Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes holds off The Amazing Spider-Man to take top spot of the UK charts for the second week running.
Activision’s movie tie-in is one of three new entries to reach the top five 2K’s Spec Ops: The Line debuting at No.3, while SEGA’s London 2012: The Official Video Game reachesNo.4 in its first week on sale. FIFA 12 slips three places to No.5.
Former No.1 Ghost Recon: Future Soldier also drops three places, settling for No.6 this week. The Train2Game Blog recently spoke to Ghost Recon: Future Soldier Creative Director Jean-Marc Geoffroy and Ubisoft Development Director Adrian Lacey, with the pair offering advice to Train2Game students on getting into the industry.
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim moves up one to No.7 following the release of the new Dawnguard DLC, while Max Payne 3 drops to No.8. Battlefield 3 slips to No.9 while the launch of Metal Gear Solid HD collection for PlayStation Vita sees it complete the top ten.
PlayStation 3 exclusive Ratchet & Clank Trilogy: Classics HD just misses out on breaking into the top ten, reaching No.11 in its first week on sale.
The UKIE Gfk Chart-Track All Formats Top 10 for the week ending 30th June is therefore as follows:
1. LEGO Batman (Warner)
2. The Amazing Spider-Man (Activision)
3. Spec Ops: The Line (Take-Two)
4. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega)
5. FIFA 12 (EA)
6. Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft)
7. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
8. Max Payne 3 (Rockstar)
9. Battlefield 3 (EA)
10. Metal Gear Solid HD Collection (Konami)
New releases for the week ahead include Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition and Theatrhythm Final Fantasy.
What are your thoughts on this week’s charts and the new entries into the top five? Can Lego Batman 2 continue to hold No.1 next week?
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