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Top iPad Game Apps: id's RAGE HD Leads in First-Day Sales

Rounding up the week's most popular paid and free iPad gaming apps, we see RAGE HD, Smurfs' Village and GT Racing: Motor Academy ranking among the platform's top downloads.

Danny Cowan, Blogger

November 19, 2010

2 Min Read

[Sister site FingerGaming rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with RAGE HD, Smurfs' Village and GT Racing: Motor Academy currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.] This week's top paid titles are: 1. RAGE HD ($1.99) 2. GT Racing: Motor Academy HD ($0.99) 3. Angry Birds HD ($4.99) 4. Magic Fiddle ($2.99) 5. Cut the Rope HD ($1.99) 6. Jaws HD ($0.99) 7. Robokill: Rescue Titan Prime ($7.99) 8. Scrabble for iPad ($9.99) 9. Angry Birds Halloween HD ($1.99) 10. Spider-Man: Total Mayhem HD ($6.99) id Software leads the iPad game charts with RAGE HD, which emerges as a top seller in its first day of release. Last week's chart leader Magic Fiddle falls to fourth place in today's results, as Gameloft overtakes Angry Birds HD with a limited-time price drop for GT Racing: Motor Academy HD. Bytemark's Jaws HD also finds renewed chart success after dropping in price, while Wandake's twin-stick shooter Robokill: Rescue Titan Prime makes an impressive debut this week at seventh place. Here are this week's top free iPad applications: 1. Paper Toss HD Free 2. Smurfs' Village 3. RocketBird Premium for iPad 4. Lego Creationary 5. Words With Friends HD Lite 6. Radiant HD 7. Ragdoll Blaster 2 HD Lite 8. U Connect 9. Trade Nations 10. Bubble Shooter HD Free Backflip Studios' Paper Toss HD Free claims the top spot in the iPad's free games chart for the second week in a row, though it faces new competition from Capcom's Smurfs' Village, which also leads as this week's top-grossing iPhone game. BeTomorrow's RocketBird Premium overtakes the returning Lego Creationary and Words With Friends HD Lite in today's results, while Backflip Studios occupies another chart spot with a demo version of Ragdoll Blaster 2 HD.

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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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