Video game sales turn the corner in March

Finally! After a year that has seen only one sales-positive month, video games rebounded in March, with a 10 percent jump in software sales.

Hardware sales were a less happy story, in part due to shortages at retail. Overall, though, the industry was up 6 percent, compared to March 2009. And analysts expect the remainder of the year to show more signs of life, as the year-over-year comparisons get a lot easier.

Read more (and see complete sales data) at Variety’s The Cut Scene