UK Chart: Dead Space 2 claims number one

EA's sci-fi horror sequel enters the chart at number one, with launch sales up 70 percent on the original.

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No Caption Provided Dead Space 2 took the top spot in this week's UK sales chart, nudging Little Big Planet 2 into second place and continuing the trend for a new number one in each week of 2011 so far. Launch sales for the sci-fi horror sequel were up 70 percent on that of the well-received original game, which entered the chart at number six back in October 2008.

With Dead Space 2 the only new game in the top 10, the rest of the chart is a reshuffle: Little Big Planet 2 fell to number two with a 48 percent drop in sales, while FIFA 11 rose to number three with a 21 percent increase. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, fourth in the chart and with sales up 18 percent, snuck in above Call of Duty: Black Ops, which slipped to five, despite an 11 percent sales increase.

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Top 10 Entertainment Software (All Prices) - Week Ending January 29, 2011:
1. Dead Space 2 (EA)

2. Little Big Planet 2 (Sony Computer Ent.)

3. FIFA 11 (EA)

4. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft)

5. Call of Duty: Black Ops (Activision)

6. Just Dance 2 (Ubisoft)

7. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit (EA)

8. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo)

9. Art Academy (Nintendo)

10. Just Dance (Ubisoft)

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2011 ELSPA Ltd for the week ending January 29, 2011.

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