Budget Gaming 6/23/2011

Gaming is no different than any other aspect of our lives: Staying frugal. Many times, myself included, we focus so heavily on the upcoming game titles that we forget the already released games. Today I am going to highlight a few of those already released games. You will notice that while the games are a good general price, what makes them a real bargain is the game itself being worth playing.

Games $10 and Under

Blue Dragon ($9.40) - RPG. Xbox 360

Clive Barker's Jericho ($7.78) - Supernatural horror-themed first person shooter. Xbox 360/PS3/PC

Dead Rising ($9.99) - First person shooter. Xbox 360

Dark Sector ($9.01) - Third-person shooter. Xbox 360/PS3

Madden NFL 07 Hall of Fame Edition ($9.37) - Sports game. Xbox 360

Perfect Dark Zero ($8.54) - First person shooter. Xbox 360

Rock Revolution ($3.89) - Music and party. Xbox 360/PS3/Nintend DS

Space Chimps ($7.73) - Action/arcade style. Xbox 360/PS2/Wii/Nintendo DS/PC

Truth or Lies ($7.99) - Casual game. Xbox 360/PS3/Wii

Vampire Rain ($8.58) - Supernatural horror-themed first person shooter. Xbox 360

Games $10.01-$20

Battlefield: Bad Company ($19.96) - First person shooter. Xbox 360/PS3

Borderlands ($15.65) - RPG/first person shooter. Xbox 360/PS3/Mac/PC

Bully Scholarship ($15.96) - Simulation. Xbox 360/PC/Wii

Dreamcast Collection ($16.07) - Variety of arcade style games. Xbox 360/PC

Fable 2 Platinum Hits ($19.99) RPG. Xbox 360

Fallout: New Vegas ($19.99) - RPG. Xbox 360/PS3/PC

Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage ($18.18) - Fighting game. Xbox 360/PS3

Left 4 Dead - Game of the Year Edition ($18.53) - Horror first person shooter. Xbox 360/PC

Mass Effect 2 ($19.73) - Third person shooter-RPG combo. Xbox 360/PS3/PC

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (16.74) - First person shooter. Xbox 360/PS3/PC

Note: Games listed alphabetically only and prices are current as of this post's publishing.


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