Videogame sales fall 23% in July Market Pulse August 09, 2012|Dan Gallagher
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Sales of videogame software at retail outlets fell by 23% in the month of July compared to the same period last year, according to data from the NPD Group on Thursday afternoon. Sales of game hardware fell by 32% for the same period. It was the eighth consecutuve month of double-digit declines in software sales measured by NPD, though July's results were roughly in line with analysts' expectations. The top-selling games for the month were: "NCAA Football 13" from Electronic Arts (US:ea), "Lego Batman 2" from Warner Bros. and "The Amazing Spiderman" from Activision Blizzard (US:atvi). NPD results do not include sales of games over digital channels.