Sleeping Dogs bites back on UK charts

Sleeping Dogs returns to the top of the UK sales chart this week. This would be the third time the Square Enix sandbox crime game has held first in the month since its debut. It took last week off for Guild Wars 2, which now sits in sixth following an 84 percent sales drop.

The only new entry to the top 40 this week is the latest Sims expansion. The Sims 3: Supernatural, featuring sparkly vampires and brooding werewolves, premiered in second. It is the seventh expansion to the popular dollhouse franchise.

The rest of the top ten are a mix of newer entries like Darksiders 2 and entrenched games like Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Top 10 UK Software Sales (All Formats); week ending September 8:
  1. Sleeping Dogs
  2. The Sims 3: Supernatural
  3. New Super Mario Bros. 2
  4. London 2012: The Official Video Game of the Olympic Games
  5. Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
  6. Guild Wars 2
  7. Madden NFL 13
  8. Dead Island GOTY
  9. Darksiders 2
  10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

This article was originally published on Joystiq.