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UK charts: Batman straight in at the top

Eidos' knight in shiny armour beats Lara.

Batman: Arkham Asylum has swooped to the top of the UK all-formats chart, providing Eidos with a champion bigger than both Tomb Raider: Legend and Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness.

The platform split went 55 per cent in Xbox 360's favour, and Batman arrives for PC on 18th September.

Elsewhere, little has changed. Ashes Cricket 2009 extends an impressive innings by nudging past last week's high-profile newcomer Wolfenstein to take three. Wolfenstein, therefore, falls to four, and is tailed by Wii Fit, Call of Duty: World at War, Mario Kart Wii and Tiger Woods.

Lego Batman enjoys a boost to take nine, while Call of Duty: Modern Warfare rounds out the chart at 10 - it just keeps selling.

Other newcomers are the Fallout 3: Add-On Pack 2 (Broken Steel, Point Lookout) at 20, resulting in the reappearance of Fallout 3 at 37.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 New entry Batman: Arkham Asylum PS3, Xbox 360
2 2 Wii Sports Resort Wii
3 3 Ashes Cricket 2009 PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
4 2 Wolfenstein PC, PS3, Xbox 360
5 4 Wii Fit Wii
6 5 Call of Duty: World at War PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
7 7 Mario Kart Wii Wii
8 8 Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
9 12 LEGO Batman DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
10 17 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Xbox 360, PS3, PC, DS
11 6 Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood PC, PS3, Xbox 360
12 11 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
13 9 Fight Night Round 4 PS3, Xbox 360
14 14 The Sims 3 PC
15 15 FIFA 09 PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
16 10 Prototype PC, PS3, Xbox 360
17 22 Guitar Hero: World Tour Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
18 16 Wii Play Wii
19 21 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
20 New entry Fallout 3: Add-On Pack 2 Xbox 360
21 23 Mario Kart DS DS
22 13 G-Force DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
23 25 LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
24 27 Professor Layton and the Curious Village DS
25 24 Assassin's Creed PC, PS3, Xbox 360
26 33 Grand Theft Auto IV Xbox 360, PS3, PC
27 31 Mystery Stories DS, PC
28 28 Guitar Hero On Tour DS
29 18 Carnival: Funfair Games Wii
30 19 EA Sports Active Wii
31 26 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii, DS
32 35 Dead Space PC, PS3, Xbox 360
33 30 Pokémon Platinum DS
34 34 Brain Training DS
35 32 Ben 10: Alien Force DS, PS2, PSP, Wii
36 39 SEGA Superstars Tennis DS, PS2, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
37 Re-entry Fallout 3 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
38 36 New Super Mario Bros. DS
39 Re-entry Resident Evil 5 PC PS3, Xbox 360
40 37 Need for Speed: Undercover DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360

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