The Rarest Super Nintendo Games

1990 Nintendo World Championships: Gold Edition-
Worth: $ 15,000 – $ 21,000
# of Distributed Copies: 26
This game was a prize Nintendo awarded to one winner and 25 runner-ups to their national Powerfest competition held in Los Angeles in 1990. The actual game is a timed compilation of Super Mario Bros, Rad Racer and Tetris each specifically made for the tournament, and containing a unique scoring system not used in any other game versions.

Star Fox Super Weekend Cartridge-
Worth: $ 200- $ 380
# of Distributed Copies: Less than 2000

This version of StarFox was only used in-store game tournaments at Blockbuster and during Nintendo Power Tournaments. They were only sold publicly to Blockbuster shoppers who made their way to the bargain bin and seemed to circle around to eBay Buyers frequently.

Donkey Kong Country Competition Cartridge-
Worth: $ 300- $ 730
# of Distributed Copies: Less than 2500
Donkey Kong Country Competition cartridges were another to only debut during Blockbuster in store tournaments and never received a commercial release. Only about 1800 of these are rumored to
have made it into the bargain bin to be bought by customers while the rest were collected by tournament winners and employees.

Nintendo Powerfest '94 Cart –
Worth: $ 13,000- $ 24,000
# of Distributed Copies: 1
The 1994 Nintendo Powerfest Competition called for a compilation of Super Mario: Lost Levels, Super Mario Kart, and Ken Griffey Jr Baseball for use during the championship. The cartridge was about half the size of a Super Nintendo system. Only 32 were manufactured and 31 of them were scrapped for parts. The remaining cartridge was found by luck at a garage sale and is considered the most valuable video game in the world. It has only shown up twice on eBay for the not-so-generous price of $ 50,000 starting bid.

Stadium Events-
Worth: $ 2000- $ 9,000
# of Distributed Copies: Between 2000 and 3000
Stadium Events is quite rare due to the fact that Nintendo recalled the game after deciding to grant the game a first party production. When re-released as "World Class Track Meet", Nintendo decided to make it compatible with their Power Pad rather than use the first editions accessory to the 'Family Fun Fitness Pad'. The PAL version of this game is not worth as much as it was not on the recall list. The total distribution tally does not include how many games were sold prior to the recall and it is claimed that less than 200 of the original version made their way into SNES owners' homes.

Source by Ted E Jones

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