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PC download charts: 'Shogun 2' defeats 'Dragon Age II'

Strategy game and latest addition to the popular Total War series, Shogun 2 snatched top spot on the Steam, Direct2Drive and GamersGate charts from previous high-flier Dragon Age II come Monday, March 21.

Pre-orders for Crysis 2 picked up ahead of its retail debut on March 22, Homefront sneaked in with its alternative approach to multiplayer first-person shooters, and four out of five titles on the Impulse chart explore outer space.

Steam* ( steampowered.com - general gaming and own label)
1) Total War: Shogun 2
2) Dragon Age II
3) Portal 2
4) Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood
5) Crysis 2
*Based on revenue, not units sold

Direct2Drive ( direct2drive.com - general gaming)
1) Total War: Shogun 2
2) Crysis 2: Limited Edition
3) RIFT Digital Collector's Edition
4) Dragon Age II
5) Homefront

GamersGate ( gamersgate.com - general gaming and own label)
1) Total War: Shogun 2
2) Victoria 2
3) Europa Universalis III: Divine Wind expansion
4) Mount & Blade: Warband
5) Homefront

Impulse ( impulsedriven.com - strategy specialists)
1) Sins of a Solar Empire: Trinity
2) Evochron Mercenary
3) Starpoint Gemini
4) Dragon Age 2
5) Space Rangers 2 Complete