[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with
N.O.V.A. 3, Angry Birds Space and
Highway Rider currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]
This week's top paid titles are:
1. Angry Birds Space HD
2. N.O.V.A. 3
3. Draw Something
4. Ski Safari
(Defiant Development, $0.99)
5. Where's My Water?
6. Robbery Bob
7. Cut the Rope HD
8. Angry Birds HD
9. Kingdom Rush HD
(Armor Games, $0.99)
10. LostWinds2: Winter of the Melodias
(Frontier Developments, $3.99)
Gameloft's first-person shooter sequel N.O.V.A. 3
challenges Angry Birds Space HD
for the top spot in today's paid app rankings, as last week's chart winner Ski Safari
falls to fourth place.
Chillingo's recently released stealth title Robbery Bob
makes its chart debut at sixth place, while Frontier Developments' WiiWare-ported platformer LostWinds2
launches this week at tenth.
Here are this week's top free iPad applications:
1. Highway Rider
(Battery Acid Games)
2. Logos Quiz Game
3. Rope'n'Fly 3
5. NinJump Deluxe HD Free
6. Draw Something Free
7. SpongeBob Diner Dash
8. Deer Hunter Reloaded
9. Words With Friends HD Free
10. Death Rally
Battery Acid Games' motorcycle racing title Highway Rider
takes top honors during a limited-time free download promotion, leaving former chart-topper Logos Quiz Game
at second place.
developer Touch Foo claims fourth place with its newly launched platformer Swordigo
, as Remedy's Death Rally
ranks in at tenth after recently becoming a free download.