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Top iPhone Game Apps: Updated Words With Friends Leads Platform Sales

Gamasutra rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPhone and iPod Touch games on the App Store, from Words With Friends and Tetris to AddictingGames 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 17th 2011, are as follows: 1. Words With Friends ($0.99) 2. Angry Birds ($0.99) 3. Fruit Ninja ($0.99) 4. Tetris ($0.99) 5. Cut the Rope: Experiments ($0.99) 6. Scribblenauts: Remix ($4.99) 7. Angry Birds Seasons ($0.99) 8. Where's My Water? ($0.99) 9. Hanging With Friends ($0.99) 10. Madden NFL 12 ($2.99) Newtoy's popular multiplayer word game Words With Friends returns to the iPhone's charts after an extended absence thanks to a recent update introducing a set of iOS 5-specific features. EA's Tetris also makes an appearance in today's results following a drop in price, as former chart leader Where's My Water? trails Scribblenauts: Remix and Angry Birds Seasons at eighth place. Here are this week's top free iPhone games: 1. AddictingGames 2. iNstein College 3. Zombie Life 4. Tap Fish 2 5. Jump Pack 6. Contract Killer: Zombies 7. Angry Birds Free 8. Glass Tower 3 9. Stupidness 3 10. Nyan Cat: Lost In Space Nickelodeon's recently released AddictingGames compilation leads as today's most popular free iPhone app, as AlphaWeb's puzzler and trivia game iNstein College climbs to second place after debuting at eighth last week. The Playforge's Zombie Farm follow-up Zombie Life follows at third, meanwhile, as Gameview's Tap Fish 2 overtakes Secret Headquarters' Jump Pack for fourth place.

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