Avengers: Battle for Earth

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UK chart: Halo 4 top but sales lower than Halo 3, Reach

UK chart: Halo 4 top but sales lower than Halo 3, Reach

LittleBigPlanet Karting skids in 24th.

Xbox 360-exclusive Halo 4 is the new UK all-format chart number one, albeit with lower launch week sales than Halo 3 and Halo: Reach.

It did beat the launch week figures of last week's sales winner Assassin's Creed 3 - making it the UK's 18th biggest game launch ever.

It's worth remembering that Halo 4 launched last Tuesday, and thus benefited from an extra three days on sale.

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Avengers: Battle for Earth announced

Avengers: Battle for Earth announced

For Kinect and Wii U.

Ubisoft has announced Avengers: Battle for Earth.

It's made by Ubisoft Quebec and is due out on Kinect for Xbox 360 and Wii U.

Battle for Earth is a motion control game based on the Secret Invasion comic book storyline, not the recent Marvel film. It revolves around Captain America, Iron Man, the Hulk and Thor (sorry Hawkeye and Black Widow), who fight a genetically altered Skrull alien race. Over 20 Marvel characters feature.

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