Ukie Week 30 2012 UK Video Games Charts

 
Thanks to the start of the London 2012 Olympics Sega climb to No1 for the first time in 5 weeks on chart with ‘London 2012: The Official Video Game’ (+25%). ‘Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes’ (-8%) drops to No2 after a 5 week unbroken reign at the top and Sega can also celebrate the success of ‘Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games’ which climbs 5 places to No3 (+21%) – a best ever chart position for this title, which has been out for 38 weeks on Wii and 25 weeks on 3DS (previous best was All Formats No4 in week 7 this year, the week after the 3DS version launched). Nintendo’s 3DS XL launched on Saturday 28th July and is only the 2nd videogame hardware format to launch on a Saturday, the last time was for N64 on 1st March, 1997. There were also 4 new 3DS software titles launched this week of which 2 are Nintendo first party, also launched on Saturday 28th (New Art Academy & Freakyforms). However, it is only Nintendo’s ‘Pokemon Conquest’ on DS that makes the Top 40, in at No17 - the Pokemon brand is currently the 10th biggest unit shifter of all videogame brands tracked over the last 15 years. For the record, the only new 3DS title to make the 3DS Top 20 was ‘New Art Academy’ at No9, one of the few titles that are exempt from PEGI ratings.
 
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 28 July 2012

  1. LONDON 2012: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME - SEGA
  2. LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  3. MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES - SEGA
  4. TOM CLANCY'S GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER - UBISOFT
  5. BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  6. CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  7. THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  8. THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM - BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
  9. FIFA 12 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  10. KINGDOM HEARTS 3D: DREAM DROP DISTANCE - NINTENDO
  11. ASSASSIN'S CREED: REVELATIONS - UBISOFT
  12. MAX PAYNE 3 - TAKE 2
  13. MARIO KART 7 - NINTENDO
  14. SKYLANDERS: SPYRO'S ADVENTURE - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  15. DEAD ISLAND GOTY EDITION - KOCH MEDIA
  16. BATTLEFIELD 3 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  17. POKEMON CONQUEST - NINTENDO
  18. CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  19. WWE '12 - THQ
  20. SUPER MARIO 3D LAND - NINTENDO
  21. TIGER WOODS PGA TOUR 13 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  22. LEGO PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN - DISNEY INTERACTIVE STUDIOS
  23. SNIPER ELITE V2 - 505 GAMES / MASTERTRONIC
  24. MOSHI MONSTERS: MOSHLING ZOO - MIND CANDY
  25. THE SIMS 3 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  26. SPEC OPS: THE LINE - TAKE 2
  27. RAYMAN ORIGINS - UBISOFT
  28. SKATE 3 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  29. [PROTOTYPE 2] - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  30. FIFA STREET - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  31. LEGO HARRY POTTER: YEARS 5-7 - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  32. JUST DANCE 3 - UBISOFT
  33. GRAND THEFT AUTO EPISODES - LIBERTY CITY - TAKE 2
  34. SONIC GENERATIONS - SEGA
  35. LEGO BATMAN: THE VIDEOGAME - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  36. SAINTS ROW: THE THIRD - THQ
  37. THE WITCHER 2: ASSASSINS - ENHANCED ED. - NAMCO BANDAI GAMES
  38. NEED FOR SPEED: THE RUN - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  39. FORZA MOTORSPORT 4 - MICROSOFT
  40. DIRT SHOWDOWN – CODEMASTERS

Ukie Games Charts ©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track