UK charts: Wii Fit in No. 1 again shocker

F.E.A.R. 2 fails to scare off Nintendo.

Wii Fit has held firm atop the UK all-formats chart this week, despite F.E.A.R. 2 putting the frighteners on and entering at two.

The Warner Bros. shooter did secure the top spots in the Xbox 360 and PS3 charts, incidentally, but can't budge Football Manager 2009 from the top of the PC list.

F.E.A.R. 2 sells much faster than the original, thanks to a multiformat launch. Half of the sales are for the Xbox 360 SKU, while the PS3 picks up 31 per cent and the PC claims 19 per cent.

Further down, there are new entries for Ben 10: Alien Force at 13 and The House of the Dead: Overkill at 15. The latter manages third in the Wii-specific chart, beaten by best-sellers Wii Fit and Mario Kart Wii.

Elsewhere seven of the top 10 games are for Nintendo formats, and half are published by the platform holder.

This week the chart waves goodbye to Resistance 2, Fallout 3 and Gears of War 2.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 1 Wii Fit Wii
2 New entry F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin PC, Xbox 360, PS3
3 4 Mystery Case Files: Millionheir DS
4 3 Call of Duty: World at War PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
5 2 FIFA 09 PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
6 6 Mario Kart Wii Wii
7 7 Wii Play Wii
8 17 My Fitness Coach Wii
9 5 Professor Layton and the Curious Village DS
10 9 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii, DS
11 15 Left 4 Dead PC, Xbox 360
12 10 Guitar Hero: World Tour Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
13 New entry Ben 10: Alien Force Wii, DS, PS2, PSP
14 18 Grand Theft Auto IV Xbox 360, PS3, PC
15 New entry The House of the Dead: Overkill Wii
16 11 Dr Kawashima's Brain Training DS
17 12 Carnival: Funfair Games Wii
18 13 Need for Speed Undercover PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
19 21 LEGO Batman: The Videogame PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
20 16 Tomb Raider: Underworld PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
21 8 Skate 2 Xbox 360, PS3
22 Re-entry Puzzler Collection Wii, DS, PSP
23 20 LEGO Indiana Jones PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
24 19 Football Manager 2009 PC, PSP
25 30 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Xbox 360, PS3, PC, DS
26 23 Shaun White Snowboarding Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, Wii, DS
27 14 The Lord of the Rings: Conquest PC, Xbox 360, PS3
28 27 Mario Kart DS DS
29 26 Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
30 28 NEW Super Mario Bros. DS
31 36 More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima DS
32 29 Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC
33 24 LittleBigPlanet PS3
34 25 Sonic Unleashed Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
35 Re-entry Tiger Woods PGA Tour '09 Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii
36 New entry Burnout Paradise: Ultimate Box PC
37 35 Big Beach Sports Wii
38 34 Saints Row 2 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
39 Re-entry Quantum of Solace PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, DS
40 New entry Disney's Bolt PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS

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

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