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UK charts: World at War still raging

Prince of Persia, Animal Crossing less so.

Call of Duty: World at War has notched up a fourth week in command of the UK All-Formats Chart. With just two weeks to go, looks like it's a strong contender to take the Christmas top spot.

Who will be the music chart companion, we wonder. Will it be Britney or Leona or Take That or Katy Perry? Or maybe Paul McCartney, who still manages to look like a cheeky boy even though he has jowls.

Anyway, Call of Duty: World at War has also marched past 1 million sales here in four weeks - half the time it took Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare.

Animal Crossing Wii only managed to enter the chart at 26, while Ubisoft hopeful Prince of Persia spent its first week way down at 30.

The PC release of Grand Theft Auto IV made a minor splash to haul the massive-selling game back into the list at 22.

Elsewhere were few surprises: Mario Kart was at two, FIFA 09 solid at three, Brain Training up a touch to four, and Need For Speed muscled down to five.

Tomb Raider climbed slightly to six, Fallout 3 burst back at seven, Wii Fit took eight, Wii Play nine, and Guitar Hero: World Tour kept up momentum at 10.

Far Cry 2 was up from 28 to 17, Fable II climbed from 35 to 19, and there were rises (at last) for LittleBigPlanet and Mirror's Edge; the former went from 32 to 29, and the latter from 39 to 36.

This week waves goodbye to zombie shooter Left 4 Dead, but the uncounted Steam sales would presumably tell a different story.

This Week Last Week Title Platform(s)
1 1 Call of Duty: World at War PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
2 4 Mario Kart Wii Wii
3 3 FIFA 09 PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
4 5 Dr Kawashima's Brain Training DS
5 2 Need for Speed Undercover PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
6 7 Tomb Raider: Underworld PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
7 13 Fallout 3 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
8 12 Wii Fit Wii
9 8 Wii Play Wii
10 9 Guitar Hero: World Tour Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
11 14 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Wii, DS
12 20 LEGO Batman PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
13 16 LEGO Indiana Jones PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
14 22 WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2009 Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PSP, DS, PS2
15 17 Gears of War 2 Xbox 360
16 6 Pro Evolution Soccer 2009 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
17 28 Far Cry 2 PC, Xbox 360, PS3
18 15 Carnival: Funfair Games Wii
19 35 Fable II Xbox 360
20 10 Resistance 2 PS3
21 11 Wii Music Wii
22 New (PC) Grand Theft Auto IV PC, Xbox 360, PS3
23 27 Nintendogs: Lab & Friends DS
24 19 Kung Fu Panda PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
25 29 Guinness World Records: The Videogame Wii, DS
26 New Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City Wii
27 21 Quantum of Solace PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
28 25 More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima DS
29 32 LittleBigPlanet PS3
30 New Prince of Persia Xbox 360, PS3
31 23 Big Brain Academy Wii
32 18 Football Manager 2009 PC, PSP
33 Re-entry Sonic Unleashed Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii
34 24 SEGA Superstars Tennis Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, Wii, DS
35 38 Shaun White Snowboarding Xbox 360, PS3, PSP, Wii, DS
36 39 Mirror's Edge PC, Xbox 360, PS3
37 33 High School Musical 3: Senior Year DS
38 30 WALL-E PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PSP, Wii, DS
39 26 Project Gotham Racing 4 Xbox 360
40 Re-entry SingStar ABBA PS3, PS2

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

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