Another lousy month for video game sales

August, traditionally, is when game sales start to rev up for the holiday season. This year, though, they sputtered and died.

With the release date of Electronic Arts annual Madden football franchise moved to the end of the month, retail sales plummeted in August, falling 37 percent as compared to last year. Overall, year over year sales were down 23 percent.

Read more at Variety’s Technotainment blog

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