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Save money Buying Old & Cheap PS3 games - A buyers Guide

Updated on June 4, 2013

Old is good when it comes to PS3 Games

There's plenty of games for the Playstation 3! There's so many it can become rather confusing buying a new game. And when it comes to the gaming world there's one thing to consider, there's a lot of bad games out there, there's more bad then good for sure! So it's important to consider this when out shopping for new video games. On this page I will talk about a few things when it comes to buying video games, for example why it's good to buy old ps3 games.

So what PS3 games should you buy?

I'm not going to tell you which specific games for the Playstation 3 you dhould buy like most people do, because that's a hard task considering we all have different taste when it comes to video games, instead what I'm going to do is talk about a few things to think about when buying Playstation 3 games. It's not any super awesome tips it's just some great tips that's based on common sense and have helped me found many great games for the PS3 and avoided buying crap games.

Buy old Ps3 games

A great way of getting a lot of value for your money when investing in new video gamesis to buy a few years old games, why? Because when a game is just released the price tag for that game is usally around $60 or more, and that's a lot of money if you ask me, if you hen just wait a few months you will notice a drop in the price, it's not uncommon for a $10 drop in just a few months.

If we then wait even longer, if we wait one or two years after the release of a game he price will ve so much lower that it's insane, it can be as low as $10-20 after a few years. And it's not like the game gets bad after a few years, if it's a good game it will still be a good game after a few years after the release, this dosn't apply if you need to play the latest games just after the release or if you "NEED" games with the best grafic. This is a great way of affording more games, and there's just so many great "old" games for the PS3 so there's plenty of cheap games for thousands of hours of fun gaming.

Buy used Playstation 3 games

Buy used ps3 games on Ebay or Gamestop (or any simlar store) the used games are allmost always much cheaper and you won't notice any difference when you play the game. Sometimes the box is a bit broken but that won't effect the gameplay itself anyway.

Selling your games when you're done with them on Ebay for example is a great way of getting some cash if you want to buy some new games t play.

Check gameplay of the game

This is a important part of finding great games, and that's checking out gameplay videos of the game you're intrested in getting, I'm not talking about a trailer or anything like that, that's a completley different thing, I'm talking about checking out videos where people are playing the actual game and preferable are commenting about it to. It's a great way of seeing if a game looks fun to play.

Go to Youtube and search for "Game Title" gameplay

And plenty of videos will pop up and hopfully make you a little bit wiser if that game is worth buying for you.

Read reviews

Check out whatother people thing about the game you want to get. There's no need to read through tons of reviews but browsing a few is always a good move to make sure you're buying a ps3 game worth buying. I like video reviews of games the most, then you often get a bit of gameplay footage which helps understand what the reviewer is talking about.

Youtube has plenty of video reviews but there's of coure many ofter places to find reviews and video reviews.


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      6 years ago

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      Will English 

      8 years ago

      Good advice. I usually buy used games myself ($60 bucks for a video game gets the "bad idea from the start" award). And a lot of older games, not just on the PS3, need more love anyway. So this will get voted up. Nice work.

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      8 years ago from Sweden

      Thanks! Same here! Cheap games and consile :)

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      Michael John Mele 

      8 years ago from Seffner, Florida

      Love it...great read. I got into the PS3 late in it's life cycle, which honestly was a good thing, because I got a ton of (older) high quality games at incredible prices. Very well said my friend...keep up the good work.


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