Retro game collectors cashing in

Podcast Demo: Collecting Seen Through Collectors

By Andres Torres/ NM Newsport

Video game collecting is becoming big business. Resellers and scalpers are making money, driving up the price for hobbyists and other game collectors.

This once-fan obsession is becoming a side hustle as consoles and games from the 80s and 90s — and also current models — are reselling for ridiculous prices as scalpers crowd the market.

What does this mean for the average video game collector? 

In this pilot episode of Collecting Seen Through Collectors, we discuss questions like these with a video game collector who has been trying to build out his collection for a reasonable price. 

Watch for more episodes of “Collecting Seen Through Collectors,” hosted by Andres Torres.