Auction Watch Archive


Auction Watch – 13/01/2018


Oh hello! Yes, this site is still technically alive. Happy 8th birthday to us, I guess?

Anyway, here’s a few curious items.

Full size Game Boy store kiosk – local pickup in Bankstown.

Super Famicom Box – Rare Super Famicom variant designed for hotel rooms

Panasonic Q – always wanted this GameCube variant

Dreamcast – Australian version, new and complete

Second model Australian Sega Saturn

Killer Instinct Super Advantage Bundle

Original Xbox store kiosk – same seller has some other Xbox 360 kiosks too

Harvest Moon (Super Nintendo)

Shining Force (Mega Drive)

Dick Smith Wizzard w/ Tape Drive


Auction Watch – 28/01/2017


It has been a long time since we’ve done one of these posts, and I have not paid any attention to the market for video games older than the Wii in that space of time. However, I am not surprised by the sheer greed that is going on. We still target listings that are complete in box unless stated otherwise.

Shenmue II (NTSC-J) signed by Yu Suzuki

Fatal Fury 2 (PAL) (Mega Drive)

Pocky & Rocky (SNES)

Pocky & Rocky 2 (SNES)

The Pirates of Dark Water (Mega Drive)

Castlevania: The New Generation (Mega Drive)

Super Probotector: Alien Rebels (SNES)

Super Castlevania IV (SNES)

Sega Saturn (Australian PAL version)

Limited Edition Pink PlayStation 2 Slim (Australian PAL version)


Auction Watch – 27/09/2014

A lot of pre-Atari consoles up this week! Don’t feed the vultures – look for value in your retro gaming purchases.

Videomaster Olympic Home TV Game

Telesport 7704

Sheen M-1200 Microprocessor Programmable TV Game

Game Boy Player

NES Control Deck

NES Top Loader (3-in-1 cart version) – Sans 3-in-1 cart, amusingly.

NES Control Deck w/ 5 games

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire (Nintendo 64)

Pilotwings 64 (Nintendo 64)

Mario Party (Nintendo 64)

Soundic Victory MPT-02 Home TV Programmer – complete but faulty

Sheen TVG-201

Soundic Sports Video TV Game Console


Auction Watch – 20/09/2014


Back for another round.

Dreamcast with 12 games (NTSC-U)

NES Action Set


Mega Drive "Big 6" Console Bundle

PlayStation Console in branded briefcase – These were used for rentals when the machine first landed – though I think this one is missing some internal foam.

Super Mario Land Ambassadors of Funk featuring MC Mario music cassette

Atari Bulk lot, including boxed XEGS, 2600jr

Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo 64)

Ecco Jr. (Mega Drive)

Paper Mario (Nintendo 64)

Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door (GameCube)

Link: The Faces of Evil (CD-i)

Super Mario Bros. (NES)

Super Mario Bros. 2 (NES)

Light Crusader and Fantastic Dizzy/Rocket Knight Adventures 2-Pack (Mega Drive) – Two of Ozisoft’s weird VHS case releases

Super Mario Bros. 3 (NES)

DuckTales (NES)

DuckTales 2 (NES)


Auction Watch – 30/08/2014

Run of the mill week.

Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards (Nintendo 64) – Listing this here more for the lulz, don’t pay $300 for Kirby’s most mediocre outing.

Dancing Stage: Mario Mix (GameCube) – Local pickup in Ryde, NSW only.

Lufia (Super Nintendo)

Shenmue II (Dreamcast)

Metal Slug 4 (Neo Geo AES)

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (GameCube)

The Legend of Dragoon (PlayStation)

Mortal Kombat 3 (Super Nintendo)

Diddy Kong Racing (Nintendo 64)

Pokemon Blue (Game Boy)

Saturn Bomberman (Saturn) – Looks like significant damage to the rear of the case

Boxed/Complete Game Gear w/ 7 loose games – No mention of sound issues so caveat emptor

Boxed/Complete Silver Slim PlayStation 2 – Complete with mediocre platinum games

Boxed/Complete Silver Slim PlayStation 2 – Another one

Pokemon Mini w/ Pokemon Pinball Mini


Auction Watch – 16/08/2014


Busy week for Nintendo 64 stuff.

Mario Party (Nintendo 64)

Pokemon Stadium 2 (Nintendo 64)

Killer Instinct Gold (Nintendo 64)

Snake's Revenge (NES)

Donkey Kong 64 (Nintendo 64)

Lylat Wars (Nintendo 64)

Aidyn Chronicles: The First Mage (Nintendo 64)

ICO Collector's Edition (PlayStation 2) – New and sealed

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (Nintendo 64)

Xenogears (PlayStation NTSC-U)

Snowboard Kids 2 (Nintendo 64)

Paper Mario (Nintendo 64)

Secret of Mana (Super Nintendo)

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Super Nintendo)

Mario Party 2 (Nintendo 64)

Nintendo 64 Ice Blue Console

Nintendo 64 Jungle Green Console

Nintendo 64 Fire Orange Console

Special Pikachu Edition Game Boy Color

Hanimex TVG070C programmable TV-game console


Auction Watch – 09/08/2014

Pitiful showing this week.

Star Wing SNES Bundle – Sunfaded in several spots.

Super Mario All Stars SNES Bundle

Special Pikachu Edition Game Boy Color w/ Pokemon Silver and Crystal – Also includes a cart only copy of Red and a Gold/Silver playguide

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time and Majora's Mask (Nintendo 64)

NEC PC Engine

Mario Party 3 (Nintendo 64)

NiGHTS + 3D Controller Pack (Saturn)

Battletoads & Aussie Rules Footy (NES)

Donkey Kong 64 (Nintendo 64)


Auction Watch – 02/08/2014


Kind of a crappy week.

Paper Mario (N64) – More N64 auction idiocy.

Daze Before Christmas (Mega Drive)

Sega Saturn – Apparently new in box.

HES 4 Pak All Action (Master System)

WarCraft Battle Chest – This is the original release

Shining Force II (Mega Drive)

Special Pikachu Edition Game Boy Color

Landstalker: The Treasures of King Nole (Mega Drive)


Auction Watch – 26/07/2014

Trying to keep it realistic this week.

3 x HES games for NES – Sidewinder, Duck Maze and Arctic Adventure – Soft plastic case versions. No manuals, though.

Ico and Shadow of the Colossus Limited Editions (PlayStation 2)

NES game bundle with Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse – Seller doesn’t specify which games have manuals, so ask first.

NES game bundle with Ufouria, Duck Maze, Arctic Adventure – Again, seller hasnt said which ones have manuals. HES games are the cardboard versions.

HES Maxi 15 Pack (NES)

Mario Paint (SNES) – Might just be my shitty eyes, but the rear of the box looks a little sunfaded

GoldenEye 007 (Nintendo 64)

Gunstar Heroes (Mega Drive)

Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Game Boy)

Shenmue (Dreamcast)

Grandia II (Dreamcast)

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (Nintendo 64)

SNES Super Mario All Stars Console Bundle

Sega Mega Drive 32X

Amiga CD-32


Auction Watch – 19/07/2014


Some good – and affordable – stuff this week.

Wario Land III (Game Boy Colour) – This is a buy it now, but there are apparently two available, and $35 is good for a new first party GBC game.

Game Boy Gallery 4 (Game Boy Colour) – Same as above, new and $35 buy it now

Rockman Collection (PlayStation NTSC-J) – A high price but a cool set

Daze Before Christmas (Mega Drive) – Best condition copy I’ve seen.

GameCube Bulk Lot – Doesnt specify if manuals are present, but lot includes Super Smash Bros Melee, Paper Mario: Thousand Year Door, Mario Kart Double Dash, Super Mario Sunshine, Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2, F-Zero GX, Resident Evil 4 and more.

Conker's Bad Fur Day (Nintendo 64)

Metal Gear Solid 20th Anniversary Collection Box Set (PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and PSP)

Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo 64)

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance (GameCube)

Mario Party (Nintendo 64)

Star Fox 2 (Super Nintendo) – PAL Reproduction

Super Mario World: Return to Dinosaur Land (Super Nintendo) – PAL Reproduction

The Legend of Zelda: Parallel Worlds (Super Nintendo) – PAL Reproduction

Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door (GameCube)

Secret of Mana (Super Nintendo)

Shenmue (Dreamcast)

Shenmue II (Dreamcast)

Shadow Warriors II (aka Ninja Gaiden II) (NES)

Nintendo 64 Fire Orange Console

Nintendo 64 Grape Purple Console

Nintendo 64 Ice Blue Console

PlayStation with Rental Case – Havent seen one of these in nearly 10 years