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UK CHARTS: Wii dominates single format listings

The popularity of Nintendo’s Wii shows no signs of abating in the UK with the machine laying claim to 16 of the top 30 selling individual format games in ChartTrack’s latest unit sales listings. The Wii also claimed 15 of the top 30 selling titles by value. Topping the unit …

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SPECIAL REPORT: UK charts 2007

In conjunction with ELSPA/ChartTrack, we bring you the top selling titles of 2007, including the overall top 50 titles and each individual format chart. Just click here for the top fifty in full, and then head over to our an in-depth analysis; or for individual format breakdowns, head over to …

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UK CHART: Burnout overtakes Mario and Sonic

Sega’s Mario and Sonic and the Olympic Games has to make do with second spot in this week’s ELSPA/ChartTrack all formats chart, while Activision’s Call of Duty 4 is down one place to three. Burnout Paradise’s top selling debut week is split between the Xbox 360 and PS3 formats, which …

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UK market hits £3.4 billion in 2007

MCV can reveal that the total UK games market was worth a colossal 3.356 billion in 2007. The exclusive figures, courtesy of ELSPA/ChartTrack, include total games software, console hardware and gaming accessories. The latest stats crown a record-breaking year for the UK industry, in which the console handheld market – …

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UK CHARTS: Sonic and Mario hurdle Call of Duty

Thanks to a Wii and DS hardware stock boost there are five DS and Wii exclusives in this week’s ELSPA/ChartTrack all format chart. Alongside best seller Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, DS’ duo of Brain Training titles, Super Mario Galaxy and Wii Play make up half the top …

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Call of Duty 4 fights on in chart battle

Many had thought that normal services had resumed last week with EA’s FIFA 08 clambering back to the top of the charts, but it’s Activision’s Call of Duty 4 that conquers all this week by claiming number one in ChartTrack All Formats Top 40. It’s the third time that Infinity …

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FIFA 08 nutmegs chart opponents

Following Activision’s victory in the Christmas battle and Ubisoft’s in the New Year chart, it’s business as usual this week with EA’s FIFA series claiming the top spot in ChartTrack’s first 2008 Top 40 – just as it did in 2007. Last week’s number one, Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed, drops to …

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UK PS3 CHARTS: Uncharted takes top spot

Sony’s Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune has replaced Activision’s Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare at the top of ELSPA/ChartTrack’s official PS3 top ten. The action title debuted in second position last week, but has leapfrogged COD4 at the top – no doubt helped by some splendid specialist press reviews. Activision’s shooter …

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UK CHARTS: Mario & Sonic edge tight battle

With only a week to go until the official UK Christmas number one video game champion is crowned, Sega’s Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games maintains its place at the top of the ChartTrack All Formats Top 40 – but its rivals aren’t giving up the fight. Only 2,500 …

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UK CHARTS: Mario & Sonic fight back

It would still take a brave man to bet against EA’s traditional festive champion Need for Speed fighting back to claim the top spot once again in time for Christmas, but Sega’s Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games is giving it a run for its money by clinching the …

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