Why Are Gamecube Games So Expensive. Although the gamecube can be spotted today for a fairly low price around $200, some of its games have only gotten more expensive as years go by. I'm browsing amazon and some of these prices are surprisingly high.
As time goes on, boxed gcn games especially first and second party titles in good/very good/mint condition rise in price and rarity. Because people want their retro games. As a retro game collector i know that the gamecube had an excellent library of games.
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Sellers know that often, amazon (and ebay) are the only place to find such games in any reasonable time frame. Even if he's not seeking it out, many people that are in a similar situation and have a history with the console are likely to try to get it again; Why are gamecube games so expensive on amazon?
I'm Browsing Amazon And Some Of These Prices Are Surprisingly High.
Between the cult following of the corporate brand and the fact the platforms have played underdogs at times (especially the gamecube), it’s not a surprise that there are some treasures to be found in the nintendo library. Over $100 bin (excluding that one $12 auction showing composite video cable and description mentioning av not ypbpr by either ignorant seller or delibrately misleading seller) one would think all these sellers are selling monster branded component cables. This applies most to games released late in the gcn's lifespan such as paper mario:
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Why are gamecube games so expensive? Yep, gc games are really that expensive. Basically, some gamecube titles started to become collectibles, meaning the high demand but low supply of them have raised the price exponentially.
Super Mario Sunshine, Luigi’s Mansion, Legend Of Zelda:
Same smash bros , its $55. So ive been trying to get loz twilight princess for my gamecube but everwhere i look its $60! Still, the game is so emblematic of the gamecube era that it can cost up to $500 today.
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Basically, some gamecube titles started to become collectibles, meaning the high demand but low supply of them have raised the price exponentially. Prices will stay high for quite a while. In general game cube games are really expensive and i dont get why.