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EA and Activision titles consume US PC chart

Eight out of ten titles provided by the big publishers, with Fallout 3 and Civilization IV the only exceptions

Electronic Arts and Activision dominate the top ten of the US PC games chart for the week ended January 24, according to data provided by NPD.

Mainstay EA title The Sims 2 takes first place on the chart with its Double Deluxe expansion pack, as Blizzard's World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King comes in second.

The MMO giant is followed by two more EA titles, Spore and The Sims 2 Apartment Life, coming in third and fourth. Bethesda's Fallout 3 is the first of only two titles not published by either of the giant companies, coming in fifth place.

World of Warcraft: Battle Chest secures sixth place, as the standalone World of Warcraft title takes seventh. Valve's Left 4 Dead, published by EA, holds onto a chart position at number eight.

Civilization IV, published by Take 2, is the only other non-EA or Activision title in the chart, coming in ninth and pursued by Activision's Call of Duty: World at War in tenth place.

US PC games chart follows:

  • 01. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe
  • 02. World Of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Expansion Pack
  • 03. Spore
  • 04. The Sims 2 Apartment Life Expansion Pack
  • 05. Fallout 3
  • 06. World Of Warcraft: Battle Chest
  • 07. World Of Warcraft
  • 08. Left 4 Dead
  • 09. Civilization IV
  • 10. Call Of Duty: World At War
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James Lee