Call of Duty: World at War reclaimed the UK Charts summit in the last Top 40 of 2008, after losing out to FIFA 09 in the last week before Christmas.

Compiler Chart-Track is quiet on the figures involved, but Call of Duty was the biggest-selling game on both PS3 and Xbox 360, and the second-biggest on PC.

However, Mario Kart Wii and Wii Play (fourth and fifth in the All-Formats Top 40) were the best-selling individual units for the week ending 27th December, which includes the last four days before Christmas itself.

Elsewhere there was significant movement for Wii Fit, which tumbled from 10th to 33rd, perhaps due to stock issues, while Mirror's Edge yo-yoed back to 21st from 36th, just above the lurking LittleBigPlanet in 22nd.

Above them, Gears of War 2 surged to 12th from 21st, Far Cry 2 to 11th from 17th, and Sonic Unleashed to 10th from 20th. Much of the rest is familiar, although there was an impressive re-entry to 17th from Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, apparently unimpeded by its big brother, Guitar Hero: World Tour, which finished the year in 7th.

See below for the full UK All-Formats Top 40 for the week ending 27th December. Look out for the most recent week's positions tomorrow morning.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 2 Call of Duty: World at War PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
2 1 FIFA 09 PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
3 4 Need for Speed Undercover PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
4 3 Mario Kart Wii Wii
5 6 Wii Play Wii
6 9 Tomb Raider: Underworld PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
7 11 Guitar Hero: World Tour Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
8 7 Quantum of Solace PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
9 12 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii, DS
10 20 Sonic Unleashed Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
11 17 Far Cry 2 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
12 21 Gears of War 2 Xbox 360
13 5 Dr Kawashima's Brain Training DS
14 13 LEGO Indiana Jones PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
15 14 Fallout 3 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
16 16 Prince of Persia Xbox 360, PS3
17 Re-entry Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC
18 26 Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
19 18 Carnival: Funfair Games Wii
20 19 LEGO Batman: The Videogame PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
21 36 Mirror's Edge PC, Xbox 360, PS3
22 15 LittleBigPlanet PS3
23 29 Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS, PSP, PS2
24 22 Kung Fu Panda PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
25 28 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PSP, DS, PS2
26 39 Grand Theft Auto IV Xbox 360, PS3, PC
27 33 Shaun White Snowboarding Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, Wii, DS
28 24 More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima DS
29 23 Guinness World Records: The Videogame Wii, DS
30 37 WALL-E PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
31 34 Football Manager 2009 PC, PSP
32 27 Rayman Raving Rabbids TV Party DS, Wii
33 10 Wii Fit Wii
34 32 Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City Wii
35 35 Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa PS3, Xbox 360, Wii, PS2, PC, DS
36 Re-entry NEW Super Mario Bros. DS
37 40 Nintendogs: Lab & Friends DS
38 30 Resistance 2 PS3
39 38 Lips Xbox 360
40 Re-entry The Simpsons Game Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP, DS

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