The Pawn Stars television series usually sees more antiques than video games, but every once in a while the show has something really exciting to show off to its gaming viewers.
In a recent episode of the series a collector brings the Pawn Stars cast what could be one of the most important video games in existence – and is quickly dismissed by the show’s experts.
A sticked-sealed version of Super Mario Bros. for the Nintendo Entertainment System, fully graded by Wata Games and in near-pristine condition, appeared on Pawn Stars, with the seller asking for a cool $1,000,000 USD.
Although originally somewhat ridiculed by the appraisers Chum and Rick, it’s the collector who’s left laughing when the founded of Wata appears on the show. Wata’s Deniz Kahn fully puts Chum and Rick in their place, and even remembers seeing the game come through Wata for grading.
“I know why [the owner] is asking astronomical money on this…