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

    Peter Parrish

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