The NDP Group reports that through August 2010, the U.S. sales of packaged video games--including both hardware and software--has fallen 8% compared to last year. However, over the first six months of 2010, the sales of digitally downloaded video games increased 37% from the same period last year. The NDP attributes this trend to the expansion of social network gaming and cheap or free game options.
at 7:52AM, 4 years ago |
Money Saving Tips
Last year I actually waited until after Christmas to tell you where to look for the best post-holiday video game deals. This year I wanted to get a head start. The theme this time around is "Never leave the comfort of your couch." So grab that trusty laptop and start bookmarking.
Here are the best bets for finding video game discounts next week and into the first week of 2012.
at 10:57AM, 2 years ago |
Stuff We Like
I have a confession to make: I've been cheating on my gaming consoles with low-priced to no-price Android games. Not just on the go, but on the couch at home as well. What have I been committing console infidelity with of late?
Let's take a look at three games that have been capturing my fancy over the last three weeks.
at 10:56AM, 3 years ago |
With prices going up and salaries going down, saving money nowadays can feel like an impossible challenge. If you're struggling to scrape together some extra cash, consider these nine money-saving tips.
By savingtools.comGuest Blogger
at 7:58AM, 3 years ago |
Money Saving Tips
This week we take the blog back. Way back to the classic era--the Golden
Age of gaming if you will. The cost to spend hours in a classic arcade
playing the likes of Galaga, Frogger, or Pac-Man was one quarter or
fifty cents if you were really the ultimate gamer. And a few quarters more
if you were on novice level.
The Free Video Games Project takes the
spending out of the experience and brings the classic games that helped
start it all back for free online.
at 10:58AM, 3 years ago |
In an article for the New York Times, blogger Michelle Mismas theorizes that the economy is partially responsible for some recent nail polish trends. She cites the lipstick index, which describes the phenomenon of lipstick sales rising as economic health declines.