Borderlands 2, the shooter from developer Gearbox and publisher 2K Games, has managed to capture the number one position in the United Kingdom for the week that ended on September 23, which is quite the performance considering that, at that time, the game had only been available in the country for three days.
is the sequel to the much loved game from 2009 and takes players back to the planet of Pandora, allowing them to choose from a cast of four new characters and battle a new villain, Handsome Jack, and his Hyperion Corporation for control of the planet.
Another new entry, F1 2012 from Codemasters, has taken the second place in the United Kingdom chart, and yet another new game, Pro Evolution Soccer 2013 from Konami, has managed to get third during a week when the autumn launch season started in earnest.
, the open world action and brawling game from United Front Games and Square Enix, has slipped down three places to settle down in fourth.
Fifth position was occupied by LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, from Warner Bros. Interactive, which only dropped down two positions, and the sixth place went to the PlayStation Vita version of Little Big Planet, the platformer from Sony which also allows players to design their own levels.
New Super Mario Bros. 2 from Nintendo has gone down from fourth place to seventh, while last week’s number two, Tekken Tag Tournament 2, from Namco Bandai Games, has only managed to occupy the eighth place.
Guild Wars 2 continues its steady decline, going from seventh to ninth, while the United Kingdom top ten is closed down by Max Payne 3, the shooter from Rockstar and 2K Games, which occupies the same position as last week.
London 2012: The Official Video Game, The Sims 3: Supernatural and Dead Island are out of the top ten.