Guilt propels Wii Fit to the top of UK chart

LOTR Conquest nearly name-worthy.

Wii Fit has lunged to the top of the UK All-Formats chart this week as the public tries desperately to sweat out those Christmas puddings.

In fact, Nintendo's barged previous leader FIFA 09 all the way down to four, behind an entrenched Call of Duty: World at War at two and newcomer The Lord of the Rings: Conquest at three.

The latter managed an uninspiring 5/10 on Eurogamer, but does let players trample hobbits and play as the baddies.

Plus, Conquest was the only release of note last week beside the PC version of Mirror's Edge. That, incidentally, failed to spark a revival for the free-running title, which slips from 23 to 27.

Elsewhere, other than Wii Fit, apparently only Halo 3 (29) and Grand Theft Auto IV (18) picked up much this week, thanks to some handy retail deals.

That meant a largely un-shuffled running order: Wii Play at five, Need For Speed Undercover at six, Mario & Sonic at the Olympics at seven, Guitar Hero World Tour at eight, Carnival Funfair Games at nine and Brain Training at ten.

Maybe Skate 2 can cause an upset next week.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 4 Wii Fit Wii
2 2 Call of Duty: World at War PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
3 New entry The Lord of the Rings: Conquest PC, Xbox 360, PS3
4 1 FIFA 09 PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
5 5 Wii Play Wii
6 6 Need for Speed Undercover PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
7 7 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii, DS
8 6 Guitar Hero: World Tour Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
9 11 Carnival: Funfair Games Wii
10 13 Dr Kawashima's Brain Training DS
11 14 Fallout 3 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
12 8 Quantum of Solace PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
13 10 Mario Kart Wii Wii
14 13 LEGO Indiana Jones PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
15 18 LEGO Batman: The Videogame PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
16 16 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC
17 21 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Xbox 360, PS3, PC, DS
18 33 Grand Theft Auto IV Xbox 360, PS3, PC
19 15 Gears of War 2 Xbox 360
20 19 Far Cry 2 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
21 24 Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
22 22 WALL-E PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
23 19 Sonic Unleashed Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
24 30 Football Manager 2009 PC, PSP
25 28 More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima DS
26 29 LittleBigPlanet PS3
27 23 Mirror's Edge PC, Xbox 360, PS3
28 25 Shaun White Snowboarding Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, Wii, DS
29 Re-entry Halo 3 Halo 3
30 29 NEW Super Mario Bros. DS
31 32 Kung Fu Panda PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
32 36 Mario Kart DS DS
33 27 Tomb Raider: Underworld PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
34 17 100 Classic Book Collection DS
35 35 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PSP, DS, PS2
36 37 Left 4 Dead PC, Xbox 360
37 39 Midnight Club: Los Angeles Xbox 360, PS3
38 20 Prince of Persia Xbox 360, PS3
39 Re-entry Resistance 2 PS3
40 31 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 09 Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PSP

Leisure software charts compiled by Gfk Chart-Track, 2008 ELSPA (UK) Ltd.

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