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1990s kids are grown-ups now, bidding on childhood faves
NEW YORK — The 1990s was a heady decade: the Internet became available to the public, Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa, Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorced and several nations joined forces to wage war in the Persian Gulf. In the realm of pop culture, Nirvana conquered the music charts with their […]
University of Arizona archive devoted to video games study
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – When it comes to games, Ken McAllister and Judd Ruggill don’t play around. The two University of Arizona humanities professors have spent the past two decades quietly assembling what is probably the world’s largest archive devoted to the study of video games and game culture.
Heritage sets consecutive video game auction records within 48-hour stretch
DALLAS – On July 11, Heritage Auctions sold a 1996 copy of the beloved Nintendo video game Super Mario 64 for $1.56 million – a new world auction record for any video game cartridge.
Heritage sets new world auction record for any video game
DALLAS – The finest known copy of the oldest sealed hangtab Super Mario Bros. smashed the previous record for the most ever paid for a video game when it sold on April 2 for $660,000 in Heritage Auctions‘ Comics & Comic Art Auction.