Gaming on a Budget: Best Games for $30 or Less

Gaming on a Budget: Best Games for $30 or Less

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Games are expensive. At the typical $60 price, many games are just plain unaffordable to most high school students. However, there are many great games out there that you may have missed out on that are now at budget prices. Here is the list of the best games you can get for under $30. All prices are from

Grand Theft Auto IV: Complete Edition (PS3/360) $20


For a low $20 price, you can get the most critically-acclaimed game of this generation and all of its downloadable content for $20. The downloadable content itself is worth the money, and you get the original game too. If you have never played Grand Theft Auto IV, this is a deal you cannot pass up.

Uncharted Greatest Hits Dual Pack (PS3 Exclusive) $30


For the low price of $30, Naughty Dog provides excellent value with two of the greatest games on the PlayStation 3 system, but possibly of all-time with this amazing deal that also includes a voucher for Uncharted 2’s downloadable content.

Uncharted 3: Game of the Year Edition (PS3 Exclusive) $30

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For $30 more, you can complete your Uncharted collection, and add $45 worth of downloadable content. So for $30, you get $67 worth of content. (Uncharted 3 is $17 as a standalone title on Amazon) However, there is only one copy left on Amazon, so this deal may be gone soon.

Other games to consider:

Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion Game of the Year Edition (PS3/360) $20

Little Big Planet: Game of the Year Edition: (PS3 Exclusive) $13

Bioshock 2 (PS3/360) $9 for PS3, $16 for 360

Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (PS3/360/Wii) $20