Anyone else find PS Vita games too expensive?

#1AftCometPosted 11/24/2013 8:55:48 PM
I have a 3DS and I say the same thing about its games, hear me out.

3DS/Vita games are almost always $39.99, without healthy sales. Being a multiplatform gamer, I always hunt for the best deal.

On PC, during sales, I can find AAA games for as low as $2. The first week of the release of Arkham City Origins, I bought it for Steam for $18. I'd like to be play the Vita version but it's $39.99 and greatly inferior to the PC version. I can't really justify buying it.

I think Handheld games should be no greater than $29.99.
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#2Over30VirginPosted 11/24/2013 8:57:18 PM
Yes it is ridiculous. Absolutely absurd to pay $40 for any game IMO.

It's especially stupid when the PS3 version of a game is available for $20 online, but the Vita version is still $40. (Disgaea 3 for example)
#3OximofoPosted 11/24/2013 8:58:18 PM
No. Gaming is infinitely cheaper than it has ever been, yet cost of making games has increased exponentially.

I understand your frugal, but you are just cheap/wrong hobby.
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#4Over30VirginPosted 11/24/2013 8:59:56 PM
Oximofo posted...
No. Gaming is infinitely cheaper than it has ever been, yet cost of making games has increased exponentially.

I understand your frugal, but you are just cheap/wrong hobby.


This guy has to be a troll LMAO

"Japan is 38 hours ahead of America"
"Gaming is infinitely cheaper than it has ever been"

WHAT? And it seems like you're not a native english speaker, so maybe you don't fully understand what you're saying?
#5AftComet(Topic Creator)Posted 11/24/2013 9:02:32 PM
Oximofo posted...
No. Gaming is infinitely cheaper than it has ever been, yet cost of making games has increased exponentially.

I understand your frugal, but you are just cheap/wrong hobby.


I disagree, just because you can afford something but don't buy it because you don't think it offers good value, doesn't mean you're cheap.

Tell me, why would I buy an inferior version of Arkham Origins on Vita for $40, when I got an infinitely superior version on Steam for $18. That left me $22 to do whatever I want with, like buy Mass Effect 3 for $6.99, Max Payne 3 and LA Noire for $9.99 (Amazon sale), and still have cash left over.
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#6Over30VirginPosted 11/24/2013 9:03:15 PM
I think you should just ignore Oximofo. He just spouts nonsense....
#7AftComet(Topic Creator)Posted 11/24/2013 9:03:59 PM
Over30Virgin posted...
Yes it is ridiculous. Absolutely absurd to pay $40 for any game IMO.

It's especially stupid when the PS3 version of a game is available for $20 online, but the Vita version is still $40. (Disgaea 3 for example)


I got All Stars Battle Royale for PS3 for $19.99 which included the Vita version.

The Vita version is $29.99 which by the way includes nothing.
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#8Mcnugget2256Posted 11/24/2013 9:05:53 PM
Oximofo posted...
No. Gaming is infinitely cheaper than it has ever been, yet cost of making games has increased exponentially.

I understand your frugal, but you are just cheap/wrong hobby.


Agreed. People need to work and not get their cash from their parents.
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#9AftComet(Topic Creator)Posted 11/24/2013 9:08:10 PM
Mcnugget2256 posted...
Oximofo posted...
No. Gaming is infinitely cheaper than it has ever been, yet cost of making games has increased exponentially.

I understand your frugal, but you are just cheap/wrong hobby.


Agreed. People need to work and not get their cash from their parents.


LOL. Being a smart consumer = being a child. Got it.
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#10OximofoPosted 11/24/2013 9:08:21 PM
AftComet posted...
Over30Virgin posted...
Yes it is ridiculous. Absolutely absurd to pay $40 for any game IMO.

It's especially stupid when the PS3 version of a game is available for $20 online, but the Vita version is still $40. (Disgaea 3 for example)


I got All Stars Battle Royale for PS3 for $19.99 which included the Vita version.

The Vita version is $29.99 which by the way includes nothing.


That's called a sale.
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