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Dead Island tops UK chart

Zombie romp becomes one of 2011's fastest selling titles

It's all change in the UK chart this week as the top 5 saw three new entries. Techland's zombie slaughter Dead Island went straight to the number one spot, with new entries Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine and Resistance 3 earning the number two and number four positions.

Star Fox 64 3D for 3DS went in at number nine.

There were also new releases in the top 40, with American sports title NHL 12 scoring the number 12 spot, and Kinect horror title Rise of Nightmares achieving just number 37.

Last week's number one, Deus Ex: Human Revolution, saw a 60 per cent fall in sales that saw it drop to fifth position.

Last Week This Week Title
1 1 Dead Island
New Entry 2 Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine
2 3 Driver: San Francisco
New Entry 4 Resistance 3
1 5 Deus Ex: Human Revolution
3 6 Zumba Fitness
4 7 Rugby World Cup 2011
5 8 LEGO Pirates Of The Caribbean
New Entry 9 Star Fox 64 3D
Re-entry 10 Gran Turismo 5
8 11 Cars 2
New Entry 12 NHL 12
7 13 Call Of Duty: Blacks Ops
9 14 FIFA 11
11 15 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4
10 16 The Sims 3
6 17 Madden NFL 12
18 18 Red Dead Redemption
12 19 LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars
16 20 Just Dance 2
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