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NES World Championship cart auction ignites sales rush

Last week a tremendously rare Nintendo World Championship cartridge appeared on eBay, immediately sparking a bidding frenzy. Despite its torn label and crude ink scrawl reading "Mario," the auction has now ended at a top bid of $99,902. While that number is impressive, you should always view any...

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1 of the 116 copies of Nintendo World Championship is up on eBay

A copy of rarest-of-the-rare NES game Nintendo World Championship is going for sale on eBay, and despite it having a ripped label and "Mario" written on it in ballpoint pen, the current highest bid is a whopping $5,500. That's because the cartridge is one of only 116 made for the 1990 nationwide NE...

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Man chats about his $15k NES game

James Baker collects games, but probably not in the same way that any of us collect games. Baker recently coughed up $15,000 for one of the 26 gold-colored NES carts that were originally manufactured for the Nintendo World Championships in 1990 (only twelve are still accounted for) -- in fact, we're...

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Rare NES game selling for 12k makes us wish we had money

In your travels, you may have heard of the "holy grail" of video games. This rare NES game, known as Nintendo World Championships 1990, has only 116 copies in circulation. Now it seems that the owner of one of these carts has done what any other red-blooded capitalist would do, and put it up fo...

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