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Just Cause 2 At Top In UK As God Of War III Falls

Square Enix and Avalanche Studios' sandbox action game Just Cause 2 topped sales charts this week in the United Kingdom, usurping Sony Santa Monica's God of War III for PlayStation 3.
Square Enix and Avalanche Studios' sandbox action game Just Cause 2 topped sales charts in the UK for the week ended March 27, research firm Chart-Track said Monday. It's the second time this year that Square Enix published a game that reached number one in the UK on the weekly all-platforms sales charts, its first number one being Final Fantasy XIII. Just Cause 2 was originally conceived under publisher Eidos, and Square Enix acquired Eidos last year. Just Cause 2 replaced last week's number one game, Sony's PlayStation 3-exclusive God of War III in the top slot. The Kratos-starring action game dropped from number one to number seven this week. Also new in the UK this week were the DS games Pokemon SoulSilver and Pokemon HeartGold, which captured the second and fourth slots, respectively. Below is the top 10 all-platform chart, which lumps together unit sales of all versions of a given title: UK All-Platforms Top 10 1. Just Cause 2 (Square Enix) 2. Pokemon SoulSilver (Nintendo) 3. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (EA) 4. Pokemon (Nintendo) 5. Just Dance (Ubisoft) 6. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 (Activision) 7. God of War III (Sony) 8. Final Fantasy XIII (Square Enix) 9. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo) 10. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo) UK Individual Platforms Top 10 On the individual platforms top 10, it was the pair of Pokemon DS games that commanded the top two slots, followed by Ubisoft's Wii-only rhythm game Just Dance. Just Cause 2 for Xbox 360 fell in fourth place, followed by the PS3 version. 1. Pokemon SoulSilver (Nintendo, DS) 2. Pokemon HeartGold (Nintendo, DS) 3. Just Dance (Ubisoft, Wii) 4. Just Cause 2 (Square Enix, Xbox 360) 5. Just Cause 2 (Square Enix, PS3) 6. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (EA, Xbox 360) 7. God of War III (Sony, PS3) 8. Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo, Wii) 9. Wii Fit Plus (Nintendo, Wii) 10. Battlefield: Bad Company 2 (EA, PS3)

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