The Last of Us pips Animal Crossing: New Leaf to top UK charts

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Naughty Dog’s post-apocalyptic The Last of Us proves a stark contrast to the colourful vistas of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, yet each eagerly competed to top this week’s UK charts.

It was the PlayStation 3 exclusive that succeeded, heralded as the third fastest-selling game of the year, and the biggest new IP launch since Rockstar’s L.A. Noire in 2011. Animal Crossing: New Leaf came close, achieving second place, whilst Luigi’s Mansion 2 remained in the top ten.

This week’s UK multiformat chart in full is as follows:

1. The Last Of Us
2. Animal Crossing: New Leaf
3. Grid 2
4. Tomb Raider
5. FIFA 13
6. Injustice: Gods Among Us
7. Far Cry 3
8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Legendary
9. Luigi’s Mansion 2
10. Assassin’s Creed III
11. Dead Island: Riptide
12. Rugby Challenge 2: Lions Tour Edition
13. LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
14. Call Of Duty: Black Ops II
15. Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
16. Bioshock Infinite
17. The Walking Dead
18. Grand Theft Auto IV
19. LEGO The Lord Of The Rings
20. Remember Me

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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