One pair to rock, and one pair to stock, right? Sneakerheads might amass a large collection of shoes, with some pairs not aging like fine wine, but rather, falling apart.
Behold, a pair of custom PS4-themed Jordans. The simple colour scheme makes them look, from the front, like something you'd really want to own. But then you see the back (and the price).
While these may look like something a very bored fan would come up with in their spare time, they are real. Made by Reebok, and officially-licensed.
Reebok and Japanese figure maker MegaHouse are teaming up for a limited edition set of Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex sneaker. There will be only five hundred pairs in the world. In the world.
Artist Jared Sellers has been toiling away on a few sets of custom video game-related sneakers for around a year now. And the centrepiece of the collection are these incredible Portal kicks.
These custom, hand-painted AC sneakers are the work of Sole Junkie, who was asked to create a pair of shoes inspired by the game.
I have a nephew who's a bit of a sneaker enthusiast. He's done the whole line-up-at-midnight-for-new-Dunks thing, despite the fact that he's got size 14 feet. He's also a gamer and I took him to see a demo of NBA 2K12 earlier this summer. And, while he was polite enough not to ask about the in-game footwear in this…
A preview build of Deus Ex Human Revolution, containing a rough version of the early sections of the upcoming game, was leaked onto torrent sites in late May.
Even if the design of the actual shoe isn't to your liking, the Converse x Nintendo limited edition sneakers released for Mario's (belated) 25th anniversary have one thing going for them: a great box.
These Converse x Super Mario Bros. sneakers go on sale in Japan in April. They will surely be murderously expensive.
Exotic dancers and folks who like to dress as exotic dancers, listen up! Has Disney got a pair of shoes for you.
Jacob Patterson spends his spare time designing custom sneakers. One of his customers wanted a pair of God of War sneakers. And they couldn't be just any old God of War sneakers.
These incredible Iron Man and War Machine sneakers aren't some fanciful Photoshop mock-ups. They exist, are going on sale, and actually light up.
We weren't sure if Namco Bandai was taking the new Splatterhouse game seriously until we saw the exclusive Globe International Superfly model Splatterhouse shoes.
Purple sneakers? Hah. Nothankyou. Oh! Unless they're custom purple Cons covered in Grim Fandango artwork. Now that, that we can consider.