Even though video games' price has been decently reasonable now, it's definitely not cheap. Furthermore, sometimes prices don't go accordingly with the products' quality, and games are not the exception.

So, here is the list that consists of eight most unreasonably expensive games ever that you can find from post-market sellers. Be aware that all of the game in this list is the original physical version. I will avoid including any collections or special editions!

Without further ado, let's start with the first title:

1. Poop Slinger (PS4) 

The first one in this list is Poop Slinger - the rarest physical release for PS4 ever. Many know about the ridiculous pricing of this game, but the hilarious story behind that price is not as stinky (puns intended).

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Poop Slinger

It dates back to April 1st, 2018 when this Poop Slinger physical version for PS4 comes out. What's coincidentally about this launch is the fact that this is the first time the developer - Diggidy.net and publisher Limited Rare Games has done this kind of release.

And due to the poor selling campaign (if that really existed), the player thinks that this game is a scam. Eventually, the developer could only sell 84 copies of the game and went bankrupted later. They also get rid of all of the unsold game, and that's why this version is so rare.

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Only 84 copies of this game were able to reach the players

Nevertheless, this ‘casual poop launcher game’ doesn't feature any interesting things either. At the time of writing, it's only $4.99 on Steam, but it seems like no one wants to drop a review on this trash game. Its physical release is only pricy for its rareness, which varies from $350 to $850 on eBay. Unfortunately for Diggidy.net that they could touch one cent from those prices.

So if you're considering on collecting the priciest game ever, go for yourself. But if you're really want to try how this game looks like, we highly recommend get it on Steam instead.

2. EarthBound (SNES)

Another victim of really bad selling strategy, Earthbound is actually really goods. It's a role-playing game that features the real-world settings and many fascinating parodies from the staples of the genre. It was actually considered the best JRPGs of all time!

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Earthbound is one of the best JRPG of all times

However, the game has chosen a wrong message to advertise the game in the English-speaking world. "This game stinks" - who on Earth ever thought of this slogan needs to be fired! Due to this stinky slogan, Earthbound cannot sell many copies and causing the increasing price of the game now.

The price of Earthbound is somewhat around $1000 dollars for a complete package on e-Sellers now. Luckily, Satoru Iwata has finally made the game available digitally for Wii U, 3DS, and the SNES Classic. This port has provide players from all over the world a reasonable and legal means to experience this masterpiece!

3. Pokemon SoulSilver/HeartGold (DS)

The Pokemon franchise is so famous, so the SoulSilver and HeartGold's high price is certainly not due to its lacks of copies sold. In fact, these two version feature Suicune and even a better story than Crystal!

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Pokemon SoulSilver/HeartGold

The price of this physical release being pushed over the limit is the results from the fact that it's the one and only Pokemon games for Nintendo DS. That's why from the starting price of $40, it has racked up to over $60 now, and it's even more expensive it includes a Pokewalker.

4. Power Stones 2 (DS)

The reputation of its Dreamcast roots has made Power Stone 2 incredibly expensive. Basically, Power Stones 2 was a platform fighter, but it's quite different from many games in the genres. To be more specific, it didn't follow the Smash Bros' route and chose to feature its unique 3D visual styles.

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Power Stones 2 physical release

However, even though it has a very big developer Capcom supporting, Power Stone 2 can't get to many players. That cause the game's rarity level to be basically at the scale of a legendary Pokemon.

A used version of Power Stone 2 may cost you from 70 to 100 bucks. and if you want an untouched one, you're really likely to have to pay for double that prices!

5. The Misadventures of Tron Bonne (PS1)

The Misadventures of Tron Bonne is the spinoff to Capcom's famous title Mega Man Legends. And unlike many games in this list, this one is actually well-reviewed.

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This game focus on the story of the antihero - Tron Bonne

The game will cost you $90 for a used one, and nearly $200 for a brand new one. The price easily rises to over $300 if that's a package that includes the Mega Man Legends 2 demo.

That's not to mention you'll need a PS1 to try this game!

6. Barbie: Groom and Glam Pups (3DS)

In reality, accessories for dogs are sometimes even more expensive than humans'. And this case of Barbie: Groom and Glam Pups is no different.

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Decorating your dogs with the worst accessories ever!

I still don't understand why people spent over $300 just to groom and dress up your virtual four-legged friend. And even worse, the outfits and accessories in this game are very hideous, to the point that if a real dog wears them in real life, it might have died due to embarrassment!

7. Haunting Ground (PS2) 

Haunting Ground is a survival horror game released for PS2 in 2005. It's like other games in the genre, except for its irrelevant poster.

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The irrelevant poster

To be fair, the cover of the game's physical release brings the vibes of Silent Hills, and the main protagonist Fiona Belli is very carefully designed as well. But sorry, how can a white cute dog blend in this concept?

That cover is the thing that drove players away from this release, causing the game to be in a very state now. In order to get a copy, you'll have to pay over $100. And the story will be completely different if you are seeking for a new-in-box version, as it will very likely pass $300!

8. Fire Emblem Path of Radiance (GCN)

Fire Emblem Path of Radiance is the first Fire Emblem title that comes to the West's consoles. The huge interest of North American gamers has partially raised the price of this game. And although this game received quite high rewards from the gamer, Path of Radiance is just a so-so title that's not very standing out.

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Fire Emblem Path of Radiance

Another factor that leads to the increasing price of this game is due to the franchise's popularity nowadays. You'll have to pay for at least $100 to get one copy, but for Fire Emblem fans, it might be very worth!


All the above titles are the most expensive physical version of video games for consoles. Although it's great to have copies of some titles, we still recommend that you save it for many great games coming in the future.

But after all, the money is yours. And you are the one decide how to do with it!