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Wolfenstein II & Super Mario Odyssey Debut Atop UK Charts

Posted on October 30, 2017 by Rae Michelle Richards

Nintendo’s first big Mario title for the Switch, Super Mario Odyssey debuted near the top of the UK sales charts this week two spots ahead of Bethesda’s Nazi slaying Wolfenstein sequel, The New Colossus. Ubisoft’s (chronically) first title in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Origins also debuted last week and managed to take the top spot. Sony’s exclusive racer, Gran Turismo Sport fell 4 spots to secure 5th place overall. 

Here are the top 5 games by sales for the week of October 28th: 

  • Assassin’s Creed Origins 
  • Super Mario Odyssey 
  • FIFA 18 
  • Wildenstein: The New Colossus  
  • Gran Turismo Sport 

As Metro points out in their summary of this week’s sales data, Super Mario Odyssey is responsible for a 64% increase in Switch hardware sales week over week, making Odyssey the 6th biggest Nintendo debut in the United Kingdom. 

Did you pick up Super Mario Odyssey? What did you think of it? Let me know in the comments section., 



Assassin’s Creed Origins Coming October 27th

Posted on June 11, 2017 by Rae Michelle Richards

Rumors about the Assassin’s Creed franchise making the trip to ancient Egypt with a pair of Assassin’s Creed: Origins videos unveiled at Microsoft’s E3 press conference this morning.  Players will witness the birth of the order of Assassins featuring the first person to ever don the hood of the order who oppose the Templars. The game’s protagonist is an “Egyptian Sheriff” of sorts according to the game’s Creative Director.

It will be out on October 27th, check out both the cinematic trailer and five-minute gameplay demo below.


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