Groups

 

Budget

Video game concept

The opposite end of AAA games where the production values are exceptionally low, often used for prototyping or experimenting with game concepts or simply to produce income without much effort.

394
games
14
platforms

Alternate name: Value

The first video game about Budget was released in 1987.

D3 Publisher, Phoenix Games Group and D3 has published most of these games

Usually priced around 10-20 EUR/USD on initial release or even less on PC/Console platforms. Not usually counting indie titles.

This does not refer to budget re-releases or discounts that may have come later, nor are indie games budget games by default despite being priced similarly.