$1.33 bln of gaming hardware and software sold in the US in February 2008

US video game sales jumped 34% in February to hit $1.33 bln, according to NPD Group. Game hardware sales rose 19% during February 2008 to $480 mln. Nintendo DS was the best-seller with 587,600 units, followed by the Wii at 432,000. The Xbox 360 sold 254,600 units.