UK CHARTS: Mario Kart retains pole position

Evergreen Sega title Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games makes it a mario one-two at the top this week as it switches places with SCEE racer Gran Turismo 5 to claim second spot.

Retail promotions and heavy marketing boost Sega Superstar Tennis up six places to number five this week, while EA claims the top two new entries with Euro 2008 at number eight and The Sims 2: Kitchen and Bath Design Stuff at 20. The only other new title to make a splash this week is SCEE/Namco shooter Time Crisis 4, blasting in at 24.

The full top ten, courtesy of ELSPA/ChartTrack reads:

1) Mario Kart Wii (Nintendo)
2) Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games (Sega)
3) Gran Turismo 5: Prologue (SCEE)
4) Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Konami)
5) Sega Superstars Tennis (Sega)
6) Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 (Ubisoft)
7) Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Activision)
8) UEFA Euro 2008 (EA)
9) Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training (Nintendo)
10) Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Activision)

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