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RealMoney Radio Mailbag: How to Play PS3

Cramer likes GameStop because it benefits from all console (including PlayStation 3) and software releases.

Editor's note: The following are questions received from listeners of "RealMoney Radio." To send Cramer a question about topics from his radio show, click here. Listen to Cramer's latest radio show by clicking here.

Jim, we all know the Xbox 360 is coming out soon. But how can we make money off PlayStation 3 which hits next year?-- Paul from Boston

James J. Cramer:

I bought


(GME) - Get Free Report

for my

ActionAlertsPLUS charitable trust portfolio because it benefits from all console (including PlayStation 3) and software releases and provides some diversification vs. buying a single software publisher like

Electronic Arts


. I don't endorse buying



for the PS3 because the company isn't doing very well outside of the video-game business.

Would Altria (MO) - Get Free Report be a good stock to own for a recession?-- Adam from New Jersey

James J. Cramer:

Actually, I think Altria is a good holding regardless of how the economy does. Tobacco stocks are good to own during a recession, but Altria is also a special situation because it will be broken up, and the separate pieces of the company could be worth more than $100.

So I'm hanging on to Altria for my ActionAlertsPLUS portfolio because I believe it can do well regardless of how the economy is doing.