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Kane and Lynch 2 shoots up UK sales charts


Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days has stormed the UK sales charts in its premiere week to hold the top spot -- for ransom, no doubt. According to Chart-Track, the dubious duo's first outing only reached the number 14 spot in its second week of release back in 2007. It would seem the two have gained a significant following in the meantime.

The rest of the chart involves the usual suspects, with Toy Story 3, Red Dead Redemption and Lego Harry Potter holding the next three spots in the queue following Kane & Lynch, respectively. Ubisoft's Dance titles keep on movin' and shakin', as Just Dance moves up the chart to the fifth spot and Dance on Broadway gets knocked down by the understudy to ninth. Whatever else goes on in the charts, those Dance games refuse to leave the top ten.

Also, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has surpassed Brain Age (known there as Dr Kawashima) to become "the biggest selling UK title ever" after 41 weeks. Out of those weeks, it was absent for only three.

Check out this week's top selling titles after the break.

Top 10 UK Software Sales
(All Formats); week ending August 21:

  1. Kane and Lynch 2: Dog Days
  2. Toy Story 3
  3. Red Dead Redemption
  4. Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4
  5. Just Dance
  6. Art Academy
  7. Super Mario Galaxy 2
  8. Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
  9. Dance on Broadway
  10. Battlefield: Bad Company 2

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