UK Game Charts: October 29 to November 4

Need for Speed Carbon swerves straight to the top of the charts; Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories debuts at six.

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Get your motors running, because Electronic Arts' Need for Speed Carbon has driven all over the football pitches of Pro Evolution Soccer 6 and FIFA 07 to get to the top slot of the UK All-Formats game chart.

It's a good week generally for EA, who boasts six titles in the top 40, including three out of the top four slots. It's also a good time for Rockstar--Canis Canem Edit (aka Bully) stays in class at five, whereas Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories for the PSP debuts at number six.

The highest climber of the week is The Legend of Spyro: A New Beginning, which storms ahead 12 places to 16. The biggest loser of the week is Battlefield 2142, plummeting 18 to 31.

Two others are moving onward and upward--Nintendogs: Dalmatian and Friends goes up seven places to 27, while Singstar Legends crawls one space ahead to 23. And there's lots of downward motion, including Cars, which finally moves out of the top 10 to 13, and Destroy All Humans! 2, which goes down 16 to 35.

It's also worth noting that four of the games in the top 10 are single-platform titles, including the two Rockstar games, Sega's Football Manager 2007, and THQ's Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War - Dark Crusade.

New entries this week are Atari's Neverwinter Nights 2 at 14, Activision's Marvel: Ultimate Alliance at 24, and Atari's Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi 2 at 29.

Next Friday will see a healthy amount of new titles released on this side of the pond, including Medieval 2: Total War for the PC, WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW 2007, F.E.A.R., Call of Duty 3, and Need for Speed Carbon for the Xbox. Next week will also see quite a few new Nintendo DS titles for the UK, namely Tomb Raider: Legend, Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam, Age of Empires: Age of Kings, and Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team.

Discussion

47 comments
flubagalub
flubagalub

Go Bully!!! Rockstar is one of the best gaming companies in the world!

AFWorm
AFWorm

I don't know if the UK is "all there", eh?

Smoke0
Smoke0

At least Splinter Cell is there

zux2000
zux2000

How can people buy Scarface? The movie is one of the best movies ever made but the game is so incredible.... BAD!

ralphikari
ralphikari

Quite reasonable without major tilt.

GrimBee
GrimBee

wow its november already! I keep thinking its still July! LOL The DS is really going to cook up a storm for the UK this christmas IMO, its going to totally smash the pink psp attempt with the pink ds lite, and I think that the ds, and the wii will be the best selling consoles. And I think that the 360 will sell more than the ps2. And I think that the ps2 will sell more than the psp.. Cant wait to see what sells well over christmas! So I can prove myself right lol :P

FFObsessed
FFObsessed

Wow look at all those DS games. They're really dominating the UK. Way to go Nintendo! You're teh bestest ever!11!11

VolcanoMan001
VolcanoMan001

Hmm that would explain why it seems like there is nothing but Brits in the Splinter Cell Double Agent game on XBL...

Weedwacker44
Weedwacker44

Nice... Electronic Arts has got 3 games in the top four.

Sam_Lowery
Sam_Lowery

Nice to see Bully up there, i hope that game makes a ton of money.

Thorpe89
Thorpe89

I only have one of those games on the charts - Grand Theft Auto: Vice City Stories. Gonna try and get Canis Canem Edit and The Sims 2: Pets soon.

ragin_massaih
ragin_massaih

wow thats the first time in ages nintendo havent had a single title in the top 10! Well technically Splinter cell is on the Wii lol

godovivel
godovivel

88% of sold Pro Evolution Soccer 6 is from PS2 version

GTCzeero
GTCzeero

From what I've seen it's the current gen versions of Pro Evo that are flying off the shelves, not the massively overpriced, barely improved 360 version.

CraigB1234
CraigB1234

I would get GTA:VCS stories but it's only on PSP and I only know one person who has forked out for one of those and he's moved to Norway so there is no chance of me borrowing it. Note: PES 6 is multiplatform not just Xbox 360 although I think it sold well on that platform too.

ftjx
ftjx

nice to see the x360 make 2nd. but sad theres not more of it....

faridmon
faridmon

no DS games? i knew i lived in a crap place, well have fun with your bloddy GTA then........

wenbin09
wenbin09

no objections to the chart.. justified!!

rossinho
rossinho

k lets this over and done with its football NOTsoccer

HXCDEW
HXCDEW

FYI, soccer = football as it is known over the damn world. Americans call it soccer because they ripped off rugby and named it FOOOZEEBALL :lol:

rulo_rezn0r
rulo_rezn0r

Bully and GTA :) nice NO CARSS??? whats happening in the uk?!

Pastehunter
Pastehunter

Hohoho and a marry GTA to all of you !

Tommi88
Tommi88

HURRAY1!!! FOOTBALl!!! :DDD

fantasyfacade
fantasyfacade

I like none of those games there, besides from Scarface, why do the UK like such games. Weirdness.

saugh
saugh

Oh well, it happens...

Sir-Marth
Sir-Marth

Why do we suck so friggen much!!!

Lord_Regnier
Lord_Regnier

What a disgusting list! too many chav gamers!

drangel_jam
drangel_jam

Soccer in UK = Football in US. Can't wait to see how Gears of War will do in EU.

fordies
fordies

It was predictable the majority of the UK market is casuals so games like scarface, gta, bully and nfs were always going to do well and football games always do well because the majority of the population love it.

Schillinger
Schillinger

Jebus, only 3 soccer titles! They're improving.

hair001
hair001

Wow, only 3 good games on the list

jofy
jofy

sony rules,where is nintendo?

kavadias1981
kavadias1981

Another humiliating week for us in th UK.

robboh
robboh

Just shows how many people there is that don't know what a good and bad game is.

Bananna2
Bananna2

Nice GTA:VCS for PSP, i getting it this week plus killzone

Dante565
Dante565

It isnt the greatest list by far but I guess if i lived in the UK id like it.....maybe.

KingofTrolls
KingofTrolls

Hey gamespot how about making a chart showing the top 10 so we don't have to read all this wall-o-text

d-suhiti
d-suhiti

LCS is only 6th - thats a surprise. No surprise about NFS though.

Dekuxutu
Dekuxutu

UK is such casual territoriy.

jonas__5
jonas__5

pro evo on Us top charts?