FairPlay Campaign Protests High Video Game Costs With a Boycott

Do you think video game prices are too high? If your answer is yes, a group in England agrees with you – and is planning to do something about it. These British gamers make up the FairPlay Campaign and are organizing a general boycott of video game retailers for the first week in December. According to the campaign’s website (http://www.fairplay-campaign.co.uk), "Don’t Buy a Video Game Week" will send video game developers the message that "video games are a rip- off," and that "there isn’t a single reason that games couldn’t be sold at £20 [approximately $31]." Currently, prices for new video games typically range from $40 to $60.

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