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Kane & Lynch 2 tops UK all-formats chart

Square Enix sequel hits top spot in opening week despite inconsistent reviews

Square Enix's shooter sequel Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days has taken the top spot on the UK's all-format charts, becoming the publisher's third number one title of 2010 after Just Cause 2 and Final Fantasy XIII.

The original Kane & Lynch experienced nothing like as much success, managing only 14th during its highest-charting week, week 48 of 2007. The sequel received vastly mixed reviews, ranging from a 1/10 from Destructoid to a 9/10 from Official Xbox Magazine.

The title pushes Toy Story 3 down to second place, with Red Dead Redemption slipping to third. LEGO: Harry Potter: Years 1-4 takes the fourth spot, with Ubisoft's Just Dance sitting just below it in fifth.

Full details of the top 20 are below.

This WeekLast WeekTitlePlatform(s)
1New entryKane & Lynch 2: Dog DaysPC, PS3, Xbox 360
21Toy Story 3PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
32Red Dead: RedemptionPS3, Xbox 360
44LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4DS, PC, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360
56Just DanceWii
65Art AcademyDS
79Super Mario Galaxy 2Wii
819Prince of Persia: The Forgotten SandsDS, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
93Dance on BroadwayWii
1011Battlefield: Bad Company 2PC, PS3, Xbox 360
117Dragon Quest IXDS
1225Mass Effect 2PC, Xbox 360
1313Sniper: Ghost WarriorPC, Xbox 360
1414FIFA 10PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Wii, Xbox 360
1532Need for Speed: ShiftPC, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360
1615Wii Sports ResortWii
1717New Super Mario Bros.DS
188Modern Warfare 2PC, PS3, Xbox 360
1918Wii Fit PlusWii
2010Madden NFL 11PS3, Wii, Xbox 360

Latest comments (1)

Private Industry 8 years ago
Glad for the guys at IO, clearly better then the first one and taken in the feedback from people.

Mafia 2 is a bit of a wait and so for me, Was looking forward for that one, but after the PS3 demo not sure anymore. The framerate was not really perfect and some heavy screen tearing at times.
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