Further discussing a post I made earlier in the week not only are obscure or hard to find games sometimes the best games you will ever play but also they can be some of the most expensive depending on how rare they are or what their game comes with exactly. It’s incredible how some retro games can cost just as much or even many times more that of a modern day just released game these days.
A great example of this is the original Steel Batallion for the Xbox (seen above). It’s a mech fighting game where the main gimmick is the complexity of the machine you are piloting which requires a massive 3-piece controller complete with buttons, dials, lights and gauges just to monitor and control your mech in game. Back in the day this game was more expensive due to the fact that the controller alone required a huge box to contain it however nowadays you’d be lucky to get it at a low price of around £250!
Of course the argument has to be made if spending this much is at all worth it and I say it entirely depends on the game. For myself spending a lot of money on The Misadventures of Tron Bonne is totally worth it as it’s one of my most favourite games of all time but it entirely depends on who is buying it. I just wonder how expensive current gen games will be 10 or even 20 years in the future, what a scary time that will be. That’s all for now, and as always. It’s not just a game, It’s a Life.