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Top iPad game apps:  Ski Safari  topples  Angry Birds Space
Top iPad game apps: Ski Safari topples Angry Birds Space
May 4, 2012 | By Danny Cowan

May 4, 2012 | By Danny Cowan
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[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with Ski Safari, Angry Birds Space and Logos Quiz Game currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]

This week's top paid titles are:

1. Ski Safari (Defiant Development, $0.99)
2. Angry Birds Space HD (Rovio, $2.99)
3. Draw Something (OMGPOP, $1.99)
4. Kingdom Rush HD (Armor Games, $0.99)
5. Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (Warner Bros, $4.99)
6. Infinity Blade (Chair, $0.99)
7. Cut the Rope HD (ZeptoLab, $1.99)
8. Where's My Water? (Disney, $0.99)
9. DreamWorks Dragons: Tap Dragon Drop (PikPok, $1.99)
10. Angry Birds HD (Rovio, $2.99)

After debuting at third place last week, Defiant Development's autoscrolling action title Ski Safari overtakes Rovio's Angry Birds Space HD to become this week's biggest-selling iPad app.

Armor Games' Kingdom Rush HD earns fourth place following the launch of a content-expanding update, while the recently released Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 and Infinity Blade trail at fifth and sixth.

Here are this week's top free iPad applications:

1. Logos Quiz Game (AticoD)
2. Deer Hunter Reloaded (Glu)
3. Cannon Cat (Loqheart)
4. Draw Something Free (OMGPOP)
5. Jetpack Joyride (Halfbrick)
6. Star Wars Pit Droids (LucasArts)
7. Victorian Mysteries: The Moonstone HD (Square Enix)
8. Enchanted Realm HD
9. Virtual Table Tennis 2 (SenseDevil)
10. Words With Friends HD Free (Newtoy)

AticoD's corporate logo trivia app Logos Quiz Game takes top honors in the iPad's free app rankings, pushing former chart leader Deer Hunter Reloaded to second place.

Loqheart's free-to-play action game Cannon Cat moves up to third place after premiering at eighth last week, meanwhile, as Halfbrick's updated Jetpack Joyride finishes behind Draw Something at fifth.

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