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UK chart: London 2012 holds top spot

Official tie-in takes gold for second week with sales boost; silver to Lego Batman 2; bronze to Mario & Sonic's Olympic effort.


An 88 percent surge in sales put London 2012: The Official Video Game in first place for a second week in the UK games chart.

Sega's London 2012 defended the top spot from Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, which stayed in the number two spot with a 15 percent drop-off in sales. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games, the other tie-in title from Sega, held onto third place with a 42 percent boost in sales during the first week of the Olympic competition.

London 2012 takes first.
London 2012 takes first.

Further down the chart, Batman: Arkham Asylum continued to enjoy a resurgence with a 21 percent sales boost up to number four, while retailer promotions bumped Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim from eight to five.

A new entry in the UK chart, Risen 2: Dark Waters sailed into the UK charts at number 14, the buccaneering RPG sequel beating its predecessor's debut at number 29 back in October 2009.

The UK All-Formats chart for the week ending August 4 2012:

1. London 2012: The Official Video Game
2. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
3. Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games
4. Batman: Arkham City
5. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
6. Assassin's Creed: Revelations
7. The Amazing Spider-Man
8. Battlefield 3
9. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track.

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