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UK Chart: Sleeping Dogs holds off new release Darksiders 2

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron also makes a top five debut

Sleeping Dogs has held off competition from new release Darksiders 2 to claim a second week atop the UK all formats chart.


Sales of Square Enix's open world action title fell 15 per cent week-over-week, while Darksiders 2 performed considerably better than the original, selling 80 per cent more units in its first week of availability, according to retail monitor Chart-Track.

New Super Mario Bros 2 and London 2012 both dropped one spot, to No.3 and No.4 respectively, while Transformers: Fall of Cybertron was the second highest new entry at No.5.

GfK/Chart-Track Top 10 (week ended August 25):

  1. Sleeping Dogs (Square Enix)
  2. Darksiders 2 (THQ)
  3. New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Nintendo)
  4. London 2012: The Official Video Game (Sega)
  5. Transformers: Fall of Cybertron (Activision)
  6. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes (Warner)
  7. Ghost Recon: Future Soldier (Ubisoft)
  8. Mario & Sonic At The London 2012 Olympic Games (Sega)
  9. Batman: Arkham City (Warner)
  10. Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (Warner)

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2012 UKIE Ltd

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