New copy of the video game Super Mario Bros. sells for a record $ 100K


(Gray News) – A copy of a video game Super Mario Bros. set a record in the world of video games.

Nintendo's Super Mario Brothers Video Game

The unopened game, originally released in 1985 for the Nintendo console, was recently sold for $ 100,150, according to Dallas-based auction house, Heritage Auctions.

The video game was bought by a group of collectors, the company announced.

Among the buyers are Jim Halperin, founder and co-chair of Heritage Auctions, Zac Gieg, owner of Just Press Play Video Games in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and Rich Lecce, a renowned video game collector.

"Beyond the artistic and historical significance of this game, it's its supreme state of conservation," said Kenneth Thrower, co-founder and chief editor of Wata Games.

The iconic game was reprinted several times from 1985 to 1994.

The first version included "sealed adhesive" copies available only in New York and Los Angeles, according to Heritage Auctions.

In other news from Nintendo, the company announces that it is redoing "The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening. "

The game, released in 1993, is considered one of the greatest of all time.

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