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SEGA 1st and 3rd on UK podium with official Olympics tie-ins

LEGO Batman 2 pushed into second by sporting fever

SEGA has taken gold and bronze positions on this week's UK all-format chart, bracketing the second-placed LEGO Batman with Olympic titles as the Games kick off in London.

Neither game is a new release but the opening of London 2012, which kicked off with Danny Boyle's well-received opening ceremony on Friday night, has revitalised the five week old official Games title as well as the Sonic and Mario vehicle which has been cruising the chart for nearly ten months. Batman received a similar boost from surrounding hype as three Caped Crusader titles occupy top 40 spots as Christopher Nolan's film continues to draw crowds.

Elsewhere on the table positions have largely been reshuffled, with the only new entry being Pokemon Conquest at number 17 - also the only DS title to make the top 40 despite Sunday's launch of the 3DS XL.

All chart data is courtesy of Gfk Chart-Track.

Last WeekThis WeekTitle
21London 2012: The Official Video Game
12LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
83Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games
34Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
75Batman: Arkham City
56Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
47The Amazing Spider-Man
108The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
129FIFA 12
610Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
411Assassin's Creed: Revelations
912Max Payne 3
2413Mario Kart 7
1314Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure
1115Dead Island: GOTY Edition
2316Battlefield 3FIFA Street
New Entry17Pokemon Conquest
1718Call of Duty: Black Ops
2719WWE '12
2820Super Mario 3d Land

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