UK chart: London 2012 tie-in dethrones Lego Batman 2

Olympics the bane of Batman's existence.

Sega's official Olympics tie-in London 2012: The Video Game has unseated Lego Batman 2 at the top of the UK all-format charts.

The UK-based sportathon's opening festivities helped boost London 2012 to the pinnacle of the UK top 40 after five weeks of release.

3DS and Wii tie-in Mario & Sonic at the London Olympics also received a boost, high-jumping up to third place after a marathon 38 weeks in the chart.

The only new release to chart this week was Pokémon Conquest, a strategy spin-off for Nintendo DS. It only managed 17th place, however, despite the arrival of the 3DS XL over the weekend.

Still, UK chart company Chart-Track has pegged the Pokemon series as the 10th biggest unit shifter of all video game brands over the last 15 years.

The rest of the top 10 remained largely static, with Ghost Recon: Future Soldier in fourth and Batman: Arkham City in fifth. Modern Warfare 3, Spider-Man, FIFA 12, Skyrim and Kingdom Hearts 3D rounded out the top flight.

The full top 40 lies below.

London 2012: The Official Video Game.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 2 London 2012: The Official Video Game PC, PS3, Xbox 360
2 1 Lego Batman 2 DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
3 8 Mario & Sonic: London 2012 Olympic Games Wii
4 3 Ghost Recon: Future Soldier PC, PS3, Xbox 360
5 7 Batman: Arkham City PS3, Xbox 360
6 5 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
7 4 The Amazing Spider-Man 3DS, DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360.
8 10 The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim PC, PS3, Xbox 360
9 12 FIFA 12 PS3, Xbox 360
10 6 Kingdom Hearts 3D: DDD 3DS
11 21 Assassin's Creed: Revelations PC, PS3, Xbox 360
12 9 Max Payne 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
13 24 Mario Kart 7 3DS
14 13 Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
15 11 Dead Island: GOTY Edition PC, Xbox 360, Xbox 360
16 23 Battlefield 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
17 New entry Pokémon Conquest DS
18 17 Call of Duty: Black Ops PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
19 27 WWE '12 PS3, Xbox 360
20 28 Super Mario 3D Land 3DS
21 19 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 13 PS3, Xbox 360
22 18 Lego Pirates of the Caribbean DS, 3DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
23 14 Sniper Elite V2 PS3, Xbox 360
24 22 Moshi Monsters: Moshling Zoo DS
25 30 The Sims 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
26 15 Spec Ops: The Line PC, PS3, Xbox 360
27 26 Rayman Origins PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
28 34 Skate 3 PS3, Xbox 360
29 32 Prototype 2 PS3, Xbox 360
30 16 FIFA Street PS3, Xbox 360
31 29 Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 3DS, DS, PC, PSP, PS3, PS Vita, Wii, Xbox 360
32 Re-entry Just Dance 3 PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
33 36 Grand Theft Auto Episodes - Liberty City PS3, Xbox 360
34 Re-entry Sonic Generations 3DS, PS3, Xbox 360
35 Re-entry Lego Batman: The Video Game DS, PS3, Xbox 360
36 20 Saints Row: The Third PS3, Xbox 360
37 Re-entry The Witcher 2 PC, Xbox 360
38 35 Need for Speed: The Run PS3, Xbox 360
39 Re-entry Forza 4 Xbox 360
40 25 DiRT Showdown PS3, Xbox 360

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