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July NPD: Electronic Arts, Nintendo Pick at the Bones

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The videogame industry continued to struggle in July, posting $848 million in total US sales, a 29% decrease in overall sales compared to the same month last year.

Interestingly, only publishers Electronic Arts and Nintendo made the top 10 in software sales. Wii Sports Resort sold over 500,000 units, while NCAA Football 10 pushed over 600,000 units across the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.

July's top 10 software:

  1. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Wii) - 508.2K
  2. NCAA Football 10 (EA, 360) - 376.5K
  3. NCAA Football 10 (EA, PS3) - 237.4K
  4. Wii Fit W/Balance Board (Nintendo, Wii) - 164.3K
  5. Mario Kart W/Wheel (Nintendo, Wii) - 156.6K
  6. Mario Kart DS (Nintendo, DS) - 132.2K
  7. Pokemon Platinum Version (Nintendo, DS) - 116.4K
  8. Fight Night Round 4 (EA, 360) - 116.4K
  9. New Super Mario Bros. (Nintendo, DS) - 101.8K
  10. EA Sports Active Bundle (Nintendo, Wii) - 96.8K
Hardware sales:
  1. Nintendo DS - 538.9K
  2. Nintendo Wii - 252.5K
  3. Xbox 360 - 202.9K
  4. PSP - 122.8K
  5. PlayStation 3 - 121.8K
  6. PlayStation 2 - 108K
From The Chatty
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    August 13, 2009 4:55 PM

    All I can say in response to this is: I didn't buy any of those games.

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      August 13, 2009 5:07 PM

      well you're missing out on one of the greatest marios ever then.
      And a pile of meh.

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