As the world lurches irrevocably into catastrophic financial meltdown there's every chance that many of you will have some truly alarming thoughts rushing through your heads right now. 'What will happen to the economy? 'Will I be made redundant?' 'Will I lose my house?' And – possibly most important of all – 'Will I be able to continue my wholly unjustifiable and extraordinarily decadent gaming lifestyle?'
Traditionally speaking, the video game industry has always been fairly robust in the face of such monetary malarkey, but just in case you feel the urge to be a proper Scrooge this Christmas and keep a beady eye on those precious pennies we've come up with a list of helpful hints that should enable you to weather the impending financial storm and keep your thumbs busy in the process.