Medal of Honor breaches all formats games chart
EA's shooter storms into number one leaving FIFA 13, Forza Horizon and Professor Layton in its wake.
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 30 October 2012
Kudos to EA and Danger Close for a gritty campaign which has seen Medal of Honor: Warfighter hit the ground running despite a mixed reception upon its recent release.
By going what even Dishonored couldn’t do in dislodging FIFA 13, it just goes to show that there’s nothing like a barnstorming shooter when it comes to racking up sales. Elsewhere Microsoft will be well pleased as Forza Horizon gets a podium finish, while Nintendo too will be happy to see that the leap to 3DS hasn’t curtailed sales of Professor Layton (while presumably shifting quite a 3DS handhelds on the side).
Predictions for next week: Assassin’s Creed 3.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 27 October 2012:
1 – MEDAL OF HONOR: WARFIGHTER – EA
2 – FIFA 13 – EA
3 – FORZA HORIZON – MICROSOFT
4 – SKYLANDERS GIANTS – ACTIVISION BLIZZARD
5 – DISHONORED – BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
6 – JUST DANCE 4 – UBISOFT
7 – PROFESSOR LAYTON AND THE MIRACLE MASK – NINTENDO
8 – MOSHI MONSTERS: MOSHLINGS THEME PARK – MIND CANDY
9 – DOOM 3: BFG EDITION – BETHESDA SOFTWORKS
10 – RESIDENT EVIL 6 – CAPCOM
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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