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30/Jan/2006

Wanted: Dead or Alive 4

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 exclusive beat 'em up ‘Dead or Alive 4’ ends EA’s reign at the top of the Entertainment Software All Formats Chart, knocking the next 5 games down one place. The top 3 games in the All Formats chart are all available on Xbox 360, while for the first time 4 Xbox 360 exclusive titles break into the All Formats Top 20.
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23/Jan/2006

Need for Speed wins 8th week at No1

EA’s ‘Need for Speed: Most Wanted’ secures an 8th week at No1 in the All Formats Chart, but strong retailer promotion of Ubisoft’s ‘King Kong: Official Game of the Movie’ denies EA the top 2 spots.
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16/Jan/2006

No1 and No2 for EA as Need for Speed reaches lucky 7th week

In another very quiet chart week EA’s ‘Need for Speed: Most Wanted’ remains No1 in the All Formats Top 40 for a seventh time. The only real challenge comes from EA themselves with the release of the PSP version of ‘The Sims 2’ (PSP/PS2/PC/GBA/XB/GC/DS) pushing the hugely popular god-game up 2 places from No4 to No2 (the PSP version debuts at No3 in the PSP Chart behind Take 2’s ‘Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories’ and Konami’s ‘Pro Evo 5’).
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09/Jan/2006

Need for Speed says follow my lead

EA’s ‘Need for Speed: Most Wanted’ is No1 in the All Formats starting grid for 2006, notching up 6 weeks as All Formats No1, more than any other game in the past year.
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03/Jan/2006

EA's Most Wanted Back On Top

EA re-claim No1 with multi-format ‘Need For Speed: Most Wanted’ (-34%) as Ubisoft’s equally format-heavy monster movie tie-in ‘King Kong: Official Game of the Movie’ is back down to No2 (-64%) after a smash-and-grab No1 last week.
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