Toys 'R' Us flyer from 1996 puts today's game prices into perspective

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These catalogs were always my favorite thing to look through in the 90s. Newspaper catalogs were eBay for kids in 1996. Instead of wagering prices, we would wager chores in hopes of Santa bringing us the most colorful thing in the newspaper. Wagers aside, look at the insane prices for some of these things after you hit that jump.

ToysRus Saturn

For only $199.99, you can play your Saturn on the WORLD WIDE WEB! Woah! EXTREME!

 

So based on these prices, you're telling me NBA Hang Time is "better" than VectorMan 2?

So based on these prices, you’re telling me NBA Hang Time is “better” than VectorMan 2?

Gotta love the boxart variety for those $7 games

Gotta love the boxart variety for those $7 games

It’s amazing the prices we paid for games back then compared to today. Brand new cartridge games were $70 or more for games with less of a story than Call of Duty. Oh snap! To see the entire catalog, check out the source link below.

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