UK Charts: Xbox 360 dominates top five

Dead Rising on top, Saints Row, Test Drive in close pursuit.

Capcom's bloody adventure title Dead Rising has bludgeoned its way to the top of the Chart Track all-formats charts this week, becoming the fastest-selling Xbox 360 title to date.

Sales of THQ's gangster shooter Saints Row have dropped by 43 per cent, although the game sits in the number two position ahead of two other new entries - TT Games' Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy at number three and Atari's 360 exclusive Test Drive Unlimited, debuting at number four.

THQ's Cars is still continuing to perform well at number five, while the rest of the top ten has been bumped down due to new releases. The Sims 2: Glamour Life Stuff sits at six, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories represents for Rockstar at number seven and New Super Mario Bros. for the DS is at number eight.

The Sims 2 and Dr Kawashima's Brain Training both slip three places to the number nine and ten positions respectively.

The week's highest climber is Sony's PSP Getaway spin-off Gangs of London, up from number 23 to number 11, while the only other new entry in the top 40 is Ubisoft's Xbox 360 title Enchanted Arms.

Releases due this Friday include Sega's brawler Yakuza and a range of PC titles including shooter Joint Task Force from Vivendi, race sim GTR 2 from Atari and THQ's adventure Broken Sword: The Angel of Death.

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