The UK chart results are in, and they bring some positive news for Nintendo UK and also Capcom, with the quiet Summer months not doing too much harm to 3DS releases in particular.
Monster Hunter Generations, which had an impressive debut in third place, secures 9th in its second week in the all-format charts, which is actually 4th place in the single-format results. Though it didn't have new releases to contend with last week, that's still decent going despite a 66% drop from week one sales.
Another big story this week is with Pokémon, as 3DS entries in the series have benefitted from that first full week since Pokémon GO officially arrived in the UK. Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire have re-entered the all-format top 40 in 17th and 24th places respectively, while Pokémon Y finds itself in 29th place. Perhaps a number of GO fans are keen to try out the main games while setting off on Holiday.
Finally, the upcoming Rio Olympics continue to help Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, with the Wii U version contributing the most in what's deemed a dual release by Chart-Track; both entries combined moved up six places to 18th in the all-format results. Minecraft: Wii U Edition is also still in the all-format top 40 in 35th place, while Yo-kai Watch on 3DS takes the final chart spot.
Overall, last week was easily one of the best that Nintendo UK and related third-parties have had in the UK charts for some time. Though only one exclusive is still in the top 10, as you can see a good number of other titles are currently hanging out in the top 40 - a welcome return to some form in the country.