PC download charts: 'Rift,' 'Cities in Motion,' 'Dragon Age II'
Tuesday 01 March 2011
The pre-order buzz around
Rift is enough to make it the week's best-seller on Steam and Direct2Drive, with
Dragon Age II not far behind; urban planning sim
Cities in Motion is in first at GamersGate and second on Impulse.
Both Magicka and the Fallout: New Vegas expansion Dead Money do well, rising to Steam's third and fourth positions respectively. That reflects very well on player enthusiasm, given both games' stability issues and their status as the cheapest products on a revenue-based chart.
Classic favorite Psychonauts nips into first place on Good Old Games thanks to a mid-week promo, and there's enough interest around the highly detailed flight sim AC-10 Warthog to see it into fifth place on Direct2Drive.
steampowered.com - general gaming and own label)
2) Dragon Age II
4) Fallout: New Vegas - Dead Money
5) Sid Meier's Civilization V
*Based on revenue, not units sold
Direct2Drive (direct2drive.com - general gaming)
1) RIFT Digital Collector's Edition
2) RIFT Standard Edition
3) DC Universe Online
4) Dragon Age II
5) DCS: A-10C Warthog
gamersgate.com - general gaming and own label)
1) Cities in Motion
2) The Witcher: Enhanced Edition Director's Cut
3) Master of Orion II: Battle at Antares
5) Europa Universalis III: Divine Wind expansion
impulsedriven.com - strategy specialists)
1) Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity
2) Cities in Motion
3) The Settlers 6: Rise of an Empire Gold Edition
4) Elemental: War of Magic
Good Old Games (
gog.com - classics)
2) The Last Express
3) Duke Nukem 3D: Atomic Edition
4) King's Bounty: The Legend
5) Baldur's Gate 2 Complete
Liam Neeson's Downton dreams
Thriller is set in the secret world of British espionage
Bomber jacket worn by Mary Berry sells out within an hour
Much-loved cartoon character returns - without Sir David Jason
Actress to appear in second series of the hugely popular crime drama
Life & Style blogs
Ebola outbreak: Survivor William Pooley is flown to US to give doctor with virus emergency blood transfusion
Jennifer Lawrence nude pictures leaked: Reddit removes 'The Fappening' board dedicated to sharing naked pictures of celebrities
Tezenis removes 'crime scene' pants from Oxford Street store after backlash over 'rape' connotations
iOS 8: 6 reasons you might want to hold off updating
Olympic diver Tom Daley makes his modelling debut for Adidas
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
- 1 Thailand beach murders: Thai PM suggests 'attractive' female tourists cannot expect to be safe wearing bikinis
- 2 Scottish independence: Five reasons Salmond is secretly hoping for a 'No' vote
- 3 Isis plan to 'behead random member of the public' in Sydney thwarted by Australian police
- 4 Scottish independence: Andy Murray backs Yes campaign in eleventh hour decision
- 5 Have you heard about the film Singapore has banned its people from watching? Well, you have now
iJobs Gadgets & Tech
£50000 - £70000 per annum: Ashdown Group: Cloud Product and Solutions Marketin...
£18000 per annum: Ashdown Group: An established and growing IT Consultancy fir...
£24000 per annum: Ashdown Group: An established and growing IT Consultancy fir...
£45000 - £55000 Per Annum 31 days holiday, pension, healthcare, annual bonus: ...