Entries in 'charttrack' (130)

Master Chief conquers UK as Halo 4 tops All Formats charts

Master Chief conquers UK as Halo 4 tops All Formats charts

Microsoft proves the Spartan super soldier still has what it takes as Halo 4 debuts at No.1 in the UK charts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 12th 2012 at 10:11AM in News
Chart-Track: This is still a £1bn industry

Chart-Track: This is still a £1bn industry

As publishers bemoan difficult game launches, Chart-Track has warned them to stop talking down retail.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 23rd 2012 at 10:07AM in News
TV campaign pushes Art Academy to top

TV campaign pushes Art Academy to top

Nintendo’s handheld painting title Art Academy has topped the DS charts for the second successive week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2010 at 3:02PM in News
Deal brokered for PC download chart

Deal brokered for PC download chart

It's been a long time coming, but the UK will finally get a games download chart later this year, MCV can reveal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2010 at 1:00PM in News

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UK CHARTS: StarCraft II launches at No.1

UK CHARTS: StarCraft II launches at No.1

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty has debuted at No.1 in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Charts.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 2nd 2010 at 11:05AM in News
UK CHARTS: Crackdown 2 still soaring

UK CHARTS: Crackdown 2 still soaring

Crackdown 2 holds onto the No.1 spot of the GfK Chart-Track charts for a second week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 19th 2010 at 10:58AM in News
UK CHARTS: LEGO Potter still top

UK CHARTS: LEGO Potter still top

LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 racks up a second week at the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 5th 2010 at 11:20AM in News
UK CHARTS: Red Dead undefeated

UK CHARTS: Red Dead undefeated

Rockstar’s Red Dead Redemption has held onto the top spot of the All Formats Charts for a fifth consecutive week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 21st 2010 at 12:10PM in News

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RETAIL BIZ: Rooms tops DS charts

RETAIL BIZ: Rooms tops DS charts

The UK DS charts have finally seen a change at the top as this week’s new release Rooms: The Main Building takes No.1.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 8th 2010 at 12:27PM in News
UK CHARTS: Red Dead holds the fort

UK CHARTS: Red Dead holds the fort

Red Dead Redemption has racked up a third week at the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40, due in no small part to a lack of ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2010 at 10:27AM in News
UK CHARTS: No moving Red Dead

UK CHARTS: No moving Red Dead

Red Dead Redemption is spending its second week at the top of the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week, having successfully fended off a number of new ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 1st 2010 at 10:28AM in News
Ubi on top in monthly charts

Ubi on top in monthly charts

EA’s three-month stay at the top of the UK monthly charts is at an end as Ubisoft is declared the biggest publisher in April, according to GfK Chart-Track.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2010 at 9:30AM in News

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UK Charts data delayed

UK Charts data delayed

This week’s GfK Chart-Track data, which includes the top 40 multiformat software charts, has been delayed today.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 12th 2010 at 11:00AM in News
There’s no stopping Just Dance

There’s no stopping Just Dance

Remember, third party titles don’t sell on Wii. Or at least, that’s what some people claim, but the ongoing sales success that is Ubisoft’s Just Dance proves otherwise.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 11:03AM in News
Just Cause 2 trumps original

Just Cause 2 trumps original

In claiming number one in the ELSPA GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week, Just Cause 2 succeeds in justifying Square Enix’s loyalty to Avalanche’s high-octane free-roaming IP by ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2010 at 11:41AM in News
UK CHARTS: God of War III slays competition

UK CHARTS: God of War III slays competition

Sony’s God of War III debuted at the top of the charts this week, marking the platform holder’s second No.1 of the year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 10:27AM in News

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UK CHARTS: Heavy Rain claims no.1

UK CHARTS: Heavy Rain claims no.1

So new, risky IP can’t be a commercial success, right? Wrong. Sony’s hugely ambitious and totally off-the-wall interactive crime thriller Heavy Rain has lived up to the hype and debuted ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2010 at 10:08AM in News
UK CHARTS: Aliens vs Predator takes No.1

UK CHARTS: Aliens vs Predator takes No.1

Sega’s Aliens vs Predator has taken the top spot of the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 in its first week, dethroning BioShock 2 after only one week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 10:27AM in News
Global games decline measured at 8%

Global games decline measured at 8%

The world's three biggest retail markets for video games saw a combined decline of eight per cent in sales last year according to a new report.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 3rd 2010 at 1:01PM in News
UK CHARTS: Just Dance triumphs again

UK CHARTS: Just Dance triumphs again

Just Dance is once again victorious, holding onto the top spot of the charts for the second week in a row.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 25th 2010 at 9:57AM in News
2009 UK sales numbers show single-format stats

2009 UK sales numbers show single-format stats

As part of its announcement today talking about 2009's down-but-not-disastrous UK software sales, ELSPA and GfK-CharTrack have revealed format-specific data.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 6th 2010 at 4:22PM in News
UK games market down in '09

UK games market down in '09

The official figures from GfK-ChartTrack are in - and the UK games market's total value for 2009 was down on 2008, but the sector still managed to generate billions in ...

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 6th 2010 at 4:03PM in News
Modern Warfare 2 is UK's Christmas No.1

Modern Warfare 2 is UK's Christmas No.1

There’s been no Rage Against The Machine-style upset in the video game charts, as Modern Warfare 2 easily takes 2009’s Christmas No. 1 spot in the ELSPA GfK-ChartTrack Top 40.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 21st 2009 at 10:38AM in News
Wii hits six million in the UK

Wii hits six million in the UK

Nintendo’s Wii has become the fastest-selling home console in the history of the UK, surpassing six million sales after just three years on the market.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 3rd 2009 at 9:37AM in News
UK CHARTS: Modern Warfare 2 marches to No.1

UK CHARTS: Modern Warfare 2 marches to No.1

There was never any question, but this morning’s All Formats weekly games chart confirms that Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is the best-selling game of the week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 16th 2009 at 10:57AM in News