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UK Charts: Mario & Sonic back in gold

Full Chart-Track Top 40 inside.

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games is back in gold position in the UK All Formats Chart.

It surged into the lead for the fourth time in its career thanks to a steroid-like performance from the DS version, which accounted for a massive 93 per cent of the sales.

That spoils the Devil May Cry 4 party as it is pushed down into second, with Turok sticking at three, Call of Duty 4 flexing its sales-muscles at four, and Wii Play lingering like stale sweat at five.

FIFA 08 showed good legs to nip back to six, Brain Training solved its way to seven, and Burnout Paradise stalled to eight.

The Simpsons also managed to clamber back into the limelight at nine, with The Club rounding off the top ten.

New entries were thin on the ground this week, with Game Party for Wii in at 15 and Cooking Mama 2 at 33.

Training games proved popular though, with Maths Training at 11, More Brain Training at 13, and Sight Training at 25. Those adverts must be working.

The UK All-Formats Top 40:

  1. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii, DS)
  2. Devil May Cry 4 (PS3, Xbox 360)
  3. Turok (PS3, Xbox 360)
  4. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, DS)
  5. Wii Play (Wii)
  6. FIFA 08 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP)
  7. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training (DS)
  8. Burnout: Paradise (PS3, Xbox 360)
  9. The Simpsons Game (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP)
  10. The Club (Xbox 360, PS3)
  11. Professor Kageyama's Maths Training (DS)
  12. Conflict: Denied Ops (PS3, PC, Xbox 360)
  13. More Brain Training From Dr Kawashima (DS)
  14. Assassin's Creed (Xbox 360, PS3)
  15. Game Party (Wii)
  16. Need For Speed: ProStreet (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP)
  17. Carnival: Funfair Games (Wii)
  18. Ratatouille (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, PS2, DS, PSP, GBA)
  19. WWE SmackDown Vs. Raw 2008 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP)
  20. Guitar Hero III: Legend of Rock (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PC, DS)
  21. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, PS2, DS, PSP)
  22. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS)
  23. PDC World Championship Darts 2003 (PC, Wii, PS2)
  24. New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
  25. Sight Training (DS)
  26. Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PC, DS, PSP)
  27. 42 All-Time Classics (DS)
  28. Sonic and the Secret Rings (Wii)
  29. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
  30. Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree (Wii)
  31. The Sims 2 (PC, PS2, GameCube, Xbox, GBA, DS, PSP)
  32. MySims (Wii, DS)
  33. Cooking Mama 2 (Wii, DS)
  34. Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 (Wii, PSP)
  35. Football Manager 2008 (PC, Mac)
  36. Cooking Mama (Wii, DS)
  37. Tomb Raider: Anniversary (Xbox 360, Wii, PC, PS2, PSP)
  38. The Golden Compass (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, PS2, DS, PSP)
  39. The Sims 2: Castaway (Wii, PS2, PSP, DS)
  40. Ben 10: Protector of Earth (Wii, PS2, PSP, DS)

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

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