For the fifth straight month, video game sales declined in the U.S.. June 2009 was down 14% compared to June 2008. So, who's got the dubious distinction of winning this month?

Hardware
  • Nintendo DS - 538.9K
  • Wii - 252.5K
  • Xbox 360 - 202.9K
  • PSP - 122.8K
  • PlayStation 3 - 121.8K
  • PlayStation 2 - 108K
Software
  • Wii Sports Resort w/ Wii Motion Plus (Wii) - 508.2K
  • NCAA Football 10 (Xbox 360) - 376.5K
  • NCAA Football 10 (PS3) - 237.4K
  • Wii Fit w/ Balance Board (Wii) - 164.3K
  • Mario Kart w/ Wheel (Wii) - 156.6K
  • Mario Kart DS (DS) - 132.2K
  • Pokemon Platinum (DS) - 116.4K
  • Fight Night Round 4 (Xbox 360) - 116.4K
  • New Super Mario Bros (DS) - 101.8K
  • EA Sports Active Bundle (Wii) - 96.8K
Though it was a crappy month for the industry, the NPD Group’s Anita Frazier says things should pick up now that we enter the fall. Though some publishers have been pushing their holiday releases into 2009, there's still some big dogs like Modern Warfare 2 and Halo 3: ODST waiting in the wings.
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