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Which retro video game sold for a massive $1.5M?

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The unopened 1996 video game sold for record-breaking $1.56 million USD

The unopened copy of Nintendo’s Super Mario 64 smashed through records. Heritage Auctions sold the boxed cartridge for a whopping $1.56 million USD.

This broke the sales record for the highest price on a single video game ever. The incredibly popular 1996 video game was a best-selling title on Nintendo’s 64 console.

The release of Super Mario 64 gave gamers the ability to see 3D graphics from their homes for the first time ever.

Another rare Nintendo game almost cracks a million

The record-breaking sale comes off the back of another rare Nintendo titles selling last week. The unopened copy of Nintendo’s original Legend of Zelda sold for $US 870,000 or $1.2 million AUD.

So it might be worth checking the attic for any old game cartridges you might have lying around!

Mike Loder is the host of Ticker Originals. As seasoned actor and presenter, Mike is producing his own independent film. He's passionate about reporting on gaming, tech and lifestyle.

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Ed Sheeran tests positive to COVID

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British pop sensation Ed Sheeran has revealed that he has tested positive for COVID-19

The 30 year-old revealed his positive result in a statement to fans, and stated that he will do interviews and performances from his house while he self-isolates.

“Quick note to tell you that I’ve sadly tested positive for COVID, so I’m now self-isolating and following government guidelines,”

Sheeran wrote on Instagram.


The news come ahead of his highly anticipated fourth studio album “EQUALS” which will be unveiled this coming Friday.

Representatives of Sheeran did not immediately say which performances he was cancelling and which he would carry out from home.

Sheeran’s official website lists no performances before April.

It is also currently unclear if the singer is vaccinated against coronavirus.

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Friends actor dies, aged 59

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A much-loved actor, best known for his role as Gunther in the hit sit-com series, Friends, has died on Sunday from cancer, at just 59 years old

James Michael Tyler was first diagnosed with an advanced form of prostate cancer in September 2018 which inspired him to become an advocate for the disease.

His manager says he “loved live music” and “if you met him once you made a friend for life”.

In his role on Friends, he played a barista at the Central Perk cafe where he had an unfulfilled crush on one of the main characters, Rachel.

He also had roles in Sabrina the Teenage Witch and other TV movies and shows.

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New details – ‘super unsafe’ conditions on Baldwin film set

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Following the fatal shooting on the film set of Alec Baldwin’s “Rust”, new details are emerging about complaints previously made about an assistant director

The complaints made against the individual, Dave Halls date back to two movies in 2019 and include disregard for safety protocols for weapons and inappropriate sexual behaviour.

In a statement to CNN, a propmaker who worked with Halls back in 20-19 says that while working on Hulu’s “Into the Dark” the assistant director neglected to hold safety meetings and consistently failed to announce the presence of a firearm on set.

These new details follow the court identifying that Halls was in fact the assistant director who handed Baldwin the loaded gun on set.

The loaded gun was fired and struck the film’s cinematographer, who was later pronounced dead at a New Mexico hospital.

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