Every week, sister iPhone site FingerGaming
rounds up the top-grossing iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad applications, as current that day in the iTunes App Store, and this chart is now available on Gamasutra.
This week's U.S. revenue charts see Sonic the Hedgehog 2
challenge Square Enix's Chaos Rings
for the top iPhone sales spot, as The Pinball HD
leads the iPad charts.
These charts allow end users to see who is making the most money on the App Store that day. It differs significantly from the Top 10 Games chart, which is ranked by sales, and therefore is dominated by lower-priced titles that sell more copies.
Data comes courtesy of Apple's public sales information. All titles in the App Store's "Games" category are considered in chart rankings.
This week's top-grossing iPhone titles are:
1. Chaos Rings
2. Sonic the Hedgehog 2
3. Angry Birds
4. Snot Rocket: The Game
5. Bejeweled 2
6. Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!
7. Street Fighter IV
8. Guerrilla Bob
9. Plants vs. Zombies
Square Enix's RPG Chaos Rings
tops the iPhone sales charts for the second week in a row, as an emulated version of Sega's classic platformer Sonic the Hedgehog 2
finishes its debut week at second place.
Clickgamer's Angry Birds
climbs to third place following the recent release of a free content-expanding update. Jirbo's Snot Rocket: The Game
follows at fourth, as Linkin Park 8-Bit Rebellion!
achieves sixth place in its first week of release.
Capcom's Street Fighter IV
edges up the charts after a price drop to $6.99, while the discounted Guerrilla Bob
beats PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies
at eighth place.
Here are this week’s top-grossing iPad applications:
1. The Pinball HD
2. Real Racing HD
3. Plants vs. Zombies HD
4. Scrabble for iPad
5. X-Plane for iPad
6. Need for Speed Shift for iPad
7. James Cameron's Avatar for iPad
8. Asphalt 5 HD
9. Shrek Kart HD
10. Flight Control HD
Gameprom's The Pinball HD
ends Real Racing HD
's extended reign as the iPad's biggest-selling game application. Plants vs. Zombies
remain strong sellers at third and fourth place, as X-Plane
leads over Need for Speed Shift
at fifth place.
Gameloft's recently released iPad version of Avatar: The Game
claims seventh place in its premiere week, while the publisher's iPad-enhanced racers Asphalt 5 HD
and Shrek Kart HD
-- along with Firemint's Flight Control HD
-- finish out today's chart.