United Front’s triad-themed thriller Sleeping Dogs has debuted at number one in the UK all-formats videogame chart, fending off opposition from Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros. 2. The Square Enix-published game has done some decent business, as it’s also the fifth best UK opening week for a videogame this year. I guess Britain still pines for Hong Kong.
Watch out for our Sleeping Dogs review, coming in the next few days.
Here’s the full chart Top Ten:
1 Sleeping Dogs
2 New Super Mario Bros. 2
3 London 2012: The Official Video Game
4 LEGO Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
5 Mario & Sonic London 2012 Olympic Games
6 Batman: Arkham City
7 The Amazing Spider-Man
8 Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
9 Dead Island: GOTY Edition
10 LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7