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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 High Noon and Infinity Blade to Smack That Gugl and more.

Danny Cowan

May 23, 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 May 23rd 2011, are as follows: 1. Angry Birds ($0.99) 2. Tiny Wings ($0.99) 3. Angry Birds Rio ($0.99) 4. Fruit Ninja ($0.99) 5. Infinity Blade ($2.99) 6. Words With Friends ($2.99) 7. Cut the Rope ($0.99) 8. Where's Waldo? ($0.99) 9. Angry Birds Seasons ($0.99) 10. The Game of Life ($0.99) Andreas Illiger's Tiny Wings remains a strong contender in the face of competition from Rovio's reigning Angry Birds, and manages to overtake Angry Birds Rio for second place in today's paid chart. Infinity Blade returns at fifth place following a recent content update, as EA's The Game of Life edges into the top ten behind Ludia's Where's Waldo? and Angry Birds Seasons. Here are this week's top free iPhone games: 1. Smack That Gugl 2. High Noon 3. RunStickRun! 4. Hanged Till Death 5. Angry Birds Rio Free 6. Office Jerk 7. Super Stickman Golf Free 8. Words With Friends Free 9. MetalStorm: Online 10. Bubble Shooter Free Tayasui's Talking Carl spinoff Smack That Gugl tops the iPhone's free games chart in its debut week, beating other recent debuts like Happylatte's shooter High Noon and Robert Szeleney's autoscrolling platformer RunStickRun. Former chart topper Office Jerk reports a drop in popularity at sixth place, as last week's second-place game MetalStorm: Online falls to ninth in today's results.

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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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