The world of electronic entertainment is full of enthusiasts and collectors who can buy amazing amounts to satisfy their need for a specific problem, especially when it's a white crow. Even in such cases, the quality of the game is not important. Even a legendary bad game like Cheetah II on NES (which Angry Video Game Nerd reviewed) was sold at auctions for $ 3,000. Of course, if the game (for lack of a better word) comes from the top shelf, prices can reach unimaginable thresholds. This was the case with the cartridge of Super Mario Bros. at NESa. It has just been sold for over $ 1
This copy was sold for over $ 100,000. Super Mario Bros. na NES is the only unopened version of the game
Why was it worth it? The answer requires a recession until NES has not yet existed on the American market and Nintendo has tried to invade it. Then, in 1985 and 1986, began selling small amounts of consoles and games in cities like New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco. Cartridges with cartridges were not even foiled, but glued only with black labels with Nintendo lettering. These were dull stickers in 1985, and a year later they appeared shiny. It's just the only unopened copy of the game that also carries this very rare Nintendo sticker.
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Her condition was professionally rated by Wat Games on a 10-point scale at 9.4, making it nearly perfect. Who was crazy enough to spend so much money on Super Mario Bros.? It was a group of collectors specializing in video games and general collections. People who have made a transaction see this as a potential investment and believe that the game will become even more valuable over time. Historian Frank Cifaldi, founder of the Video Game History Foundation, believes that this copy of Super Mario Bros. is like the first release of Action Comics in which Superman made his debut and thus has the status of "Holy Grail" among video games.