Official Olympics video game tops charts

Sega's London 2012 tie-in is No.1 game for second consecutive week; sales rise 88 per cent.
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London 2012: The Official Video Game has become the UK’s best-selling game for the second week in a row.

The officially licensed title, published by Sega, saw sales rise 88 per cent week-on-week as Olympics fever spread across the country.

It beat other video games to the top spot, including Lego Batman 2 at number two and Batman Arkham Asylum at number four. Sega’s other Olympic tie-in, Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games, reached number three after a 42 per cent sales climb.

Team GB picked up a host of gold medals over the weekend, including Andy Murray in the Men’s Singles Tennis, Greg Rutherford in the Men’s Long Jump, Mo Farah in the Men’s 10,000m and Jessica Ennis in the Women’s Heptathlon.

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