[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with
Fruit Ninja HD, Autumn Dynasty and
Air Mail currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]
This week's top paid titles are:
1. Angry Birds Space HD
2. Where's My Water?
3. Fruit Ninja HD
4. Bejeweled HD
5. Autumn Dynasty
6. Minecraft: Pocket Edition
7. Draw Something
8. Air Mail
9. Angry Birds HD
10. Cut the Rope HD
Rovio's Angry Birds Space HD
reclaims top honors in the iPad's charts this week, while Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja HD
returns to the top ten at third place following a recent update celebrating the title's two-year App Store anniversary.
Last week's sales leader Bejeweled HD
drops to fourth place, meanwhile, as Bulkypix's real-time strategy title Autumn Dynasty
and Chillingo's flight sim Air Mail
see fast-selling debuts at fifth and eighth place.
Here are this week's top free iPad applications:
1. Cut the Rope: Experiments HD
2. Subway Surfers
3. Ducati Challenge HD
4. Men in Black 3
5. Trade Nations
6. Mega Run
(Get Set Games)
7. PipeRoll HD
8. Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? & Friends Free
9. Island: The Lost Medallion HD
(Big Fish Games)
10. Domino's Pizza Hero
Kiloo's endless runner Subway Surfers
captures second place in the free app rankings in its debut week, challenging Cut the Rope: Experiments HD
, which was released as a free download after being named Apple's App of the Week.
Last week's second-place title Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? & Friends Free
falls to eighth place, while Gameloft claims fourth place with a recently launched free-to-play simulation game based on the film Men in Black 3.