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UK CHART: GTA beats out Rock Band, Haze

Rockstar has made it a fourth week at number one in the ELSPA/ChartTrack All Formats chart – beating major new releases from Ubisoft, Eidos and EA. EA’s Rock Band hits sixth position in the chart, but it’s not likely the publisher will be disappointed; according to ChartTrack, three quarters of …

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Wii Fit drops out of UK Top 40

Nintendo’s phenomenal-selling Wii Fit has had the worst week of its existence in the UK – dropping all the way out of the ChartTrack/ELSPA All Formats top 40. The spectacular drop – likely due to stock issues at retail – has seen the game slide from second position last week, …

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Wii Fit topples GTA IV in Spain

Wii Fit has overtaken the PS3 version of Rockstar’s GTA IV in the Spanish entertainment software chart. The Rockstar title slips to second in its third week on the chart, with the 360 version of the title dropping down to fifth. However, GTA still rules the roost elsewhere across Europe. …

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UK CHART: GTA IV makes it three weeks at No.1

Rockstar’s GTA IV has enjoyed a third week at the top of ChartTrack/ELSPA’s All Formats chart in the UK. The free-roaming title keeps Wii Fit in second spot – despite a dip in sales of 41 per cent. However, Nintendo’s health-promoting title also suffers on the High Street, with sales …

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UK CHART: GTA holds on to No.1; hits 1m sales

Rockstar’s GTA IV has retained the top spot in the ChartTrack/ELSPA All Formats Chart for a second week – despite a massive 77 per cent drop in sales. The record-breaking title still managed to outsell Nintendo’s Wii Fit – which held onto second spot – by 4-to-1 in the week. …

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UK CHARTS: All-conquering GTA IV hits No.1

The biggest All Formats release ever, Grand Theft Auto IV , has hit the top spot in the UK software chart – outselling last week’s No.1 Wii Fit by nine-to-one. According to ELSPA/ChartTrack statistics, the Rockstar title almost broke the one million unit barrier in the week (Sunday, April 28th …

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Retail set for £100m GTA boost

Financial doom and gloom may be building elsewhere, but the games industry is bucking all the trends as Wii Fit and GTA IV look set to push retail sales up to the 100m mark this week. In the past week, ChartTrack confirmed that Wii Fit has already racked up 16m …

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Bookies back GTA IV staying power

Paddy Power has released odds on how long GTA IV can last at the top of the ChartTrack All Formats Charts. The bookie predicts that the game will most likely remain at the top for between four to six weeks at 7/4, and feels that Wii Fit is the game …

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UK CHARTS: Wii Fit takes £16m as it hits No.1

Nintendo’s Wii Fit has shot straight to the top of the ChartTrack/ELSPA All Formats chart in its first week – becoming the sixth fastest-selling UK release of all time. The fitness game, which was launched on Friday, was bought by roughly one in 10 Wii console owners in its first …

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Miyamoto: Gamers need to get outside

Nintendo development legend Shigeru Miyamoto has said that spending too long playing a video game is not good” – and encouraged his consumers to get outside. Speaking in an interview with The Times, Miyamoto said that he makes sure his own children get out in the sunshine as well as …

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