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28/Aug/2004

Athens 2004 wins gold at last

It achieved the bronze medal two weeks ago, silver last week, but this week Sony’s ‘Athens 2004’ (PS2) is the gold champion of the Top 40 chart in the final week of the Olympics - Sony’s first No1 since ‘Eye Toy: Play’ one year ago.
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21/Aug/2004

Doom sees off resurgent Athens 2004

Activision/Id Software’s ‘Doom 3’ holds on to the No1 spot for a second week despite strong competition from Sony’s resurgent ‘Athens 2004’ (PS2) which climbs the charts again this week, up from No3 to No2, a sales increase of 55% over last week.
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14/Aug/2004

Doom squashes friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man

Activision/Id Software’s ‘Doom 3’ explodes into the Top 40 at No1 pushing their own Activision published ‘Spider-Man 2’ down to No2 and becoming the 5th fastest selling PC game in the UK based on launch week.
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07/Aug/2004

No1 for 5 weeks - you better believe it

‘Spider-Man 2’ is No1 for a fifth week as the Top 3 titles are again all non-movers. Not since EA’s ‘Need for Speed: Underground’ at the beginning of the year has a game had more weeks at No1 in the Entertainment Software Top 40 (All Prices).
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