• Super Mario Bros. 3 sealed first run copy sells for $156,000 at auction

    10 days ago - By Nintendo Enthusiast

    It turns out that sealed copies of old classic video games have become the new Action Comics 1 and Amazing Fantasy 15 of the collectors world. To further emphasize that point, a sealed first run copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 for NES has sold for $156,000 at Heritage Auctions, an absolutely wild amount of money. What makes this first run of Super Mario Bros. 3 especially noteworthy from a collecting perspective is apparently just the placement of the logo. “Bros.” appears flush along the left side of the box on this version, but its placement was changed in subsequent...
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  • Canceled Green Lantern game for SNES unearthed in Game History Secrets video

    10 days ago - By Nintendo Enthusiast

    In a new episode of his Game History Secrets series on the DidYouKnowGaming? YouTube channel, video game journalist Liam Robertson (in collaboration with Frank Gasking of Games That Weren't) provides details and first-ever gameplay footage of a canceled Green Lantern video game for SNES. The game was in development in the mid 1990s at UK developer Ocean Software, which had built quite a catalogue of licensed games at that point, notably including games for fellow DC Comics character Batman. In the Green Lantern game, players were to take advantage of the character's ring to create objects...
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