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UK Christmas All Formats (console only) Software Top 10 1996

1. FIFA 97 | EA/THQ | Mega Drive/SNES/GameBoy

2. Donkey Kong Country 3 | Nintendo | SNES

3. Sonic 3D | Sega | Mega Drive

4. Mario and Yoshi | Nintendo | GameBoy

5. Premier Manager '97 | Sega | Mega Drive

6. Dr Mario | Nintendo | GameBoy

7. Tetris | Nintendo | GameBoy

8. Toy Story | Sega/THQ | Mega Drive/SNES/GameBoy

9. Killer Instinct | Nintendo | SNES/Game Boy

10. The Lion King | Virgin | Mega Drive/Game Gear/SNES/NES

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2007 ELSPA Ltd

Other Christmas hits in 1996

Number 1 Christmas movie (US): Beavis and Butt-head Do America

Number 1 Christmas song (US): Toni Braxton 'Unbreak My Heart'

Number 1 Christmas song (UK): Spice Girls '2 Become 1'

UK Christmas All Formats (console only) Software Top 10 1995

1. FIFA Soccer '96 | EA/THQ | Mega Drive/SNES/GameBoy

2. Premier Manager | Virgin | Mega Drive

3. Killer Instinct | Nintendo | SNES/GameBoy

4. Micro Machines '96 | Codemasters | Mega Drive

5. Mortal Kombat 3 | Virgin | Mega Drive/SNES/GameBoy

6. Mickey Mania | Sega | Mega Drive/SNES

7. Donkey Kong Land | Acclaim | GameBoy

8. Earthworm Jim 2 | Virgin | SNES/Mega Drive

9. Sonic and Knuckles | Sega | Mega Drive

10. PGA Tour Golf '96 | EA | Mega Drive/GameBoy

Leisure software charts compiled by Chart Track, (C)2007ELSPA Ltd

Other Christmas hits in 1995

Number 1 Christmas movie (US): Waiting to Exhale

Number 1 Christmas song (US): Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men 'One Sweet Day'

Number 1 Christmas song (UK): Michael Jackson 'Earth Song'

Matt Cundy
I don't have the energy to really hate anything properly. Most things I think are OK or inoffensively average. I do love quite a lot of stuff as well, though.