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Gamasutra rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPhone and iPod Touch games on the App Store, from Angry Birds and Words With Friends to Temple Run and more.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

January 9, 2012

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[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 January 9th 2012, are as follows: 1. Angry Birds ($0.99) 2. Words With Friends ($0.99) 3. Fruit Ninja ($0.99) 4. Where's My Water? ($0.99) 5. Cut the Rope ($0.99) 6. Bejeweled ($0.99) 7. Tiny Wings ($0.99) 8. Tetris ($0.99) 9. Madden NFL 12 ($0.99) 10. Doodle Jump ($0.99) Rovio's Angry Birds continues to lead App Store sales into 2012, outselling longtime favorites Words With Friends and Fruit Ninja. Disney's physics puzzler Where's My Water? reports increased sales following a holiday content update, as EA's Madden NFL 12 returns to the charts at ninth place during a limited-time sale. Here are this week's top free iPhone games: 1. Temple Run 2. Doodle Sprint! 3. Angry Gran 4. Egg Punch 5. Snappers 6. Pet Cafe 7. Bejeweled Blitz 8. Fluff Friends Rescue 9. Dark Galaxy 10. Tiny Village Imangi's autoscrolling 3D platformer Temple Run heads up the iPhone's free charts, as Wivvu's Doodle Sprint and AceViral's recently released Angry Gran follow at second and third place. PopCap's free-to-play Bejeweled Blitz remains a popular pick at seventh place, meanwhile, as Dream Cortex's microtransaction-supported sim title makes its first chart appearance at eighth.

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Danny Cowan

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Danny Cowan is a freelance writer, editor, and columnist for Gamasutra and its subsites. Previously, he has written reviews and feature articles for gaming publications including 1UP.com, GamePro, and Hardcore Gamer Magazine.

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