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Top iPad Game Apps: EA Leads Charts with Round of Discounts

Sister site FingerGaming rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications, with Scrabble, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, and Hungry Shark currently ranking among the platform's top
[Sister site FingerGaming rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store, with Scrabble, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit and Hungry Shark currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.] This week's top paid titles on the U.S. iPad App Store game section are: 1. Scrabble for iPad ($0.99) 2. Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit for iPad ($0.99) 3. Madden NFL 11 for iPad ($0.99) 4. Tetris for iPad ($0.99) 5. Angry Birds Seasons HD ($1.99) 6. Angry Birds HD ($4.99) 7. SimCity Deluxe for iPad ($0.99) 8. Fruit Ninja HD ($0.99) 9. Jenga HD ($0.99) 10. Monopoly for iPad ($4.99) A catalog-wide holiday sale lands Electronic Arts several spots in this week's iPad charts. Scrabble, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, and Madden NFL 11 lead as today's biggest sellers, while Tetris, SimCity Deluxe, and Monopoly also prove popular after dropping in price to 99 cents each. Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja HD and NaturalMotion's Jenga HD also reap the benefits of 99-cent price drops this week, as Angry Birds and its holiday-themed spinoff Angry Birds Seasons remain top titles in the days leading up to Christmas. Here are this week's top free iPad applications: 1. Hungry Shark Part 1 HD 2. Fruit Ninja HD Lite 3. Can Knockdown 4. Cut the Rope: Holiday Gift 5. Bakery Story 6. Plasma Globe 7. Time Crisis 2nd Strike HD 8. Smurfs' Village 9. Simply Solitaire HD 10. Farm Story Future Games of London's Hungry Shark HD claims the top spot in today's free iPad games chart after recently becoming a free download, beating other recent favorites like Fruit Ninja HD Lite and Can Knockdown. TeamLava's free-to-play Bakery Story and Farm Story continue to rank among the platform's most popular downloads, while Namco earns a spot in today's results by giving away its rail shooter Time Crisis 2nd Strike HD.

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