Research: April video game sales struggled

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Originally seen as one of the few entertainment markets unfazed by the economy, video game sales in April declined 17 percent when compared to the same time period last year.

NPD Group said the…

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Well, you have to admit…the new video games out in the stores are not the best titles right now. The amount of awesome fall to winter titles were just awesome this year. Perhaps they should have delayed a few titles to level out the profits.

With the worlds’ economies in sad states, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that game consoles would feel a crunch as well. People just don’t have the free cash they used to. Unless one of the developers appears with the absolute must-have-sell-my-mother for it game, I feel that the slow down in sales will continue.