Definitely a mixed bag in this week's edition of the PC sales charts. Lich King sits atop the NPD charts, while on both Steam and Direct2Drive, EA games are punching above their weight.

Example: Mirror's Edge, which came in third on Steam (and second on D2D), and LotR Conquest, which tops the Direct2Drive charts. Mirror's Edge is a feel-good story, as the PC version is quite a step up from the console iterations, while LotR Conquest is...The Lord of the Rings: Conquest Review: Not So Much">testament to the pulling power of the franchise.

NPD Sales Charts January 4-10

1. Wrath of the Lich King
2. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe
3. Left 4 Dead
4. Red Alert 3
5. Spore
6. WoW Battle Chest
7. The Sims 2 Apartment Life
8. World Of Warcraft
9. Fallout 3
10. Call Of Duty: World At War

Steam Charts As Of January 19

1. Left 4 Dead
2. Rainbow Six Vegas 2
3. Mirror's Edge
4. Counter-Strike Source
5. Fallout 3
6. Red Alert 3
7. Grand Theft Auto IV
8. Call of Duty: World At War
9. The Orange Box
10. Dead Space

Direct2Drive Charts As Of January 19

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1. LotR: Conquest
2. Mirror's Edge
3. Defence Grid: The Awakening
4. Red Alert 3
5. Fallout 3
6. Final Fantasy XI
7. Rome Total War
8. Call of Duty: World at War
9. Mass Effect
10. The Sims 2 Double Deluxe