Grand Theft Auto IV has done $500,000,000 in sales in a week and a half. Movies are doing near that every weekend.
Be careful about being nickeled and dimed out of your future. The desserts and drinks at restaurants, the books we buy without truly having a thirst to read them, and other small expenditures my parents call “hairspray and bubble gum” really add up over the weeks, months, and years.
At some point, we have to simply tighten our belts and live within our means–total financial ruin is the alternative.
Step 1) Think before buying Grand Theft Auto (or anything else)
Setp 2) If you decide against buying it, find out the best thing to do with that money
Step 3) Develop your own video game (or anything else) to sell