Max Payne 3 bullet-dodges Diablo 3 to top the 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.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Rockstar and Take 2 are left toasting their success as Max Payne 3 wins the head-to-head with Blizzard’s Diablo 3.
Max Payne’s triumph continues a string of number ones for Rockstar, following similar results for LA Noire and GTA IV to name but two.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 20 May 2012:
1 – MAX PAYNE 3 – TAKE 2
2 – DIABLO III – ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
3 – FIFA STREET – EA
4 – SNIPER ELITE V2 – 505 GAMES
5 – FIFA 12 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
6 – PROTOTYPE 2 – ACTIVISION
7 – CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 – ACTIVISION
8 – BATTLEFIELD 3 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
9 – ASSASSIN’S CREED: REVELATIONS – UBISOFT
10 – MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – SEGA
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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