Tuesday, September 28


colusión, Heritage Auctions, Noticias, Super Mario Bros., Videojuegos, videojuegos retro, Wata Games

They accuse collusion to inflate prices of retro video games | Digital Trends Spanish

The million-dollar auctions of original copies of retro games are under scrutiny. And not only because of the amounts that are being paid, but because a report accuses that behind the rise in prices in recent years there are scams and serious conflicts of interest. The article published on YouTube by Karl Jobst accuses a group of companies of colluding to artificially inflate the prices of video games that are auctioned and thus obtain maximum dividends. One of those companies is Heritage Auctions, which runs the auctions, while the other is Wata Games, which operates as a sort of rating agency. The latter is in charge of evaluating the status of a collectible product - in this case, a video game - and giving it a rating according to a series of criteria. According to this rating, it...