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Grand Theft Auto V

GTA 5 physical sales top 5 million in UK alone

And that's not even counting downloads
May 18
Grand Theft Auto V has sold over 5 million copies in the UK. The figures are confirmed by chart company GfK Chart-Track and don't even include download sales (meaning the squillions of recent Steam purchas... read
UK PS4 Sales

PS4 sales hit two million in the UK

Outstrips PS2 sales
May 05
So, we all know how the PS2 is the fastest-selling Sony console of all time in the UK? Well, not anymore. The PS4 has managed to hit two million sales in the UK this past weekend according to MCV, making it the fastest-sellin... read
Pokémon ORAS

Pokémon ORAS launch captures series record in UK

Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire debut sales top Black and White
Dec 01
An abundance of water didn't stop Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire from scoring franchise record launch sales in the United Kingdom last week, according to GfK Chart-Track. The 3DS role-playing games wer... read

Mario Kart 8 drives Wii U hardware sales up 666% in the UK

The blue shell was thrown by Nintendo
Jun 02
After nearly two years of being on the ropes, Nintendo's troubled console has finally gotten a pick-me-up. And a major one at that. With the release of Mario Kart 8, which secured the #2 spot in the UK for most sales during t... read
Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon

Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon tops PSN charts in US, UK

'Truly eggceptional!'
Jun 08
Like Sergeant Rex Power Colt in a helicopter, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon soared above the rest of the competition on PlayStation Network last month, raining down neon-tinted death upon its enemies from both sides of the Atlantic... read

Fuse debuts in the UK charts at number 37

GRID 2 meanwhile takes pole position
Jun 03
Whilst many didn't expect it to set the charts alight, it can't be of any comfort to Insomniac Games to know that Fuse entered the UK videogame charts at number 37. Our own Jim Sterling said in his review the game was "lazy" ... read
Ni no Kuni

Ni no Kuni is #1 in the UK, sold out in many shops

Three cheers for color and whimsy!
Feb 04
I guess a lot of grown-up "mature" gamers, who complained that Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was too "kiddy," were blowing smoke out their asses and bought the Level-5 RPG anyway. According to GfK Chart-Track's UK Top ... read

UK: Vita games Uncharted, FIFA top software sales charts

Feb 27
The two top-selling software titles in the UK last week were Vita games. Uncharted: Golden Abyss took the #1 spot, and FIFA Football followed directly, beating out console titles UFC Undisputed 3 and FIFA 12. The only other V... read

UK Charts: Brink smashes into number one

May 16
Brink has made it to number one in the UK Charts. You'd have hoped so, since it was developed in Bromley. I used to live in Bromley, opposite a kebab shop, in an apartment frequently visited by a guy who'd drink a pint of his... read

UK Charts: Portal Kombat reigns supreme

May 03
Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat are still sitting pretty atop the UK Charts, and if you ask most gamers, they deserve it! Not much change from last week. Operation Flashpoint: Red River still climbs the charts, Homefront is enjoyi... read

UK Charts: Portal 2 wins, SOCOM 4 ... not so much?

Apr 26
Last week was one of the biggest release weeks of the year so far, with Portal 2, Mortal Kombat and SOCOM 4 all hitting the streets. Portal 2 and Mortal Kombat have both managed to succeed, capturing the first and second char... read

UK Charts: Dynasty Warriors 7 makes top ten!

Apr 11
In news that has shocked even this hardcore Dynasty Warriors fan, Dynasty Warriors 7 made it to number ten in the UK Charts this week! This would be the first major sales success for Omega Force outside of Japan since ... wel... read

UK Charts: Killzone 3 kicks Bulletstorm in the dick

Mar 01
Despite its single-platform nature and arguably less favorable press, Killzone 3 has managed to defeat People Can Fly's Bulletstorm in the United Kingdom. The latest PS3 exclusive comfortably sits at number one, relegati... read

UK Charts: Dead Space 2 keeps on ticking

Feb 07
Dead Space 2 is enjoying its second consecutive week at the top of the UK Chart, as the sequel sells considerably better than its original, which is awesome. It seems the market has been yet to reward Visceral Games with a sm... read

UK Charts: Dead Space 2 plasma cuts LBP2 down to size

Jan 31
Visceral's highly excellent Dead Space 2 has made a splash in the United Kingdom, debuting at number one. It shunts LittleBigPlanet 2 down to the second place, which is no bad place to be. In fact, PS3 exclusives don't typica... read

UK Charts: LittleBigPlanet 2 is bigger than little

Jan 24
It appears that LittleBigPlanet 2 is enjoying a very nice launch, debuting this week at number one. The original LittleBigPlanet did not manage to achieve this, if memory serves, so that's a nice little victory for a nice lit... read

UK Charts: Black Ops and FIFA trade places

Jan 04
Call of Duty: Black Ops has been knocked into second place ... by FIFA 11. Real original there, UK gamers! With the holiday period being a dry one for game releases, the UK Charts have nothing really interesting going on. You... read

UK Charts: Black Ops is Christmas Number One

Dec 20
It's the final chart before the Yayzoos' birthday, and that means whichever game sits atop the chart becomes the Christmas Numbah Wan. Of course, if you've got even a sliver of a brain in your pretty little head, you will hav... read

UK Charts: Black Ops, duuuuh!

Dec 13
Were you expecting anything else? Call of Duty: Black Ops sits comfortable atop the UK Charts yet again, followed by its eternal shadow-sweeper, FIFA 2011. With those two stalwarts in their respective places, third place is a... read

UK Charts: Black Ops retakes the gold

Dec 06
Unsurprisingly, Gran Turismo 5's time at the top was a brief respite from Call of Duty: Black Ops, as Activision's latest shooter installment reclaims the number one chart position. Sony's racing simulator has now dropped to ... read

UK Charts: Gran Turismo 5 crashes into first

Nov 29
PS3 exclusives often find it very difficult to take the top slot, so there's reason to celebrate in the Sony camp today. Long-awaited racer Gran Turismo 5 has easily seized first place in the UK Chart. Looks like that century of development paid off.  There isn't really much else of note this week, so just read below for the usual chart listings. read

UK Charts: Black Ops on top ... as if it wouldn't be

Nov 22
You all know the drill by now. A new Call of Duty is released, and promptly sits on top of the UK chart for six months as I struggle each week to come up with a new headline. Considering how crap this week's headline is, it's... read

UK Charts: Black Ops sales refuse to lag

Nov 15
Call of Duty: Black Ops released last week and, as you might expect, they now defiantly stand at the top of the UK Charts. At least that's one way in which the game doesn't lag. Kinect Sports also appears to have done quite w... read

UK Charts: Football, football, football, FOOTBALL!

Nov 08
Fable III enjoyed a single week at the top of the chart before the inevitable happened. Lionhead's "amazing" role playing game has been shunted into third place by a pair of football games, with Football Manager 2011 taking f... read

UK Charts: Race cars are better than Halo

Sep 27
After only one week atop the UK Chart, Halo: Reach has been shunted into second place by F1 2010, proving that Britain's love for sport of any description displaces what Microsoft has erroneously called the "biggest" shooter ... read

UK Charts: Halo: Reach edges out Sports Champions

Sep 20
Unsurprisingly, Halo: Reach has ascended to the top of the charts, followed closely by PlayStation Move "launch" title Sports Champions. Mafia II has been knocked down to third place after enjoying quite a nice little run at ... read

UK Charts: Mafia II refuses to die

Sep 13
Mafia II is enjoying its third week at the top of the UK Charts, which is somewhat surprising given the fact that so many gamers felt tepid towards it. Still, if these charts are good for one thing, it's reminding the gaming ... read

UK Charts: Mafia II is riding high

Sep 07
Mafia II is sitting atop the UK Charts like the beast of Bald Mountain, looking down on its thralls and pretenders with lofty contempt. This is the second week in a row that 2K's crime-em-up has been top dog, putting Kane &am... read

UK Charts: Kane & Lynch 2 is top dog

Aug 23
There truly is no accounting for taste.  Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days sits atop the UK Chart this week, debuting in the top position. Cue mass hysteria over a spreading pandemic as parents don't realize why their childre... read

UK Charts: Toy Story 3 again

Aug 16
This week's UK Chart listing is the most boring one ever. Almost nothing of interest happened, with Toy Story 3 back on top, Red Dead Redemption still hanging around, and most of Ubisoft's dancing crap polluting the world. Bo... read

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