Just Dance 2 sees off Dead Space 2 in US

NPD: Nobody can unseat Black Ops.

Dead Space 2 entered the January US sales chart at number three, one spot behind Wii-exclusive rave-up Just Dance 2, according to new NPD data.

Other new entries LittleBigPlanet 2 and DC Universe also failed to trouble Call of Duty: Black Ops, which showed remarkable staying power to top the chart for a third consecutive month.

Here's how the full top 10 panned out:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, Wii, NDS, PC) Activision Blizzard
  2. Just Dance 2 (Wii) Ubisoft
  3. Dead Space 2 (360, PS3, PC) Electronic Arts
  4. Little Big Planet 2 (PS3) Sony
  5. Zumba Fitness: Join the Party (Wii, 360, PS3) Majesco
  6. NBA 2K11 (360, PS3, PSP, WII, PS2, PC) Take 2 Interactive
  7. Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (360, PS3) Ubisoft
  8. Dance Central (360) MTV Games
  9. Michael Jackson The Experience (Wii, DS, PSP) Ubisoft
  10. DC Universe Online: The Next Legend Is You (PS3, PC) Sony

Software sales dropped five per cent on the same period last year, with hardware down eight per cent.

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