Olympic fever takes hold of all formats games chart
It's gold for London 2012: The Official Video Game
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 31 July 2012
The buzz surrounding the London 2012 Olympic Games has paved the way for London 2012: The Official Video Game to take take spot, with Mario and Sonic’s own take bringing in the bronze.
Elsewhere Lego Batman 2 is still holding its own in second place with the Dark Knight’s own little bit of hype secured by the recent release of The Dark Knight Rises ensuring that Batman: Arkham City continues enjoying a return to the top flight.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 28 July 2012:
1 – LONDON 2012: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME – SEGA
2 – LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES – WARNER BROS.
3 – MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – SEGA
4 – TOM CLANCY’S GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER – UBISOFT
5 – BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY – WARNER BROS.
6 – CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 – ACTIVISION
7 – THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN – ACTIVISION
8 – THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM – BETHESDA
9 – FIFA 12 – EA
10 – KINGDOM HEARTS 3D: DREAM DROP DISTANCE – NINTENDO
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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