Just Dance

Boom Street or bust

If you’re thinking that Nintendo’s decision to release Boom Street on Wii on 28th December was a strange one, then you’d be right. Most gamers are still playing the games they received for Christmas while retailers are focused on promoting their sales rather than shifting new releases. As...

And the UK’s Christmas number one is…

…The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, ladies and gentlemen. The mammoth RPG has become the first UK Christmas number one not to be published by either EA or Activision since 2002’s GTA: Vice City. Neither EA or Activision has made #2 – it’s Just Dance 3 that clocks in...

Any new iron, man?

UK Charts Sales on the high street, specifically at Game and GameStation, have seen dozens of titles climb back up the chart – Modern Warfare 2 is up from #9 to #3, Alien Vs Predator goes from #21 to #15 and Wolfenstien is back at #38 due to...

Dancing – more popular than parachuting

UK Charts Publishers – if want your new videogame to sell, simply stick the word ‘just’ in the title – Just Dance has gone back to the top of the top 40 chart this week, while Just Cause 2 drops to #2. New DLC for Call of Duty:...

Dance fever

UK Charts Raise your hands in the air like you just don’t mind – Just Dance is #1 for the second week running. It’s now the first Ubisoft game since the original Assassin’s Creed to hold onto the top spot for more than one week. The knowledgeable bods...

Dancing – more popular than shooting things

UK Charts Shock! Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 has been knocked of its loft perch by Just Dance. If it wasn’t for Ubisoft’s uber rubbish dancing game then Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 would have been at the top of the chart for 10 weeks straight....

Stop buying Just Dance!

UK Charts It’s Monday, which means it’s chart time here on GamesAsylum. Let’s see how Bayonetta and Darksiders did, shall we? Yes! It certainly looks like THQ’s decision to hold Darksiders back until after the Xmas rush was a wise one – it has managed to get to...

Full Steam Ahead

UK Charts The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks was the only decent game out last week, so I wasn’t expecting much action in the top 10 chart this week. Something very odd has happened though – Ubisoft’s Just Dance has gone all the way from #30 to #8....