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Lego Batman 2 tops UK chart for third consecutive week

Lego Batman 2 fends off London 2012 to secure top spot for third consecutive week; Modern Warfare 3 reenters the top 10.


Three weeks on since its release, Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes has held its place on the top of the UK Games Chart. Not only that, but comic book rival The Amazing Spider-Man has fallen one place to third. An 81 percent increase in sales saw London 2012 - The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games replace Spider-Man in second place as the Olympics draw another week closer.

Modern Warfare 3 rose 26 places last week.
Modern Warfare 3 rose 26 places last week.

Spec Ops: The Line drops a single place to fourth in its second week of release, while new entry Dead Island Game of the Year Edition hits the chart at five thanks to the addition of all previously released digital content. The Dawnguard expansion supports The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim's place in the top 10 at six, where it is followed by chart regular FIFA 12. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3's sales grew 193 percent, gaining the shooter 26 places in the chart and landing it back in the top 10 at eight. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier falls three places to nine with FIFA Street scoring the final top 10 spot.

Two other new releases hit the chart this week: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy lands at 19, and new MMO game The Secret World scrapes into the top 40 at 38. Despite UK release on the Wii this week, Beat the Beat failed to chart.

This Friday's new releases include PS3 exclusive Rainbow Moon (delayed from last week), movie spin-off Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games, and Parisian rhythm adventure Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure for the 3DS.

The UK All-Formats chart for the week ending 7th July:

1. Lego Batman 2: DC Superheroes
2. London 2012
3. The Amazing Spider-Man
4. Spec Ops: The Line
5. Dead Island GOTY Edition
6. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
7. FIFA 12
8. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
9. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
10. FIFA Street

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