The Real Cost of Being a Video Gamer

By Jennifer Prince - 2012-01-26T14:58:21Z

Photograph by Jock Fistick/Bloomberg

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Bloomberg Rankings examined the cost of becoming video gamers for a family of four. Cost is based on the Microsoft Xbox 360 but that is not an endorsement of the product over competing game consoles.

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