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Mario Kart returns to top of UK charts

Pair of Olympic titles also enjoy sales resurgence

Nintendo's Mario Kart Wii has returned to the top of the UK charts as sales climb 6 per cent, according to the latest data from Chart Track.

The racer beats out Wii Fit at two, which saw sales drop 24 per cent, and a pair of titles driven by the summer Olympics – Beijing 2008 at number three and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games at number four.

Wii Play is a non-mover at five this week, as is Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock at six.

Namco's SoulCalibur IV drops down the chart at seven, with THQ's Big Beach Sports at eight, Nintendo's Dr Kawashima's Brain Training at nine and Guitar Hero: On Tour at ten.

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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.