Super Mario 64 auction sets record

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It’s been 25 years since the release of the video game Super Mario 64, but the nostalgia has not worn off. An unopened copy of the cartridge just set a new record, selling at auction for more than $1.5 million. The record sale for the most expensive video game at auction likely wasn’t for game play — Nintendo has rereleased Super Mario 64, the newer Switch gaming console. But, as memorabilia, Mario 64 is indeed super.