WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011

Fable III atop of the UK chart

New: Star Wars! WWE! Sims 3! Rock Band!

Update: UKIE has released sales figures for the top 10 games. These show that leader Fable III sold 128,895 copies since launch on Friday - 6000 more than Fable II managed.

WWE special eds have wrestling DVDs

Unforgiven 2007! No Mercy 2007! Bret Hart!

The Special Edition of WWE SmackDown vs. RAW contains a Bret "Hit Man" Hart DVD called "The Best There Is, The Best There Was, The Best There Ever Will Be". Was he, was he really? What about the British Bulldog? He had braids and a giant chin.

WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2011

Mustn't rumble?

When the WWE took over most of LA last weekend for the Summer Slam pay-per-view, modern day California got a taste of something 19th Century America would have been intimately familiar with: the circus had come to town. The contemporary circus may have huge, HD displays, licensing deals with SlimJim and circling clusters of TV helicopters, but it's retained quite a bit of the older feel too. There's the same friendly opportunism, gaudiness and contradictory blend of cynicism and uplift that only arises when the audience is in on the joke.