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UK charts: Just Cause 2 takes the lead

Beats Pokemon. Red Steel 2 struggles.

Square Enix's openworld action game Just Cause 2 has topped the UK all-formats chart.

Xbox 360 accounted for 53 per cent of sales while PS3 commanded 43 per cent. The rest was presumably made-up by PC.

Chasing hard were fresh-faced siblings Pokemon SoulSilver in second and Pokemon HeartGold in fourth.

Prison Break entered in 17th while Red Steel 2 settled for a debut in 34th.

The rest of the Top 10 played out like this: Battlefield: Bad Company 2 in third, Just Dance in fifth, Modern Warfare 2 in sixth, God of War III in seventh, Final Fantasy XIII in eighth, Wii Sports Resort in ninth and Wii Fit Plus in 10th.

SEGA's accomplished RPG Resonance of Fate had a disappointing first week and finished 16th on the PS3 chart and 29th on the Xbox 360 chart. Last Rebellion (PS3), which is rubbish, was nowhere to be seen.

The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom entered at sixth on the PC chart, and Infinite Space - another decent SEGA RPG - showed up in 26th on the DS chart.

The Game of the Year Edition of Batman: Arkham Asylum finished 28th on PS3, but missed the PC and Xbox 360 charts.

Ubisoft's Wii game Racket Sports Party doesn't appeared to have had the Wii Sports effect and is nowhere to be seen.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 New entry Just Cause 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
2 New entry Pokemon SoulSilver DS
3 2 Battlefield: Bad Company 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
4 New entry Pokemon HeartGold DS
5 4 Just Dance Wii
6 10 Modern Warfare 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
7 1 God of War III PS3
8 3 Final Fantasy XIII PS3, Xbox 360
9 8 Wii Sports Resort Wii
10 6 Wii Fit Plus Wii
11 15 New Super Mario Bros. Wii Wii
12 13 FIFA 10 PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
14 9 SONIC & SEGA All-Stars Racing DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
15 5 Metro 2033 PC, Xbox 360
16 7 Heavy Rain PS3
16 16 Aliens vs. Predator PC, PS3, Xbox 360
17 New entry Prison Break PC, PS3, Xbox 360
18 14 Ben 10: Alien Force - Vigilax Attacks DS, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
19 23 Mario Kart Wii Wii
20 24 Assassin's Creed II PC, PS3, Xbox 360
21 26 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games DS, Wii
22 18 Forza Motorsport 3 Xbox 360
23 20 LEGO Batman DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
24 Re-entry Darksiders PS3
25 19 James Cameron's Avatar: The Game DS, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
26 27 New Super Mario Bros. DS
27 29 Football Manager 2010 PC, PSP
28 12 Command & Conquer 4: Tiberian Twilight PC
29 22 Grand Theft Auto IV PC, PS3, Xbox 360
30 25 Professor Layton and Pandora's Box DS
31 35 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves PS3
32 11 Dragon Age: Origins - Awakening PC, PS3, Xbox 360
33 21 MotoGP 09/10 PS3, Xbox 360
34 Red Steel 2 Wii
35 17 BioShock 2 PC, PS3, Xbox 360
36 38 Peppa Pig DS
37 31 Need for Speed: Shift PC, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360
38 Re-entry Dragon Age: Origins PC, PS3, Xbox 360
39 Re-entry WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2010 DS, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
40 36 LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures DS, PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360

Leisure software charts compiled by Gfk Chart-Track, ©2008 ELSPA (UK) Ltd.