Volition's zany superpowered sandbox Saints Row IV has held the top of the UK charts for a second week running against a string of new releases, followed by Ubisoft's Splinter Cell: Blacklist in second.
Relaunched MMO Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is the week's highest new entry, debuting in third. The PlayStation 3 versions of the game took 63 percent of the sales.
Disney Infinity slipped one place to fourth, followed by Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition in fifth.
Ubisoft's Rayman Legends charted at six, boasting approximately a 20 percent increase in week one sales compared to predecessor Rayman Origins. The launch of Madden NFL 25 followed in seventh place.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II was eighth, Payday 2 ninth, and FIFA 13 tenth.
This week's other new releases failed to make the top 20: Capcom's Lost Planet 3 charted at 26, and Killer is Dead entered the charts at 28.
The Top 20 UK chart for the week ending August 31:
1. Saints Row IV
2. Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Blacklist
3. Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
4. Disney Infinity
5. Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition
6. Rayman Legends
7. Madden NFL 25
8. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
9. Payday 2
10. FIFA 13
11. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
12. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
13. The Last of Us
14. Max Payne 3
15. LEGO The Lord of the Rings
16. Tomb Raider
17. Skylanders Giants
18. Assassin's Creed III
19. Grand Theft Auto IV
20. Need for Speed: Most Wanted