Sources: Fairfax NZ News, Ministry of Economic Development
quote: Single player games can be beaten within days if not earlier, all games depreciate almost instantly and very drastically, and the average person won't play a game for more than a few months and that's if it's multiplayer/online.
quote: Games can be made cheaper - They're just GREEDY and create a market for piracy at $60
quote: Other games cost 100 million to produce, with vast bleeding-edge art assets, huge teams, etc.
quote: For me, $60 for a really good game is a much better value than, say, going out to dinner or a movie.