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UK Charts: FIFA 13 Nets the Winner

by on October 1, 2012
 

UK Charts: FIFA 13 Nets the WinnerBorderlands 2 could only enjoy a very brief stint at the top of the UK Charts, as the behemoth that is FIFA 13 has raced straight into first position, dominating all opposition this week.The wildly popular football title has shot to first place, after only being released last Friday – showing that the yearly iterations won’t stop the appetite of gaming football fans all over the world from buyng the latest one.

Looking at the chart overall, you can see that the silly season for games releases has well and truly begun, with six new entries making the top twenty this week alone. Games such as the World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria expansion pack – which benefitted from a heavy advertising campaign, as you would expect from any Warcraft product.

the expensive Rocksmith (because it comes with a guitar to USB adaptor) makes a surprisingly high entry in seventh, after a huge delay between the release of the North American and European versions of the game. Dead or Alive 5, Angry Birds Trilogy and the Gran Turismo 5: Academy Edition round out the new releases, as we can expect even more coming in the next few weeks, such as Resident Evil 6.

As always you can click the name of the game to read our review.

TW = This Week

LW = Last Week

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TITLE AGE RATING PUBLISHER

NE

1

FIFA 13 PEGI 3+ ELECTRONIC ARTS

1

2

BORDERLANDS 2 BBFC 18+ TAKE 2

2

3

F1 2012 PEGI 3+ CODEMASTERS

 NE

4

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: MISTS OF PANDARIA PEGI 12+ ACTIVISION BLIZZARD

3

5

PRO EVOLUTION SOCCER 2013 PEGI 3+ KONAMI

4

6

SLEEPING DOGS PEGI 18+

SQUARE ENIX EUROP

NE

7

ROCKSMITH PEGI 12+ UBISOFT

13

8

THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM BBFC 15+ BETHESDA SOFTWORKS

5

9

LEGO BATMAN 2: DC SUPER HEROES PEGI 7+ WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE

7

10

NEW SUPER MARIO BROS. 2 PEGI 3+ NINTENDO

NE

11

DEAD OR ALIVE 5 PEGI 16+ TECMO KOEI EUROPE

21

12

FORZA MOTORSPORT 4 PEGI 3+ MICROSOFT

6

13

LITTLEBIGPLANET PS VITA PEGI 7+ SONY COMPUTER ENT.

12

14

DEAD ISLAND GOTY EDITION BBFC 18+ KOCH MEDIA

10

15

MAX PAYNE 3 BBFC 18+ TAKE 2

NE

16

ANGRY BIRDS TRILOGY PEGI 3+ ACTIVISION BLIZZARD

NE

17

GRAN TURISMO 5 ACADEMY EDITION PEGI 3+ SONY COMPUTER ENT.

11

18

LONDON 2012: THE OFFICIAL VIDEO GAME PEGI 3+ SEGA

9

19

GUILD WARS 2 PEGI 12+ NCSOFT EUROPE

8

20

TEKKEN TAG TOURNAMENT 2 PEGI 16+ NAMCO BANDAI GAMES

UKIE Games Charts©, compiled by GfK Chart-Track

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