Sleeping Dogs, the Hong Kong based open-world action game with an Internal Affairs- inspired plot, has managed to get back to the top position in the United Kingdom video game chart, for the week that ended on September 8.
The Sleeping Dogs
comeback is especially interesting because the game managed to beat some very important launches into third and second place, which vindicates publisher Square Enix’ decision to pick up the United Front Games-created title after Activision decided to cancel it over quality concerns.
The Supernatural expansion for The Sims 3, created and published by Electronic Arts, is the first new entry to chart and its solid place in the top ten shows that the life simulation title still has plenty of fans interested in new areas and new options linked to the character and house design.
London 2012: The Official Video Game from SEGA continues to perform well even if the real-world Olympics are long gone from Britain and even the Paralympics are done.
LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes, the action game made from bricks from TT Games and Warner Bros., has taken over fifth position in the chart, another solid long-term performance that’s not linked to a movie or another supporting intellectual property.
Guild Wars 2
, the MMO from ArenaNet, which took the top position in the United Kingdom chart last week, has fallen to sixth place during this week, followed by another high profile launch, Madden NFL 13 from EA Sports.
Dead Island Game of the Year Edition from Kock is in eight place, while Darksiders II, the Death-based action title from THQ, is in ninth place.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the first-person shooter from Infinity Ward and Activision, closes down the top ten.
Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games and Transformers are out of the leading platoon of games in the United Kingdom.