Did NES games cost $50-60 when back in the 80's?

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  1. oh u mad

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    isn't that like paying $150 for a game right now
     
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    how old are you?
     
  4. oh u mad

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    what a jip
     
  5. !m/_

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    To me, $50 doesn't seem like more or less today than it did then :dunno:
     
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    SNES games were even more
     
  7. oh u mad

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    older than u
     
  8. oh u mad

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    seriously?
     
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    i think most news games were ~ $20
     
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    I thought street fighter 2 was like $80 when it came out
     
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    well of course they were, who the fuck plays Headline Harry?
     
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    I remember I bought Codename: Viper with my own money for $50 :hs:
     
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    30-40, 20 for the bad ones.
     
  14. oh u mad

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    goddamn
     
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    pssh neo geo was like 700 bux back in the day can you imagine corrected for inflation, what would that be like 1500-2000?
     
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    yeah snes went up to 80 bucks for the good games. not all of them were that expensive though. i know zelda was up there, and final fantasy 3.
     
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    zelda OoT was like $70
     
  18. oh u mad

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    orfl
     
  19. GochuBoy

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    I remember paying $80 for street fighter 2. shit sucked.
     
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    :rofl:
     
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    I remember doom for SNES costing like $69
     
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    i think i paid like 90 dollars for ff2
     
  23. some games were 70 bucks

    mostly the rpgs because of their size.
     
  24. Jason

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    About a grand.

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  25. 60druidgurubash

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    i fucking loved buying games back then as a kid at toys r us. you take that paper slip and then go pick it up at the game booth. there were so many damn games back then to choose from.
     

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