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Save money on video game consoles like Microsoft Xbox 360, Sony Playstation 3, and Nintendo Wii. Find discounts on portable video game players like the PSP and Nintendo DS. Read the very best advice on how to save on buying or renting games.

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  • The difference in price between a hot new release and a game that's been around a couple months can be huge (say $70 versus $30). The longer you can wait, the lower the price, so try to be patient. ...
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  • For other types of electronics, buying used will save you money, but it may or may not be the way you want to go. For video games, though: we swear by it. If you buy a "pre-owned" game from a...
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  • Renting video games before buying is a great way to test them out. If you just can't get enough, and end up renting the same game over and over again, it's a good sign that you should buy it. Plus,...
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  • GameFly is like Netflix for video games. With plans starting at $15.95 per month, you can keep games at home as long as you want. When you are finished, return them in a prepaid envelope and...
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