Kinect Star Wars force-leaps to the top of the 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.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Last week’s EA stranglehold on the all formats chart is weakened as Yoda and co make a frontal assault, lightsabers swinging.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 7 April 2012:
1 – KINECT STAR WARS – MICROSOFT
2 – FIFA STREET – ELECTRONIC ARTS
3 – MASS EFFECT 3 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
4 – FIFA 12 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
5 – TIGER WOODS PGA TOUR 13 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
6 – CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 – ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
7 – SSX – ELECTRONIC ARTS
8 – MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – SEGA
9 – BATTLEFIELD 3 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
10 – THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM – BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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