FIFA 13 retains all formats top spot, despite a strong debut by Skylanders Giants
FIFA 13 top, Skylanders Giants second and Dishonored third in the week's all formats games chart.
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.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
It’s another good week for FIFA 13 as it takes a fourth consecutive week at the top of the all formats games chart, staving off competition from Activision Blizzard’s Skylanders Giants which makes an impressive entrance in the second slot confirming the brand’s popularity – its predecessor Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure only making its debut at 16th last year, despite going on to enjoy consistently strong sales.
Elsewhere Bethesda should be well pleased with Dishonored continuing to sell well at third and Doom 3: BFG Edition charting in fifth position after its first weekend on sale; while 007 Legends leaves the top ten feeling neither shaken or stirred as it bows in at twelfth.
Predictions for next week: Microsoft’s Forza Horizon and Nintendo’s Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 20 October 2012:
1 – FIFA 13 – EA
2 – SKYLANDERS GIANTS – ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
3 – DISHONORED – BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
4 – JUST DANCE 4 – UBISOFT
5 – DOOM 3: BFG EDITION – BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
6 – POKEMON BLACK VERSION 2 – NINTENDO
7 – RESIDENT EVIL 6 – CAPCOM
8 – BORDERLANDS 2 – 2K GAMES
9 – POKEMON WHITE VERSION 2 – NINTENDO
10 – XCOM: ENEMY UNKNOWN – 2K GAMES
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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