I hate Microsoft Points. I always have. And not simply because they're essentially a cheap scam to confuse you on how much you're actually paying. It's because this crappy "currency" doesn't act like any normal currency in the real world.
Indie developer Nicolas Games wants to make a splash with its upcoming third-person post-apocalyptic survival horror title Afterfall: Insanity, so it's devised an ambitious preorder system in which gamers can purchase the entire game for one dollar, as long as 10 million people preorder.
It may not seem like it, but Nintendo, Sony, and I have something in common: we're all getting screwed by money.