The Nintendo Entertainment System, a console that just celebrated its thirtieth anniversary, has cemented its place in gaming history without question. This goliath of a console had one of the largest libraries in gaming history and is still receiving hacks and fan games to this day. That ubiquity can make collecting the console and its games a joy and a challenge.
It’s a hard one to collect complete in box (CIB) for, as the original boxes were cardboard and can be hard to find, but it remains one of the best and most sought after libraries for collectors of all types. There are a lot of titles towards the end of the NES life cycle that really pushed the technology and look amazing. The system has also had some of the most interesting and notorious peripherals in existence.