Super Mario Bros Most Expensive Game Ever & Movie In Works


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The record for the most expensive video games has been broken several times over the past year. In July last year, a copy of Super Mario had sold for $114,000 (Rs. 84.65 lakhs) at an auction. In November, another copy was auctioned for $156,000 (Rs. 1.15 crores). That record was broken in April this year at $660,000 (Rs. 4.90 crores).

In July this year, a copy of The Legend of Zelda fetched $870,000 (Rs. 6.45 crores).

While most games that fetched a huge price were auctioned, the sale of SuperMario 1985 took place on a slightly different system. Rally, the website, buys items and invites people to invest in shares of those items. The investors then get a say on whether to hold or sell when an offer comes for the item.

The New York Times, which first reported the record sale price, said Rally had bought the Super Mario 1985 game in April last year for $140,000 (Rs. 1.03 crores). It also reported that investors had passed on a $300,000 (Rs. 2.22 crores) offer later in 2020. A graduate student who spoke to the publication said he invested $100 (Rs. 7,423) in shares of the game and made $950 (Rs. 70,518) from the sale.

The Super Mario Bros game series, first released in the year 1985, was created by Nintendo.

When Nintendo officially announced it was making a Super Mario Bros. film with the studio behind Despicable Me and Minions, there were a lot of questions. Several years and a Nintendo-focused Universal theme park expansion later, we still don’t know much. The company only said that the film would be co-produced by Mario’s creator, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Illumination’s Chris Meledandri.

“I’m playing Spike,” Maniscalco said in an interview on Bert Kreischer’s Bertcast, “their boss.” If you don’t recognize the character, you aren’t alone. While there is a character named Foreman Spike in the world of Super Mario Bros., it’s kind of a deep cut — he only appears in 1985’s Wrecking Crew for the NES, the Japan only Wrecking Crew ’98, and as a nostalgic reference in a handful of later games.