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Fallout: New Vegas Leads UK Charts, Professor Layton Debuts In Top Five

Obsidian Entertainment's Fallout: New Vegas tops the UK charts this week, and Level 5's latest Professor Layton title makes the top five, while Platinum Games' Vanquish debuts below the top 10.

Tom Curtis, Blogger

October 25, 2010

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Obsidian Entertainment and Bethesda Softworks' Fallout: New Vegas topped the UK Sales charts and experienced a stronger debut week than Fallout 3, reports tracking firm Chart-Track. Fallout: New Vegas follows the precedent set by the popular 2008 title Fallout 3, and allows players to explore a radioactive wasteland, this time set in the Mojave Desert and a post apocalyptic Las Vegas. For the week ended October 23, EA's Medal of Honor and FIFA 11 rounded out the top three, and Level 5 and Nintendo's Professor Layton and the Unwound Future debuted at number four. Platinum Games' fast paced shooter Vanquish did not make the top 10 in its opening week, and landed at number 12. Wii Sports Resort returned to the top 10, jumping from number 15 to number seven. Halo: Reach just missed the top 10 at number 11, and other titles falling from the list include Castlevania: Lords of Shadow and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2. Below are Chart-Track's all-platforms sales charts, which include unit sales of all versions of a given title. UK All-Platforms Top 10 1. Fallout: New Vegas (Bethesda Softworks) 2. Medal of Honor (Electronic Arts) 3. FIFA 11 (Electronic Arts) 4. Professor Layton and the Unwound Future (Nintendo) 5. Just Dance 2 (Ubisoft) 6. Wii Party (Nintendo) 7. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) 8. F1 2010 (Codemasters) 9. Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 (Konami) 10. Dead Rising 2 (Capcom) UK Individual Platforms Top 10 The Xbox 360 version of Fallout: New Vegas took the top spot on the individual platforms chart, followed by Professor Layton and the Unwound Future. Ubisoft's Just Dance 2 rounded out the top three, and the PlayStation 3 version of Fallout: New Vegas hit number five. 1. Fallout: New Vegas (Bethesda Softworks, Xbox 360) 2. Professor Layton and the Unwound Future (Nintendo, DS) 3. Just Dance 2 (Ubisoft, Wii) 4. Medal of Honor (Electronic Arts, Xbox 360) 5. Fallout: New Vegas (Bethesda Softworks, PS3) 6. Medal of Honor (Electronic Arts, PS3) 7. FIFA 11 (Electronic Arts, Xbox 360) 8. FIFA 11 (Electronic Arts, PS3) 9. Wii Party (Nintendo, Wii) 10. Wii Sports Resport (Nintendo, Wii)

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Tom Curtis


Tom Curtis is Associate Content Manager for Gamasutra and the UBM TechWeb Game Network. Prior to joining Gamasutra full-time, he served as the site's editorial intern while earning a degree in Media Studies at the University of California, Berkeley.

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