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Thief is No.1 as three new games enter Top Ten

Ben Parfitt
Thief is No.1 as three new games enter Top Ten

Square Enix has claimed its second UK No.1 of 2014 with Thief getting off to a chart-topping debut.

The games dominates this week’s UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 and in the words of UKIE “smashes” the week one numbers enjoyed by its predecessor Thief: Deadly Shadows in 2004.

It also claims the second highest sales for a 2014 No.1 behind FIFA 14 with next-gen accounting for 75 per cent of sales.

There are two other new entries in the Top Ten – EA’s Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare at No.4 and Konami’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 at No.10, although sales of the vampire romp fall short of the first Lords of Shadow.

As well as this, Namco Bandai’s Tales of Symphonia: Chronicles debuts in 13th and PQube’s Senran Kagura Burst sneaks into the Top 40 in 38th.

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