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Bastion tops Xbox Live Arcade chart

While COD dominates XBL activity list.

Delightful action RPG Bastion has debuted at the top of the Xbox Live Arcade sales chart after its first week on sale.

As detailed over on Major Nelson's blog, Supergiant Games' acclaimed debut saw off competition from Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team and Deadliest Warrior: Legends to take the crown.

The full top 20, which only takes into account full purchases, looked like this:

  1. Bastion
  2. Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team
  3. Deadliest Warrior: Legends
  4. Ms. Splosion Man
  5. Pinball FX2
  6. Magic: The Gathering — Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012
  7. Castle Crashers
  8. Trenched
  9. Full House Poker
  10. Dead Block
  11. Dead Rising 2: Case West
  12. Trials HD
  13. Game Room
  14. Battlefield 1943
  15. UNO
  16. Plants vs. Zombies
  17. Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s Decade Duels
  18. Peggle
  19. Section 8: Prejudice
  20. Toy Soldiers

Meanwhile, it was the same old story over on the Xbox Live activity chart, with the COD/Halo old guard continuing to dominate.

Black Ops came out on top, followed by Modern Warfare 2 and Halo: Reach. Here's the full chart:

  1. Call of Duty: Black Ops
  2. Modern Warfare 2
  3. Halo: Reach
  4. FIFA Soccer 11
  5. GTA IV
  6. NBA 2K11
  7. Battlefield: Bad Comapny 2
  8. Halo 3
  9. Gears of War 2
  10. Call of Duty 4
  11. NCAA Football 12
  12. Call of Duty: WaW
  13. Red Dead Redemption
  14. Fallout: New Vegas
  15. Forza Motorsport 3
  16. Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
  17. Mortal Kombat
  18. Madden NFL 11
  19. Left 4 Dead 2

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