Whenever the economy slows, people tighten their belts, which often means passing on luxuries they would've normally purchased. Now, while the latest numbers all but prove that the video game industry is nigh-on recession-proof, everyone can certainly use a few good bargains.
Over the next week, you may wish to go shopping for some top-quality titles you missed in 2008. Best Buy is offering several great game deals, and you can pick up Far Cry 2 for only $29.99, Call of Duty: World at War for $49.99, Prince of Persia for $39.99, and Pure for $29.99. Those are some fantastic deals for some fantastic games; paying half the original price for the likes of Far Cry 2 and saving $20 on Prince of Persia ought to intrigue you. When you're done taking advantage of those deals, head on over to Amazon.com, where you can pick up a Dual Shock 3 controller for $42.99 and the PS3 Blu-Ray remote control for only $19.99. Just because you may not have as much money in your wallet these days doesn't mean you should deprive yourself of great entertainment, and you can really make a good haul if you check around this week. These are only a few of the deals at Best Buy and Amazon, too, so make sure you peruse about.
We're all hoping for a PS3 price drop at some point this year, and while the rumors range from spring to fall, most agree it will definitely come in 2009. Perhaps Sony will issue the cut along with a major exclusive release… We'll keep you posted.