Videogame Prices: Where Does The Money Go?

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Videogame prices are confusing. A standard game goes from anywhere between R600 and R700 these days. In the US the standard price for a game is $60.

Our favorite video game analyst (by that I mean the only one that we actually know) Michael Pachter answers a very good question on this weeks Pach Attack.

Where does all the money for a videogame go, and who gets it?

The answer is really interesting and I have to admit that I was quite surprised to see how the money is distributed. Hit the jump for the video and find out.

Last Updated: April 15, 2010

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Nick De Bruyne

Video games writer, editor and critic since '08. Living and breathing video games, movies and cars since the 80s. Follow me on Twitter if you love tons of gaming talk, and @pennyworthrevs for fun stuff and links.

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