Ukie Week 35 2012 UK Video Games Charts

 
NCsoft’s hotly anticipated MMO ‘Guild Wars 2’ debuts at No1 this week, knocking ‘Sleeping Dogs’ (-38%) down to No2. Released on Tuesday and benefiting from a long running pre-purchase scheme, ‘Guild Wars 2’ records the second largest launch ever for a non-Warcraft MMO PC title, behind ‘Star Wars: The Old Republic’. It is also the first PC-only release to reach No1 in the All Formats Chart since ‘Football Manager 2011’ back in November 2010. There is no change at No3 and No4 with ‘New Super Mario Bros. 2’ (-36%) flying the flag for 3DS at No3 and ‘London 2012’ holding on to No4, sales up 4% (perhaps boosted slightly by the start of the Paralympic Games). ‘Lego Batman 2’ (-12%) manages to climb one place to No5, but ‘Darksiders II’ (-71%) slides from No2 to No6. There are 2 more new titles that make the Top 40 this week: ‘Madden NFL 13’ new at No7 and Namco-Bandai’s JRPG ‘Tales of Graces F’ on PS3 new at No14. ‘Transformers: Fall of Cybertron’ (-39%) drops 3 places to No8, ahead of ‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier’ (-5%) which has never dropped out of the Top 10 since it was released 15 weeks ago. The Top 10 is rounded off by the return of ‘Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3’ (+84%) which is back in the Top 10 (up from No17) after a 3 week absence.
 
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 01 September 2012

  1. GUILD WARS 2 - NCSOFT EUROPE
  2. SLEEPING DOGS - SQUARE ENIX EUROPE
  3. NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. 2 - NINTENDO
  4. LONDON 2012: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME - SEGA
  5. LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  6. DARKSIDERS II - THQ
  7. MADDEN NFL 13 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  8. TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  9. TOM CLANCY'S GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER - UBISOFT
  10. CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  11. MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES - SEGA
  12. DEAD ISLAND GOTY EDITION - KOCH MEDIA
  13. BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  14. TALES OF GRACES F - NAMCO BANDAI GAMES
  15. THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  16. LEGO HARRY POTTER: YEARS 5-7 - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  17. FIFA 12 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  18. BATTLEFIELD 3 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  19. CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  20. ASSASSIN'S CREED: REVELATIONS - UBISOFT
  21. SKYLANDERS: SPYRO'S ADVENTURE - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  22. SAINTS ROW: THE THIRD - THQ
  23. THE SIMS 3 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  24. [PROTOTYPE 2] - ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
  25. GRAND THEFT AUTO EPISODES - LIBERTY CITY - TAKE 2
  26. THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM - BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
  27. FORZA MOTORSPORT 4 - MICROSOFT
  28. MASS EFFECT 3 - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  29. SONIC GENERATIONS - SEGA
  30. MARIO KART 7 - NINTENDO
  31. SNIPER ELITE V2 - 505 GAMES / MASTERTRONIC
  32. LEGO HARRY POTTER: YEARS 1-4 - WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
  33. WWE '12 - THQ
  34. NEED FOR SPEED: THE RUN - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  35. FOOTBALL MANAGER 2012 - SEGA
  36. FIFA STREET - ELECTRONIC ARTS
  37. GRAND THEFT AUTO IV - TAKE 2
  38. SNIPER: GHOST WARRIOR - CITY INTERACTIVE
  39. MOSHI MONSTERS: MOSHLING ZOO - MIND CANDY
  40. RAYMAN ORIGINS – UBISOFT

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