• Video Game Music Spotlight: Best of the SNES

    1 month ago - By N4G

    VGChartz's Taneli Palola: "It was 30 years ago this month, on November 21st 1990, when the Super Nintendo Entertainment System was released in Japan. To commemorate this occasion I thought it would be a good idea to look back at some of the best music the system gave us during it lifespan, and as you might expect there wasn't exactly a shortage of options in that category.
    Instead of just picking the classics from games like Super Metroid, Final Fantasy VI, A Link to the Past or Chrono Trigger that everyone already knows, I'm going to focus on some of the less well-known titles for this...
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  • Rare, sealed copy of ‘Super Mario Bros. 3' sets record for most expensive game

    Rare, sealed copy of ‘Super Mario Bros. 3' sets record for most expensive game

    1 month ago - By MobileSyrup

    For the second time this year, a Mario game has set the record for the highest price paid at auction for a video game.
    On November 20th, Heritage Auctions sold a rare, sealed copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 from the 1990s for $156,000 USD. That beat the previous record set in July 2020 when that game's 1985 predecessor, Super Mario Bros. , sold for $114,000 USD .
    Heritage Auctions notes that the bidding opened at $62,500 USD, which was already an impressive amount for a game graded Wata 9.2 A+. But 20 bidders quickly jumped in, pushing the bids up to the record-setting final price.
    “We...
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