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 Lego Batman 2  continues to dominate UK charts
Lego Batman 2 continues to dominate UK charts
July 9, 2012 | By Mike Rose

July 9, 2012 | By Mike Rose
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Traveller's Tales' Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes once against took the top of the UK sales charts last week, marking its third consecutive week at number one since its launch.

For the week ended July 7, and according to data from tracking firm Chart-Track, Lego Batman 2 saw a 30 percent decrease in sales week-over-week, yet still managed to hold off the increasing popularity of London 2012: The Official Video Game, which in comparison saw an 81 percent increase in sales.

The highest new entry into the charts was the Game of the Year edition of Techland's 2011 zombie shooter Dead Island, which managed fifth in the charts in its opening week.

Elsewhere, Theatrhythm: Final Fantasy for the Nintendo 3DS launched at number 19, while Funcom's PC MMO entered the charts at number 38. Note that the latter doesn't include digital sales.

Below are Chart-Track's all-platforms sales charts, which include unit sales of all versions of a given title, and the individual platform charts, which treat individual SKUs separately.

UK All-Platforms Top 10

1. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros.)
2. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega)
3. The Amazing Spider-Man (Activision)
4. Spec Ops: The Line (Take 2)
5. Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition (Deep Silver)
6. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda)
7. FIFA 12 (EA)
8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (Activision)
9. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft)
10. FIFA Street (EA)

UK Individual Platforms Top 10

Thanks to the upcoming Olympics Games in London, the official video game for the event saw a boost in sales last week, with the Xbox 360 version topping Chart-Track's individual formats top 10 chart.

1. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega, Xbox 360)
2. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., Xbox 360)
3. The Amazing Spider-Man (Activision, Xbox 360)
4. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega, PS3)
5. Spec Ops: The Line (Take 2, Xbox 360)
6. The Amazing Spider-Man (Activision, PS3)
7. Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition (Deep Silver, Xbox 360)
8. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., PS3)
9. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner Bros., Wii)
10. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Bethesda, Xbox 360)


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Adam Rebika
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The game clearly deserves its success.


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