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Game sales down another 20 percent during July for US

NPD reports that spending was down 20 percent overall at retail.

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TheFinalEpisode1513d ago

No good games came out in July let's not make a big "The Game industry iz Doomzed" deal out of this

Christopher1513d ago


*puts away "doomed" sign*

MostJadedGamer1513d ago

Um they are comparing it to last July. So its a fair comparion, and games sales have been absolutely terrible this year.

TheFinalEpisode1513d ago

Yeah and no good games have come out this year IMO. Every game I've bought this year came out last year but I'm just catching up. By this time last year I had already bought 10 games, this year only 4. 2013 is already looking better than 2011 and 2012.

kneon1513d ago

There have been few games worth buying this year. I typically buy 12-16 games per year, I think I've only bought 3 so far this year.

MostJadedGamer1512d ago

There are very few games worth buying every year. So there is nothing unusual about this year.

nukeitall1512d ago

I can only remember buying ME3, and then mostly cheap budget games and even then, that has been few and far between.

SilentNegotiator1512d ago

It's July and this generation is coming to a close.

Anyone who is surprised is a major dingus.

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schlanz1513d ago (Edited 1513d ago )

July, historically the absolute best month every year with regard to AAA releases.


edit: oh. YOY. Still, with all the huge games set to release in the next couple months, I'm not surprised people are holding out.

SlxTeN1513d ago


jukins1513d ago

Don't think its as bad as it seems if you notice the keywords "physical" and "retail"

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