MIRRORING THE success of its retail SKU, the PC edition of ROCKSTAR GAMES’ Max Payne 3has debuted at No.1 on the Steam chart.
The action shooter has been a mainstay as a pre-order in the digital store’s Top Ten for several weeks now thanks to promotions offering exclusive DLC and free copies of the previous two Max Paynetitles.
1 MAX PAYNE 3
22 ARMA II: COMBINED OPERATIONS 3 4
RE NEW SAINTS ROW: THE THIRD SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION V: GODS & KINGS (P)
New Entry Re-Entry
Week ending June 3rd
53 SID MEIER’S CIVILIZATION V: GAME OF THE YEAR 64 TORCHLIGHT II (P) 710 8
THE ELDER SCROLLS V: SKYRIM NEW THE BINDING OF ISAAC: WRATH OF THE LAMB 10
98 IRON FRONT: LIBERATION 1944 RE
ALICE: MADNESS RETURNS
TOP CONSOLE DOWNLOADS XBLA (GLOBAL)
PSN (UK) Developer: Rockstar Vancouver Publisher: Rockstar Games Publisher
Bohemia Interactive THQ
Runic Games 2K Games
Runic Games Bethesda
McMillen/Himsl Deep Silver
There’s considerably less change in the PSN and XBLA charts, with Doctor Who: The Eternity Clockstill topping the former. The Time Lord is joined by Hollywood sci-fi icons the Men in Black as sales for ACTIVISION’s Alien Crisispick up – no doubt thanks to the movie.
Over on Xbox Live Arcade, Minecraft: Xbox 360 Editionremains undefeated as it racks up a fourth consecutive week at No.1, while WARNER BROS’ Gotham City Impostersmakes a comeback - returning at No.2.
DOCTOR WHO: THE ETERNITY CLOCK Developer: Supermassive Games Publisher: BBC/Sony
2 ODDWORLD: ABE’S ODDYSEE 3 TOY STORY 2 4 SORCERY
5 MEN IN BLACK: ALIEN CRISIS 6 PURE CHESS 7
A BUG’S LIFE
8 MOTORSTORM RC 9 PIXELJUNK 4AM 10 SORCERY
Oddworld/Just Add Water Disney Interactive Sony
Disney Interactive Sony Sony Sony
MINECRAFT XBOX 360 EDITION Developer: Mojang/4J Publisher: Microsoft
2 GOTHAM CITY IMPOSTERS 3 ROCK BAND BLITZ 4 THE WALKING DEAD 5 MAD RIDERS
6 TRIALS EVOLUTION 7 CASTLE CRASHERS 8 SONIC 4: EPISODE II 9 FAMILY GAME NIGHT 10 FRUIT NINJA KINECT
XBLA data is worldwide and is correct as of June 4th. PSN chart for UK is correct as of June 4th. www.mcvuk.com
Warner Bros Harmonix
Telltale Games Ubisoft
Microsoft Microsoft Sega
Electronic Arts Microsoft
In addition to its Max Paynesuccess on Steam, Rockstar also shook up the iOS charts with its Grand Theft Autotitles. GTA III: 10th Anniversary Edition rose to No.1 on the Paid iPad charts, and No.3 in the Paid iPhone charts. It is Take-Two’s biggest-selling iOS title to date. Chinatown Wars also made an appearance, re- entering the iPad Top Ten at No.4.
Another regular across the mobile devices was Cut The Rope. The game’s Experimentsexpansion topped the Free iPhone charts, while the original took No.1 on Android.
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Another chart regular, Torchlight II, loses its crown as the most pre- ordered title as a new expansion pack for Sid Meier’s Civilization V approaches release. 2K GAMES’ Gods & Kingsis in at No.4 and is due for release on June 19th.
Civ V’s Game of the Year Edition dipped slightly to No.5 – pushed down by the reappearance of Saints Row: The Third. The over-the-top THQ crime sim was part of Steam’s most recent weekend sale, with 66 per cent slashed off the main game and further discounts made to its DLC.