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Top iPhone Game Apps: Angry Birds Seasons Update Spurs Franchise Sales

Gamasutra rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPhone and iPod Touch games on the App Store, from Angry Birds Seasons and Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots to Family Feud & Friends and more.
[In this weekly feature, Gamasutra rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPhone and iPod Touch games, as current on the iTunes App Store.] This week's top paid iPhone game titles on the App Store, as captured on October 24th 2011, are as follows: 1. Angry Birds ($0.99) 2. Angry Birds Seasons ($0.99) 3. Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots ($0.99) 4. Words With Friends ($0.99) 5. Fruit Ninja ($0.99) 6. Bike Baron ($0.99) 7. Tetris ($0.99) 8. Cut the Rope: Experiments ($0.99) 9. Where's My Water? ($0.99) 10. Angry Birds Rio ($0.99) A recent Halloween-themed update boosts sales for Rovio's Angry Birds Seasons, leading to an increase in popularity for the original Angry Birds app and spinoff Angry Birds Rio. Fruit Ninja sees a similar resurgence in popularity following the recent launch of Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots, while Mountain Sheep's physics-based racer Bike Baron leads over EA's Tetris and ZeptoLab's Cut the Rope: Experiments at sixth place. Here are this week's top free iPhone games: 1. AddictingGames 2. Family Feud & Friends 3. iNstein College 4. Drag Racing Free 5. Flick Home Run 6. Super Monkey Ball 2 7. Six Towers 8. Extreme Moto Rally 9. Tap Fish 2 10. Infect Them All Nickelodeon's minigame compilation AddictingGames leads the iPhone's free app charts for the second week running, as Ludia's recently released social game show app Family Feud & Friends overtakes iNstein College for second place. Creative Mobile's Android-ported Drag Racing Free ranks in at fourth place in its premiere week, meanwhile, as Sega's Super Monkey Ball 2 claims sixth place during a one-day free download promotion.

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