The Mario movie has smashed $1 billion in global revenue even though nine million have watched the Twitter leak.
I’m yet to see it.
However, Geek Native did share research into what’s the most popular Mario game months ago. Is it too soon to come back?
Well, GamesErrors.com has researched which Mario game has the best trade-in value. Spoiler, it’s not the Mario game that’s most popular.
We’re talking about CEX trade-in value too.
|1||Paper Mario||Nintendo 64||£247.00|
|2||Mario Party 3||Nintendo 64||£162.00|
|3||Mario’s Tennis||Virtual Boy||£126.00|
|4||Mario’s Time Machine||Super NES||£110.00|
|5||Mario Is Missing||Super NES||£97.00|
|6||Mario Superstar Baseball||Nintendo GameCube||£84.00|
|7||Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door||Nintendo GameCube||£81.00|
|—||Mario Kart 64||Nintendo 64||£81.00|
|—||Super Mario World||Mario Kart 64||£81.00|
|8||Super Mario 64||Nintendo 64||£78.00|
|9||Super Mario All-Stars||Nintendo 64||£74.00|
|10||Mario Clash||Virtual Boy||£71.00|
GamesErrors told the press:
Many of the games on this list have stood the test of time, and based on the valuations shown here there is still a good market for them. It will be interesting to watch how valuations change with the release of the new Super Mario Bros movie.
Additionally, the list shows how much the Mario universe has expanded, spanning genres and several generations of consoles, with the demand for retro titles in the series remaining high.”
Paper Mario on Nintendo 64 could be traded in for £247. The first Paper Mario game was released internationally in 2001, and obtaining a mint-condition copy is expensive.
Mario Party 3 is second. The game sells for £84 unboxed and £162 mint.
The 1995 Virtual Boy version of Mario’s Tennis takes third place. Trade in a mint-condition game for £126.
The Super NES version of Mario’s Time Machine, also released on Windows, MS-DOS, and the original NES ranks fourth. The trade-in value for Super NES is £110.
Mario Is Missing, another Super NES game, rounds out the top five. It was an educational game released on the Apple Macintosh, MS-DOS, NES, and Super NES in 1993.
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