"For loyal gamers the economic crisis means one thing: buy more games!
What a fickle economic-driven society we live in! Exactly a year ago I wrote an article titled: Stop Buying Games. At the time Australia was facing home interest rates of 10% and rising inflation.
The blame was being squarely leveled at consumers for "rampant spending on imported luxury goods", which included (somewhat) video games...
But instead of the dreaded rise in interest rates, an economic domino fell somewhere else in the world and now we have the Reserve Bank desperately dropping the interest rate and the government handing out cash by the bucket-loads to those same naughty consumers to stimulate economic growth again!
Last time I offered economic advice nobody (including me) listened. This time I think I'll have more success! I can feel that I've hit a patriotic nerve this time: we need to buy more games for ourselves because we need to support not only the industry we love so much, but the world economy too! It is our duty!"
Read the full 'not-so-serious' article after the jump: