Train2Game News: UK Top 20 – 3.12.11

Far Cry 3 enters the charts at number 2 this week not able to topple Call Of Duty from its throne. The other new entries this week are Wii U titles. Nintendoland, the Wii U’s mini game compilation comes in at number 11 where as the more adult, survival horror, Zombi U shuffles in to the charts at 17.

Week ending 1 December 2012

POS.  TITLE  PUBLISHER  LAST
WEEK 
1 –  CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS II ACTIVISION 1
2 FAR CRY 3 UBISOFT
3 –  FIFA 13 EA SPORTS 3
4 HITMAN ABSOLUTION SQUARE ENIX 2
5 ASSASSIN’S CREED III UBISOFT 4
6 JUST DANCE 4 UBISOFT 7
7 LEGO THE LORD OF THE RINGS WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE 6
8 HALO 4 MICROSOFT 5
9 SKYLANDERS GIANTS SKYLANDERS 8
10 NEED FOR SPEED MOST WANTED EA GAMES 9
11 NINTENDO LAND NINTENDO
12 DISHONORED BETHESDA SOFTWORKS 10
13 FOOTBALL MANAGER 2013 SEGA 15
14 NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. U NINTENDO
15 WWE ’13 THQ 11
16 MOSHI MONSTERS: MOSHLINGS THEME PARK MIND CANDY 12
17 ZOMBI U UBISOFT
18 –  MEDAL OF HONOR: WARFIGHTER EA GAMES 18
19 NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. 2 NINTENDO 16
20 FORZA HORIZON MICROSOFT

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2012 UKIE Ltd

Train2Game News: Nintendo’s Wii U UK launch date revealed

The Wii U will be released in the UK before it’s released in Japan. Nintendo’s next-gen console goes on sale November 30. Japan gets the Wii U a week later.

There will be two hardware bundles being released. The white Basic pack will include an 8GB Wii U console, one GamePad and a Stylus. The black Premium pack contains a 32GB Wii U, one GamePad, all the accessories featured in the Basic pack, plus extras such as a charging stand and a Premium subscription for discounted download games.

UK consumers that pick up the Premium pack will also get a copy of NintendoLand and a Wii Sensor Bar.

Buyers of the Basic pack can pick up a new accessory pack called the “Wii Remote Plus Additional Set”. It contains a Wii Remote Plus, Nunchuk and Sensor Bar.

The trade price for the Basic pack is £205, the Premium is £246 and the ZombiU version – which includes the Premium Pack and a copy of Ubisoft’s horror shooter ZombiU – has a cost price of £270.

A list of launch games have been announced on Nintendo’s official site. Some of the games that have been announced for the launch window are:

  • Rayman Legends
  • ZombiU
  • Mass Effect 3: Special Edition
  • FIFA 13
  • Call Of Duty: Black Ops 2
  • Nintendo Land
  • New Super Mario Bros. U