The Dark Knight rises as Lego Batman 2 tops the all formats games chart
Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes swoops in to secure 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.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
An impressive week for Waren Bros. Interactive saw Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes swoop to the top of the charts, while their other recent release, the cheerleader-versus-zombie fighter Lollipop Chainsaw, retained its place in the ten highest selling games.
Elsewhere the chart remained generally unchanged other than a return to the top ten for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim following a week of strong Xbox 360 and PS3 sales.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 23 June 2012:
1 – LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES – WARNER BROS.
2 – FIFA 12 – ELECTRONIC ARTS
3 – TOM CLANCY’S GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER – UBISOFT
4 – MAX PAYNE 3 – TAKE 2
5 – BATTLEFIELD 3 – EA
6 – LOLLIPOP CHAINSAW – WARNER BROS.
7 – MARIO & SONIC LONDON 2012 OLYMPIC GAMES – SEGA
8 – THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM – BETHESDA
9 – SNIPER ELITE V2 – 505 GAMES
10 – FIFA STREET – EA
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
Life & Style blogs
Karl Lagerfeld's famous cat made £2m last year - that's more than Cara Delevingne earned
Google April Fools': company unveils backwards search engine and huggable digital assistant
Fast food Britain: The number of takeaways soars across the nation's high streets
Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
Apple Watch: What is it good for?
Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
Katie Hopkins reported to the police for race hatred by Labour MP Simon Danczuk after tweet about Pakistani men
- 1 Rape threats, death threats and a police investigation after video poking fun at an Islamic Party in Malaysia goes viral
- 2 Katie Hopkins attacked me on Twitter — so I reported her to the police for inciting racial hatred
- 3 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
- 4 6-year-old writes ice cold Valentine's card to his stepmother
- 5 Syrian child photographed 'surrendering to camera because she thought it was a gun'
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£14000 - £16000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This is a security software com...
£20000 - £24000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Graduate IT Support Helpdesk / 1st L...
£15000 - £18000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This company has 30 years of ex...
£27000 - £33000 per annum: Recruitment Genius: This fast growing cloud based I...