting experience because that single box contains the potential for endless hours of fun adventures with friends and family, and the stories of how these special gifts are given range from the heart-warming to the knee-slapping.
The unique feeling of surprise and joy that comes from opening up a new console couldn’t be better encapsulated than in the viral video where two kids gush and scream in excitement over their brand new “Nintendo Sixty-FOOOUR!” But we’ve all got our own story about the console that meant the most to us, so check out what everyone had to say.
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Gaming Memories
Many Paid the Price of Being Pranked to Get Their Consoles
Then There’s the Heartwarming Stories
And Then There’s This Guy
Tell us the story of getting the console that meant the most to you in the comments!