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EA take top spot with Fifa 06 in this weeks charts

EA take top spot with Fifa 06 in this weeks charts

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Another week and it seems another EA number 1 in the UK games charts. This week it was Fifa 06s turn to take the top spot pushing last weeks number 1, burnout Revenge into the second spot. But EA failed to make it a 1,2,3 with titles from Ubisoft and... >>

EA change the game but retain top spot in the charts with Burnout Revenge

EA change the game but retain top spot in the charts with Burnout Revenge

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A heavy advertising campaign on television and press has seen EA's Burnout Revenge race to the top of the UK charts this week forcing last weeks number one Sims 2: Nightlife in to second place. Also sliping into the top five is THQ's Warhammer 40,000:... >>

EA storm the charts with Sim 2 Nightlife add-on

EA storm the charts with Sim 2 Nightlife add-on

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Electronic Arts has stormed the UK charts this week taking the top two positions and forcing last weeks number one - Tom Clancy's Rainbox Six: Lockdown down to sixth place. The titles that have managed to do the business are The new Sims add-on pack The... >>

Elspa sites record year for games and software in 2004

Elspa sites record year for games and software in 2004

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Elspa, the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association, has recorded another record year for the software and games industry in the UK. The main figure to come out of the announcement is that sales of entertainment and leisure software across... >>

Need For Speed tops the charts again

Need For Speed tops the charts again

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With the games market still slow after Christmas the All Format Charts sees Need for Speed Underground hold on to the top slot for another week. The Grand Theft Auto double pack from Take2 on the Xbox failed to muster up enough sales to take the number... >>

New Entries make biggest chart impact once more

New Entries make biggest chart impact once more

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Fifa 2004 was released last week (ending 25th October 2003) and the combined versions sent the title went straight to number one in the All formats chart, with its best showing on Playstation 2 (no.1 again). It only relegated Pro Evolution Soccer (PES)... >>

Tiger Hits a hole-in-one, Sims nearly swept aside

Tiger Hits a hole-in-one, Sims nearly swept aside

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Underestimating a core fanbase and TV advertising- and sponsorship- means playing into the hands of Electronic Arts. After just a fortnight Mr Woods' latest incarnation is top of the all format charts (week ending 4th October 2003). Another easy million... >>

Latest Game Chart News

Latest Game Chart News

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t's a moment many have waited for, but finally EA's love it or hate it management game The Sims was at number ten in its anniversary week in the ELSPA charts in the final week of September. While it's newsworthy it's to be expected when The Sims 2 is... >>

Sober virus keeps Norton selling, PC budget chart freezes for the winter

Sober virus keeps Norton selling, PC budget chart freezes for the winter

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The Sober Virus attacks any platform and is the newest thread to Windows. This time Windows 95 and 98 users do not escape as they did with the globally famous Blaster worm. All retail virus clients will have updated by now and free clients such as Antivir... >>

The Sims virus regains hold on PC "games" charts

The Sims virus regains hold on PC "games" charts

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Now that the double virus panic has died down, running hand in hand with the arrest of the Blaster Worm creator in the States, The Sims are back at the top of the charts, but Mcaffee's targeting of Symantec on price has sent Virus Scan 7.0 to the middle... >>