Fair Trade: The Simple Economics of Why Game Developers Should Shut Up About Used Games, Part 2

Crispy Gamer writes:

"By any measure, most games don't turn a profit. What everyone hopes, like a desperate drunk at the craps table in Vegas, is that when they win, they will win big. This definitely gives you the feeling that all those underperforming games on store shelves are hurting all the more because of used-game sales. If it weren't for used games, maybe someone would buy Crapshack 10,000. Or maybe they wouldn't. The reality is, most of the used-game trade is in the popular titles. Crappy games that no one wants, generally, no one wants used either."

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