Game Reviews for Money Saving

john scrips By john scrips, 23rd May 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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One of the best ways to both play video games and save your hard earned money is to check out the reviews of the video games themselves because often times the reviews are right on the money when it comes to the quality of the game.

Gaming on a budget

Playing video games can be a great past time. Imagine a movie in which you can play as the main character. However, this is not as simple as it seems sometimes because video games can get quite expensive and all the money you've forked over may in turn not be what you wanted. Just like any other form of entertainment out there, there are good games and there are bad games. This is where video game reviews can actually come in handy because game reviews tend to be pretty spot on when it comes to determining whether the game is a good one and well worth the money that you are about to spend on it.

Another really great idea is to ensure that your games are used. If you read video game reviews and do your research, you should also wait a little so that a game is not as new anymore. That way, it gives other people an opportunity to buy the game and play through it so they can sell it back to the store or to other people for a much lower price. If you pick up on this deal then you can save yourself quite a bit of money and still have the game too!

When it comes to used video games, it is only a win-win situation. After all, your game will not depreciate in quality like a car might. The fact of the matter is, you can play all the cool games from before and still have everything you wanted in the end. If you combine this with reading game reviews then you will become a savvy gamer who won't be blowing tons and tons of money in no time!

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author avatar Jason @ Leaky.com
13th Jul 2011 (#)

In addition to looking at game reviews, there are a number of other websites that will let you know about gaming deals. I use cheapassgamer.com and they do a really good job

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author avatar Turtleman1981
12th Feb 2014 (#)

What I usually do when a new game comes out, is read the reviews. If the game is good, then I'll make a mental note to purchase the game at a later date, when the price has dropped.

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