Week Beginning 1st September

Week Beginning 1st September

Published On September 10, 2008 | By David Wriglesworth | News

This week’s Xbox Live Activity has been revealed and there are surprises galore to follow. Call of Duty 4, Halo 3 and Grand Theft Auto IV continue to top the leaderboard. Gears of War leapfrogs Madden NFL 09 back into fourth position. Castle Crashers moves up one place to sixth and the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed demo drops down to seventh. Guitar Hero III and Rock Band are non-movers at eighth and ninth and new entry Mercenaries 2: World in Flames sneaks in at ten.

Xbox 360 Top Live Titles (based on Unique User’s)
1 Call of Duty 4
2 Halo 3
4 Gears of War
5 Madden NFL 09
6 Castle Crashers
7 Star Wars: TFU Demo
8 Guitar Hero III
9 Rock Band
10 Mercenaries 2: World In Flames

The biggest surprise this week comes in the Xbox Live Arcade leaderboard. Despite the release of three Xbox Live Arcade titles last week, all three failed to make the top five and Shred Nebula hasn’t even made the ten!

Top Arcade Titles (Full Versions purchased)

The above arcade list is based on full versions purchased.

1 Castle Crashers
2 Braid
3 Geometry Wars Evolved²
4 Fable® II Pub Games
5 BC:Rearmed
6 Gin Rummy
7 PvN_Dodgeball
9 Galaga Legions
10 Alien Hominid HD

There’s a slight change in the Xbox Originals leaderboard. Halo 2 remains top though Fable has dropped to third with Star Wars: Battlefront 2 taking the second position.

About The Author

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.