Ubisoft’s Xbox 360 ‘Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction’ (-46%) takes a second week at No1 and Ubisoft also remain at No2 with Wii ‘Just Dance’ (-31%).
Rockstar/Take2’s ‘Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City’ remains at No3 thanks to the release last week of PS3/PC versions (-31%) and Nintendo climb one place to No4 with ‘Wii Fit Plus’ (-3%). This week’s big new entry at No5 is Capcom’s internally developed ‘Monster Hunter Tri’ on Wii, the most successful version of this franchise so far in terms of launch sales / position on the All Formats Chart. ‘Monster Hunter’ was first seen in the UK on PS2 in May 2005 and this was followed by 3 PSP versions (Monster Hunter Freedom, 2006 / Freedom 2, 2007 / Freedom Unite, 2009). The only other new entry this week is Namco Bandai’s ‘Dead to Rights: Retribution’ at No22, developed by UK studio Volatile Games (a division of Blitz Games). This is a first next gen outing for the franchise - ‘Dead to Rights’ was first seen in 2003 on PS2, Xbox, Gamecube and PC (developed by Namco).