Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning takes UK top spot

By Johnny Cullen
13 February 2012 09:33 GMT

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is the new UK number one.

The EA Partners-published, 38 Studios/Big Huge Games RPG is the first new RPG series to debut at number one in nearly 12 years since Pokemon Red, and is the first new IP altogether to debut up top since Dead Island last September.

Other new entry The Darkness II came in behind Final Fantasy XIII-2 in third. We’ve a piece on the Digital Extremes shooter going up soon.

The top five is rounded off by Metal Gear Solid HD Collection and FIFA 12.

Atlus romantic thriller Catherine, published here by Deep Silver, came just inside the top 20, while EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis 2 debuted at 26.

Here’s the top ten for the week ending February 11. Last week’s data is here.

  1. Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning
  2. Final Fantasy XIII-2.
  3. The Darkness 2
  4. Metal Gear Solid HD Collection
  5. FIFA 12
  6. Battlefield 3
  7. Modern Warfare 3
  8. Assassin’s Creed: Revelations
  9. Skyrim
  10. Mario & Sonic: London 2012 Olympics

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