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NFS inevitably races ahead

Chart trembles before ProStreet.

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Need for Speed: ProStreet has moved up into pole position in the UK all formats chart, the place it's tipped to take for Christmas this year, according to sales information from Chart Track for the week ending 1st December, reports.

Dr Kawashima's Brain Training continued to sell well in second place, despite being released in June last year, while The Simpsons Game and FIFA 08 also moved up to third and fourth respectively - giving EA three of the top four chart placements this week.

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare fell to fifth place, while Assassin's Creed dropped from the previous week's number one to hold sixth place.

Mario and Sonic at the Olympics was the biggest gainer in the top ten, moving up seven places to seventh, with WWE Smackdown vs Raw 2008, More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima and Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 rounding out the top ten.

The highest new entry was Namco/Nintendo's Sight Training, which debuted at 22, while Resident Evil: Umbrella Chronicles only managed 28. "factly".

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