The most anticipated video game of all-time, Super Mario Bros. 3 debuted in the United States on February 12, 1990 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was truly the “biggest, most exciting Mario Bros. adventure yet!” The most labor-intensive NES game ever made, Shigeru Miyamoto oversaw Nintendo’s all-star ten-member design team, dubbed “R&D 4”. The game is considered Miyamoto’s masterpiece, with incredible level designs, awesome power-ups, and unforgettable bosses. Immortalized in Universal’s 1989 feature film, The Wizard, it remains the best selling standalone video game ever.
A favorite amongst collectors, Super Mario Bros. 3 has quickly ascended to the upper echelon of the hobby. A copy of the game was sold on November 22, 2020 for a staggering price of $156,000 – a record at the time. The record-setter was a top condition early 1990 US release.
Presented is beautiful factory sealed near mint + copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 from 1990. This NES high-grade example is gorgeous: Bright, clean, and crisp with a flawless image; the game displays immaculately. A great opportunity to acquire an original copy of one of the most iconic video games ever made, and would be a tremendous addition to any world-class collection.
Encapsulated by VGA (80+), #71824696