Retailer Amazon.com Inc. this week began holding a new Back-to-School Video Game Sale that discounts select video game titles by up to 50 percent.
Discounted titles include Mortal Kombat at $19.99, The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim at $39.99, Just Dance 3 at $19.99, and Sleeping Dogs at $49.99.
The Xbox 360 sold 203,000 units to rank as the No. 1 game hardware in July in figures provided by NPD Group Inc.
Video game sales fell 20 percent from one year prior to $548.4 million in the period.
Hardware sales fell 32 percent to $150.7 million from one year ago.