by Joe Allsopp
Due to the recession game companies are starting to up the prices of games, many big upcoming titles are 45 or more. It seems for now that the days of 35 console video games are over. Money-saving strategies for gaming in a recession, can save gamers a lot off there purchases.
With so many online stores to buy video games from, it can be quite a time consuming process in checking each ones prices. An online service called CheapAssGamer resolves this problem by updating its users with the latest deal on all video games.
Reading game reviews on the video game you are looking to purchase can help ensure its worth buying. Reputable review sites such as, GamerHome.co.uk, Gamespot.com and Metacritic.com are recommended choices.
QuidCo.com is a cash back website, which allows you to get a specific percentage of your purchase. The site has many stores in its database.
Promo codes can be obtained for many retailers. Promo codes are promotional discount codes, which retailers give out when they have a promotion on. Regular discount codes include 5 off your first purchase, free delivery, 10-15% off and money off you next purchase. MyVoucherCodes.co.uk is a good site which allows users to find the latest promo codes for most online stores.
Rent before you purchase. Play the game before you buy it, LoveFilm and other online rental services offer video game rentals.
Learn to use eBay to its full potential, spot the best deals. There are loads of sellers on eBay all offering different prices on games and it's not uncommon to pick up a bargain in their video game section.
Combing all of these recession gaming tips could literally save you 20 or more per purchase.
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