Epic Games and Microsoft’s ‘Gears of War 3’ claims the top spot this week with the biggest launch of the year so far. The finale of the Gears of War trilogy was close to selling as much as the combined launch weeks of the two previous iterations and makes it the 7th largest Xbox 360 launch to date (12th largest individual format launch). This means that Codemasters new entry ‘F1 2011’ has to settle for 2nd place and last week’s No1, Deep Silver’s ‘Dead Island’ (-54%), is now down to No3. 505 Games’ ‘Zumba Fitness’ (+7%) just keeps on going with a 7% increase in sales, stepping up from No
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