Darksiders 2 fails to take top spot as Sleeping Dogs holds on
Sleeping Dogs holds on despite attentions on Darksiders 2 and Transformers: Fall of Cybertron.
Michael Plant is chief editor and writer of gaming ezine and blog GamesCatalyst.com, as well as editor of 'The Independent'’s games review printed in the Saturday supplement 'Information'. Established in February 2011, Games Catalyst endeavours to bring its unique brand of fact and satire to the videogaming community and, in tandem with 'The Independent', hopefully turn a few non-believers on to gaming while we’re at it.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
THQ will no doubt be disappointed to see their much hyped Darksiders sequel fail to seize top spot in the all formats chart from Sleeping Dogs, as Square Enix’s Hong Kong crime caper enjoying a second week at number one.
Elsewhere, the only other new entry (in the entire rest of the top 40) is Activion’s Transformers: Fall of Cybertron which debuts in fifth position, as the rest of the chart remains largely unchanged from the established order of the last few weeks.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 25 August 2012:
1 – SLEEPING DOGS – SQUARE ENIX
2 – DARKSIDERS II – THQ
3 – NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. 2 – NINTENDO
4 – LONDON 2012: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME – SEGA
5 – TRANSFORMERS: FALL OF CYBERTRON – ACTIVISION
6 – LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES – WARNER BROS.
7 – TOM CLANCY’S GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER – UBISOFT
8 – MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – SEGA
9 – BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY – WARNER BROS.
10 – LEGO HARRY POTTER: YEARS 5-7 – WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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