Gameroom Uncovers Hundreds of Classic Games in Nebraska Storage Unit


You never know what you’ll find in a storage unit. Sometimes people use their units to store worthless furniture; sometimes they fill them with priceless antiquities. And, as Gameroom has discovered, they sometimes put away hundreds of games for old-school consoles.

Gameroom describes itself as “a modern video game store/e-commerce hybrid”, and it recently discovered a storage unit that was allegedly used by a now-closed Nebraska game store to store “hundreds” of ” SNES, Sega Genesis, Saturn, 3DO and Sega CD games.”

Gameroom’s video features classic games like Final Fantasy III, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles In Time and Chrono Trigger for the SNES; Sonic the Hedgehog 3 and Gunstar Heroes for the Sega Genesis; and dozens of other titles for additional consoles.

These games can be worth hundreds or, in some cases, thousands of dollars. (IGN Remarks that a graded copy of Chrono Trigger alone can fetch $2,400.) Games that cost between $50 and $80 when they were stockpiled are now worth more than 10 times that amount to collectors.

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“We won’t be releasing any more information about this collection until curation and documentation is complete,” Gameroom says in the video’s description, adding that it also plans to share more professional images of the collection at a later date. later date.

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