I agree with that premise. Things cost what people are willing to pay and companies want to make money.You're correct but how is this some thoughtful take? You charge what the market will bear. If customers are willing to pay $70, you should charge $70. If they're willing to pay $200, that's what you should charge. God forbig a company in a market economy tries to maximize its profits. Wasn't GAF meant to be right-leaning lately?
Capitalism is the best resource allocation system there is
What I'm arguing is that any justification for the price that isn't "because we can" is complete horsesh*t.
Nintendo knows that people will pay a lot for their games, so they rarely ever go on sale. At least they're honest about it.