NFTs are all the money-making rage lately, but it seems a good ol’ fashioned vintage video game will still make you big bucks at an auction.
Heritage Auctions sold off an unopened, pristinely packaged Super Mario Bros. from 1986 for a grand total of $660,000. According to AP News, it was a Christmas gift. Whoever it was intended for must not have been a huge video game person, because it sat untouched in a drawer for 35 years with all of its original packaging intact.
Perhaps even more bizarre, the seemingly inconsequential packaging was a key factor on whether the game sale would net hundreds of thousands of dollars. Read more…
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