Huge video game collection sold for $1.2 million, includes games for 22 classic consoles

By Julio Franco
Jul 9, 2012
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  1. For a minimum bid starting at more than a million dollars, a collector is offering his entire catalog of video games for Nintendo home systems from the NES/Famicom through the GameCube, plus the full lineup of every game released on……

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  2. TomSEA

    TomSEA TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,507   +550

    That is UNREAL. Well now I don't feel so bad for buying all those damn games during Steam sales. :p
  3. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 2,364   +709

    Those games wouldnt cost a quarter of a million dollars all new...much less then that. Talk about resale skills right there.
  4. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,011   +18

    I think the value lies in having all the games unopened. I don't think this would be something that a person would start opening up and playing. I'm pretty sure you could buy the titles you really wanted separately for much cheaper (since you're someone who has a million bucks around for video game purposes).
  5. tengeta

    tengeta TS Enthusiast Posts: 612

    I have a nearly complete dreamcast collection but its all open... that collection is just crazy
  6. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 794   +87

    Possibly if you live in UK. Google, "EU Rules You Can Sell Your Digital Game Licenses"
  7. Jesus, that's like 247$ per game!
  8. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,181   +411

    + A lot of time and care
  9. Just spent 300 on a Genesis, SNES, and about 25 games total for both. Suddenly I don't feel so bad.
  10. You would have to deliver it urself, to the buyer cuse of postage cost and I wouldnt trust a courier to deliver it all in one piece

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