"Everyone loves a bargain, no matter what the product, and gamers are no exception. But it's no longer just about finding a game at a cheap price.
The trade-in system employed by major game retailers such as EB Games, JB Hi-Fi and GAME means consumers are continuously looking for loopholes in order to get a new release game for as cheap as possible. [ED: Even Amazon have entered the trade-in fold]...
But at what point does searching for and buying bargain games hinder the actual enjoyment of gaming? Spending hours scouring UK import sites (CD Wow, ShopTo) for crazy prices or the odd cheapie on eBay that seems to slip past every other bidder can become an obsession of sorts."