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Aussie gamers screwed over Duke Nukem Forever pricing

Screwed again.

That's pretty much how local gamers consistently feel when it comes to game pricing. With the Australian dollar rising against US currency, you might expect items like games to get cheaper, but that's far from the case. In fact, it's generally believed that not only do local retails gouge gamers at the cash register, but that a lot of publishers do it via digital distribution as well.

So, all this leads us to something we noticed this morning - Duke Nukem Forever pricing on Steam. Take a look at it.

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Butt0n_m4sher2624d ago

wow... seems really unfair

MasterD9192624d ago

That is completely wack....I feel for you Aussies.

Saryk2624d ago (Edited 2624d ago )

Here is what you do, no Bullshit. Wait one month after release, then start looking. Bought Crysis 2 today for $19.99, got Shogun 2,Bulletstorm and Deep Space 2 all for $20.00 each.

Edit, I don't like American Prices, I would shit a brick on Aussie prices and would wait until it dropped, speak with your dollars.

Derekvinyard132624d ago

where did you get crysis for that low?

Saryk2624d ago

cdkeysdiscount

And yes it is legit. Crysis 2 for $19.9

Derekvinyard132624d ago

cant even get it used for over 30$

Derekvinyard132624d ago

helpfull bubble thanks dude its really 20$!

cochise3132624d ago

Why is Australia so damn expensive?

gaden_malak2624d ago

People really need to grasp the concept of how it works. It doesn't work compared to the US dollar.
And even if it did and prices dropped, I imagine when the dollar drops vs the US you will complain when the games go back up.

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