If you buy a lot of video games, it’s hard not to feel like you’re being taken for a ride sometimes. Between Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 titles’ being priced at $60, and Nintendo’s refusal to drop prices even for 2-year-old launch titles, you can spend a lot of money in a hurry if you’re not willing to wait for price drops, buy used, join a game-trading site like Goozex or shop around.
If you’re like me and like to hunt for good deals, you’ve probably heard of Cheap Ass Gamer. Despite the site’s lack of a necessary hyphen, it’s one of the best sites to follow to see when games you want to buy go on sale. Now, the site has introduced a new feature that will let you tell it what price you’re willing to pay for a game. Then, when a retailer has a sale on the game you’ve targeted, or the game simply gets a price cut, the site will e-mail you and let you know. Here’s a video explaining how it works: