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Ultimate Game Collection

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Have over $164,000 to spare and want every single Nintendo game released between 1985-2000 in your collection? This eBay auction might be one to look at. The seller says, "5700+ games. Over 4000 from Nintendo. The majority from the golden age of gaming (1980's - 1990's) Multiple complete sets from Nintendo and Sega. Arguably every single retail (on store shelves) game released from Nintendo between 1985-2000 is represented here. That's just scratching the surface with many more from Sega, Atari, Playstation, Xbox and Turbografx. Including multiple systems (some modded), (every single N64 color variant) and custom hand built and painted shelves. Complete in Box Mario and Zelda sets. I'm not looking to break this up, I'm selling as one amazing lot." Continue reading for more images and information.

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iPhone 6 Prototype

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You know you've hit the jackpot, when Apple "accidentally" sends you one of these. According to the seller, "Apple does NOT let these phones out of their possession yet I was accidentally sent one upon renewing my contract. As you can see from the photos, iOS8 has not been placed on this device, rather it is in the true developer mode. There are no FCC markings on the rear of the device or a model number. This is the real deal! The lightning port is red which is a sure sign of a prototype." Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of

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Comic book fans with very deep pockets rejoice! The world's most valuable comic book, Action Comics #1, which was originally published in June 1938, is now up for sale. As most comic fans know, this is the issue in which Superman makes his debut. According to the seller, "This comic features not only the first appearance of Superman, Clark Kent and Lois Lane, but this comic began the entire superhero genre that has followed during the 76 years since. It is referred to as the Holy Grail of comics and this is the finest graded copy to exist with perfect white pages. This is .... the Mona Lisa of comics and stands alone as the most valuable comic book ever printed." Continue reading for a rare look inside the comic and for the auction page.

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Microsoft's Xbox One (yes, it's in stock here) may have already sold millions of consoles worldwide and be a runaway success, but there's also a dark side. Nineteen-year-old Peter Clatworthy wanted to surprise his son with a brand new console for Christmas. So, he splurged and spent $740 on eBay thinking that a fresh Xbox One was going to arrive on his doorstep. Unfortunately, he only received a photograph of one. Despite the listing stating it was a photo of an XBox One Day One edition console, Mr Clatworthy said he'd expected to receive the console as it was listed in the video games and consoles category on eBay. Continue reading to find out what happened afterwards and for a video review of the real Xbox One.

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Are you a Pokemon Trading Card Game collector that is looking for the rarest card ever? Then look no further than this "Illustrator" card, which will set you back a cool $100,000 should you decide to Buy-It-Now on eBay. According to sources, "only five copies are confirmed to be circulated, while another is in the hands of the Official Pokemon TCG Blog, making a total of six printed." Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Yes, the SEGA Pluto you read about last week is now up for sale on eBay, and bidding has already exceeded $7500. This console is was originally acquired for just $1 at a flea market, and has one major defect: a lid that doesn't stay closed. On the bright side, it's fully-functional as long as you find a way to keep the game lid shut. Continue reading for a video, more pictures, and additional information.

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Have $550,000 (possibly more) burning a hole in your bank account(s), and love video games? Then look no further than this massive collection, which features 330 consoles, 6850 games, and 185 accessories. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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Believe it or not, there's actually someone selling a "professionally microwaved" Samsung Galaxy S3 on eBay for a whopping $2012. According to the seller, it's "a REAL authentic Microwaved Samsung Galaxy S3 white version that was microwaved while turned on for your viewing pleasure inside a giant five ton microwaving robot." Continue reading for a video and more pictures.

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You'd think that a broken, melted iPhone 5 wouldn't fetch more than a few dollars, mainly due to there being no way to salvage parts from it, but that's not the case here. Self-proclaimed professional microwave operator and YouTube user "dovetastic" did just that and still managed to sell the handset for over $3000USD on eBay. Continue reading for the video and more information.

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For $10,000 (buy-it-now), you could purchase an ultra rare iPhone 4 prototype that comes complete with a Death Star logo on the back. This 32GB model is codenamed N90AP and runs Switchboard, which Apple engineers use to test the phone's functionality. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

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