It's a case of three different charts, two different weeks and three different games at the top, with WoW, Left 4 Dead and Tales of Valour all duking it out atop the PC charts.
Yes, with the Christmas season and recent run of AAA "proper" games well and truly over, things are back to normal on the NPD charts, which are yet again dominated by Blizzard and Maxis titles.
The Steam charts are just as predictable, though we will give a warm, hearty shout-out to Zeno Clash, which has done an amazing job and entered the charts in second spot.
NPD Sales Charts April 5-11
1. WoW: Wrath of the Lich King 2. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe 3. Company Of Heroes: Tales Of Valour 4. WoW: Battle Chest 5. Empire: Total War 6. Left 4 Dead 7. Starcraft: Battle Chest 8. The Sims 2 Apartment Life 9. World Of Warcraft 10. Nancy Drew: Ghost Dogs Of Moon Lake
Steam Charts As Of April 22
1. Left 4 Dead 2. Zeno Clash 3. Counter-Strike Source 4. Plants vs Zombies 5. Dawn of War II 6. The Orange Box 7. Empire: Total War 8. Fallout 3 9. Team Fortress 2 10. Braid
Direct2Drive Charts April 12-18
1. Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor 2. Final Fantasy XI 3. MLB2K9 4. Rome: Total War 5. Civilization IV 6. Chronicles of Riddick: Dark Athena 7. Fallout 3 8. DCS: Black Shark 9. Red Alert 3: Uprising 10. Godfather 2