‘The hero gaming deserves’ as Lego Batman 2 keeps all formats top spot
All formats games chart remains much unchanged with only Dead Island GOTY Edition making a splash.
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 10 July 2012
Even the hype of the impending Olympic Games wasn’t enough of a springboard to push London 2012 above Lego Batman 2 in this week’s all formats videogames chart.
This week’s only new entry is Dead Island GOTY Edition (which barely registers as a new entry at all) in a chart that confirms that there is indeed a summer drought of games releases right now, even if we’ve yet to actually see much of an actual summer to justify it.
Top 40 Entertainment Software (All Prices), Week Ending 7 July 2012:
1 – LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES – WARNER BROS.
2 – LONDON 2012: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME – SEGA
3 – THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN – ACTIVISION
4 – SPEC OPS: THE LINE – 2K GAMES
5 – DEAD ISLAND GOTY EDITION – KOCH MEDIA
6 – THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM – BETHESDA
7 – FIFA 12 – EA
8 – CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 3 – ACTIVISION
9 – TOM CLANCY’S GHOST RECON: FUTURE SOLDIER – UBISOFT
10 – FIFA STREET – EA
UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track.
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