Fallout: New Vegas, the post apocalyptic hybrid between role playing and action developed by Obsidian and published by Bethesda Softworks, has managed to take the top position in the weekly United Kingdom video game chart in its first week on sale.
is not a direct sequel to Fallout 3 and takes the player a long way West, to the Mojave Wasteland, putting him in the middle of a power struggle for the Las Vegas strip and its adjoining population centers, with the main players being the New California Republic and Caesar's Legion.
Medal of Honor, the first person shooter from DICE, Danger Close and Electronic Arts, managed to keep combat losses to a minimum as it only went down one place to second in the chart, hoping for a rebound on November 2 when it gets a free downloadable content pack called Clean Sweep.FIFA 11
, the football simulation from EA Sports, is also down one to take the last position on the podium while Professor Layton and the Lost Future from Nintendo has managed to puzzle its way to fourth spot in the chart on its first week on launch.
The domino effect continues down the chart with Just Dance 2 from Ubisoft falling from third place to fifth, with Wii Party also going down two places from fourth to sixth.
Wii Sports Resort from publisher Nintendo has seen an important rebound coming back to the number seven position from 15.
F1 2010 is at number eight, down from six, while Pro Evolution Soccer 2011 from Konami seems to be losing the battle of the football simulators, only standing in ninth place, down four.
Dead Rising 2, published by Capcom, closes down the top ten.
Vanquish, the new shooter from SEGA, only managed to debut in twelfth place, while Halo: Reach exited the top ten alongside the new Castlevania.