Gears of War 3 tops UK Gaming Chart ahead of F1 2011

New entries claim top two spots as the battle for gaming's Christmas number one heats up

Gears of War 3 takes the top spot of the podium away from F1 2011 in a strong week for the UK All Format Gaming Charts. Rugby World Cup 2011 completes the top ten following England’s win

After two weeks atop the UK All Format Gaming Charts zombie thriller Dead Island has slipped two places to make way for new entries Gears of War 3 and F1 2011.

With many retailers hosting midnight openings for the arrival of Epic Games’ Gears of War 3 early last week the FPS has unsurprisingly taken top honours in this week’s UK gaming charts forcing fellow new entry F1 2011 to the second spot on the podium.

Following Dead Island in third former chart toppers Zumba Fitness and Deus Ex: Human Revolution line up fourth and fifth respectively with Driver San Francisco in sixth. Warhammer 40,000 falls five places to secure another week inside the top ten ahead of Resistance 3 in eighth and LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean ninth.

Maintaining form alongside the increasingly exciting real life tournament 505 Games’ Rugby World Cup 2011 completes the week’s top 10.

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