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Top iPhone Game Apps: Words With Friends, Pocket God Sequels See Big Sales

Gamasutra rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPhone and iPod Touch games on the App Store, from Hanging With Friends and Pocket God: Journey to Uranus to ShapeShift and more.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

June 13, 2011

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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 June 13th 2011, are as follows: 1. Angry Birds ($0.99) 2. Hanging With Friends ($1.99) 3. Pocket God: Journey to Uranus ($0.99) 4. Tiny Wings ($0.99) 5. Angry Birds Rio ($0.99) 6. Fruit Ninja ($0.99) 7. Cut the Rope ($0.99) 8. Tetris ($0.99) 9. Feed Me Oil ($0.99) 10. NBA Jam ($0.99) Newtoy's Words With Friends follow-up Hanging With Friends earns second place in the iPhone charts in its premiere week, narrowly outselling Bolt Creative's fellow recent debut Pocket God: Journey to Uranus. Andreas Illiger's Tiny Wings recovers after a recent drop in popularity to claim fourth place, meanwhile, as Chillingo's Feed Me Oil competes with the discounted EA titles Tetris and NBA Jam in the chart's latter half. Here are this week's top free iPhone games: 1. Hanging With Friends Free 2. ShapeShift 3. iFighter 1945 4. Rip Off 5. Hangman RSS 6. Bunny Shooter Free 7. World Cup Table Tennis Lite 8. Parachute Ninja 9. AC-130 10. City Friends An ad-supported version of Hanging With Friends leads the free app charts, followed closely by Backflip's free puzzler ShapeShift and EpicForce's arcade shoot-'em-up iFighter 1945. Skyworks' World Cup Table Tennis Lite also premieres as a popular pick this week, rivaling Freeverse's Parachute Ninja and Colorbox's recently released Rip Off.

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Danny Cowan


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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