Branchedout At Gamers by Nature writes: "Okay, you see comments that computer gaming is cheaper by far! While for single player, this is true (as many games do not have local play. But pretty much all have online play, which is the preferred way as of this generation) because games are usually $10 cheaper NEW, Steam has plenty of amazing sales unlike anything consoles have seen. And upgrading is NOT expensive. 5 years from now you’ll pick up a new video card. IF you want to play the newest games on HIGH. It’s something to consider!" Though do be warned, he urges you to do research on the subject before diving into it.