Tapulous’ Tap Tap Revenge
was the most successful iPhone application in the U.S. during February, with 32 percent of consumers installing the game.
The download is one of five game applications in the top ten App Store list estimated by analyst firm comScore, followed by Touch Hockey: FS5
at number three, Pac-Man
at number five (just behind Facebook at number four), iBowl
at number six, and Labyrinth
at number nine.
Although the only data provided was the percentage of users installing the various applications, website VentureBeat has estimated that Tap Tap Revenge
’s 32 percent penetration could translate to around 4.8 million users
, where the total installed U.S. userbase for the iPhone is estimated at 15 million.
Games industry interest in the iPhone and iTouch format has continued to grow in recent months. Neil Young, co-founder of iPhone developer ngmoco, even claimed in his keynote speech at GDC
that the platform is "better than the DS, better than the PSP."