GameStop is well poised to weather the current economic climate. With a near monopoly on selling used games and used systems, the frugal gamer can get a lot for his or her money. And, that's just what happened.
As this Wall Street Journal article explains, sales of used games are up, accounting for an expected 23% ($2 billion) of revenue for the fiscal year ending Jan. 31.
Add to this mix that during times of economic uncertainty, the populace looks for ways to escape. What better way than, for example, 80 hours of Okami gameplay for $30? Of course, you do still need to get out and look for a job...
Speaking of great deals during times of economic woe, The LunaPass is the best value in videogame walkthroughs!