MasonicGamer.com: People always complain about the price of gaming. This has been the case for years, but it’s especially true when you compare the price of consoles in the US to those in the UK. Having lived in both countries, I can attest to the fact that American gamers look at British pricing and shake their heads; sad that their english-speaking brethren pay so much for their favorite hobby.
Is this really the case, though? Sure, it’s simple to do a quick conversion and translate British pounds into American dollars, but this doesn’t tell the whole story. When considering cost, there are so many other factors to consider: wages, cost of living, taxes, and cost of transportation, to name just a few. I’d like to spend a few minutes pointing out a major fallacy in the so-called price of British gaming argument.