Sniper Elite V2 successfully targets the all formats games chart
505 Games' shooter ousts Prototype 2 to grab top spot.
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 09 May 2012
505 Games' Sniper Elite V2 is sitting pretty at the top of this week’s all formats games chart, replacing Activision’s Prototype 2 – Sniper Elite is also the only new entry into the top ten which sees little movement beyond the re-entry of an old friend in the shape of Modern Warfare 3.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 05 May 2012:
1 – SNIPER ELITE V2 – 505 GAMES
2 – PROTOTYPE 2 – ACTIVISION
3 – FIFA 12 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
4 – FIFA STREET – ELECTRONIC ARTS
5 – MASS EFFECT 3 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
6 – TIGER WOODS PGA TOUR 13 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
7 – KINECT STAR WARS – MICROSOFT
8 – MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – SEGA
9 – BATTLEFIELD 3 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
10 – CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 – ACTIVISION
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
Life & Style blogs
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 2 Question Time's 'passionate highlander' is the William Wallace of the Better Together campaign
- 3 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
competitive: Progressive Recruitment: My client, a FTSE 100 organisation are u...
£28000 - £32000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday: Ashdown Group: A highly ...
£27000 - £40000 per annum: Ashdown Group: A highly reputable and dynamic softw...
£40000 per annum: Ashdown Group: An established and growing IT Consultancy fir...