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Top Android game apps:  Where's My Water?  challenges  Cut the Rope
Top Android game apps: Where's My Water? challenges Cut the Rope
April 23, 2012 | By Danny Cowan

April 23, 2012 | By Danny Cowan
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[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free gaming applications on Google Play as of today, with Cut the Rope, Where's My Water?, and Drag Racing: Bike Edition currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]

This week's top paid titles are:

1. Draw Something ($0.99)
2. Angry Birds Space Premium ($0.99)
3. Cut the Rope ($0.99)
4. Where's My Water? ($0.99)
5. Phase 10 ($0.99)
6. Cut the Rope: Experiments ($0.99)
7. Fruit Ninja ($1.26)
8. Scramble With Friends ($0.99)
9. Shark Dash ($0.99)
10. Minecraft: Pocket Edition ($6.99)

OMGPOP's Draw Something, Rovio's Angry Birds Space, and ZeptoLab's Cut the Rope lead as Google Play's biggest-selling game apps for the third week in a row, while Disney's Where's My Water? climbs the charts to claim fourth place in today's results.

Magmic's Phase 10 also sees a boost in popularity this week, as Gameloft's recently released Shark Dash outsells Minecraft: Pocket Edition at ninth place.

Here are this week's top free Android game applications:

1. Angry Birds Space
2. Temple Run
3. Draw Something Free
4. Angry Birds
5. Drag Racing: Bike Edition
6. Words With Friends Free
7. Fruit Ninja Free
8. Ice Age Village
9. Shoot Bubble Deluxe
10. Scramble With Friends Free

Angry Birds Space, Temple Run, and Draw Something Free spend their third week at the top of Google Play's free charts, as Creative Mobile's Drag Racing: Bike Edition challenges Angry Birds at fifth place.

Gameloft's free-to-play sim title Ice Age Village also ranks as a top title this week, while Shoot Bubble Deluxe returns to the charts after a brief absence at ninth place.

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