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Wii Fit exercises chart dominance

Full UK Top 40 inside.

Wii Fit has barely broken a sweat to romp to the top of the UK All-Formats Top 40 in its first week on sale.

In the process it hurdled the previous Nintendo record set by Mario Kart just a few weeks ago to become the third fastest-selling game ever, netting around GBP 16.3 million.

Mario Kart Wii managed to hold onto second, though, although sales were down a significant 62 percent. And Mario & Sonic at the Olympics clung on at third to make it a Nintendo-dominated podium for the week.

Further down and Gran Turismo 5 Prologue took four, PES 2008 took five, and Call of Duty 4 climbed a little to six.

Then came SEGA Superstars Tennis at seven, Brain Training at eight, UEFA Euro 2008 at nine and Rainbow Six Vegas 2 at 10.

Big movers this week were WWE SmackDown vs Raw 2008 up from 34 to 21, while Condemned 2 tumbled down from 13 to 25, and Carnival Games plunged from 12 to 22.

Interestingly Halo 3 managed to bump its way back into the charts at 31, just below the other new entry this week, SingStar Summer Party.

Here's that UK All-Formats Top 40 chart in full:

  1. Wii Fit (Wii)
  2. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
  3. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii, DS)
  4. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue (PS3)
  5. Pro Evolution Soccer 2008 (Xbox 360, PS3, PS2, PC, DS, PSP)
  6. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, DS)
  7. SEGA Superstars Tennis (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, DS)
  8. Dr Kawashima's Brain Training (DS)
  9. UEFA Euro 2008 Xbox 360, PC, PS3, PS2, PSP)
  10. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Vegas 2 (Xbox 360, PS3)
  11. Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, PC, DS)
  12. Game Party (Wii)
  13. FIFA 08 (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP)
  14. Assassin's Creed (Xbox 360, PS3, PC, DS)
  15. Wii Play (Wii)
  16. Imagine: Babies (DS)
  17. Sonic and the Secret Rings (Wii)
  18. More Brain Training From Dr Kawashima (DS)
  19. Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 (Wii)
  20. Cooking Mama 2 (Wii, DS)
  21. WWE SmackDown Vs. Raw 2008 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP)
  22. Carnival: Funfair Games (Wii)
  23. Tiger Woods PGA Tour 08 (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, PS2, DS, PSP)
  24. The Sims 2: Kitchen & Bathroom Interior Design Stuff (PC)
  25. Condemned 2: Bloodshot (Xbox 360, PS3)
  26. Ben 10: Protector of Earth (Wii, PS2, PSP, DS)
  27. Mario Kart DS (DS)
  28. The Simpsons Game (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PS2, DS, PSP)
  29. SingStar Summer Party (PS2)
  30. Halo 3 (Xbox 360)
  31. Football Manager 2008 (PC, Xbox 360)
  32. Ratatouille (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, PC, PS2, DS, PSP, GBA)
  33. Time Crisis 4 (PS3)
  34. Professor Kageyama's Maths Training (DS)
  35. 42 All-Time Classics (DS)
  36. Dark Sector (Xbox 360, PS3)
  37. Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Xbox 360, PS3, Wii, DS)
  38. Sight Training (DS)
  39. Army of Two (Xbox 360, PS3)

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

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