For gamers who still have the old video games they have during their childhood might have a treasure in their hands. An expert on old collectibles said that a great number of these classic video games played in various old consoles actually cost a fortune nowadays as there is a demand for such collectibles. Here is a list of those top ten most expensive retro games from various platforms:
The first retro game is Snowboard Kids 2 which was a popular game title in Nintendo 64. Developed by Racdym and published by Atlus, this is the sequel to the popular snowboarding game which was first released in Japan in 1999. After 17 years, collectors are willing to pay up to $2500 to get their hands on it.
Second is a Sega 32X game called Darxide which has around $1500 command price. Darxide was released in 1995 but only available in Europe. Developed by Frontier Developments, this is a shoot 'em up game similar to Asteroids.
In third place is another Sega 32X game Primal Rage which can fetch up to more than $1200. Primal Rage was released by Atari in 1994 where humans had to fight alien monsters in a post-apocalyptic Earth.
X Zone, which can be played in Super Nintendo, comes in fourth place. Released in 1992, this was a shooter game and one of the few which had support from the Super Scope light gun. Those who still have this can sell it for up to $1000.
Coming close to X Zone in number five is T Mek, another Sega 32X game title. T Mek is a virtual reality two-way fighting game published by Time Warner Interactive in 1994. Owners can sell it for around $990.
Next is Viewpoint a Neo Geo AES game which can be sold at $930 these days. Released first in 1992 for the Neo Geo platform, this isometric shooter game became available in Sega Saturn, PlayStation, and as an arcade game.
In seventh place is Stadium Games for the Super NES which was published by Bandai in 1986. This sports fitness game is considered to be one of the rarest video games in the collectible market for video games. An antique expert from Love Antiques priced it at $744 but its value can be much higher than this.
To occupy the 8th, 9th, and 10th spots are Cool World for Super Nintendo, Fatal Fury Special Edition for Sega Mega CD, and The Adventure of Batman and Robin on Super Mega CD respectively. According to the antique expert, each of them can be sold at around $682.