What Atari 2600 games are worth the most money?
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What is the rarest Atari?
With titles like Superman, the Atari 2600 produced some of the rarest games of all time. Air Raid for the Atari 2600 could possibly be the rarest of them all. The game, published by Men-A-Vision in 1982, has become one of the most prized possessions in gaming history.
What is the Atari 2600 worth today?
It all depends on the title and the condition of the game. The most valuable Atari game is Air Raid for the Atari 2600. This game without the box sells for over $3000 and if it is in the box, can sell for over $31,000!
Why was ET so bad?
According to The Video Game History Foundation, reviewers from the era found the game confusing, clunky, and hard to learn, with bad graphics even for the time. Apparently, children had an easier time playing than adults, but people did not like constantly falling into pits.
What caused the video game crash of 1983?
The crash was attributed to several factors, including market saturation in the number of game consoles and available games, as well as waning interest in console games in favor of personal computers. Revenues peaked at around $3.2 billion in 1983, then fell to around $100 million by 1985 (a drop of almost 97 percent).
What did Atari 2600 games cost?
The cost of Atari games varied quite a bit but in general the games normally cost somewhere between $20-$30 However, you must consider that $20-$30 then, is not the same as it is today.
What was the NES called in 1983?
The Nintendo console, or Nintendo Entertainment System (NES), was released as the Famicom in Japan on July 15, 1983. The Famicom offered the ability to play popular arcade games such as Donkey Kong on a home television set and was extremely well received.
What is an old Atari worth?
The original Atari has sold recently for $30 for ones that are in rough condition, and nearly $190 for ones that are like new in the box. The average sale price is around $100 for an original Atari with the box.
What Atari games were at Goodwill?
Goodwill confirmed to Fox News that a copy of the game Air Raid was discovered by one of their employees, Alex Juarez, who was savvy enough to notice the extraordinary find. After being listed for one week, the game was auctioned off for a whopping $10,590.79. Only 13 copies of the game reportedly exist.