Negating the race to the bottom, Melbourne-based indie developer Brawsome has decided to hike the prices on its games.
Andrew Goulding from Brawsome said: "In making this decision we looked at a number of different games and their prices and weighed up where we think MacGuffin's Curse and Jolly Rover sits within this range and came to the conclusion that the games were priced too low at $4.99, and that $6.99 was a fairer price point when considering the quality, and length of experience."
"When we first moved to $4.99 as a sale price, we thought that we were pricing the games at the price where a purchase would be a no-brainer, which was actually less than we felt the game was worth."
"But we found that even though the game is priced at what we perceive as good value, it seems many people are of the mindset that they simply cannot purchase a game unless it is on sale. Which looks better, paying full price for a game at $4.99, or getting 50% off a game at $9.99?"
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