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Top iPhone game apps:  Temple Run: Brave  topples  Plague Inc.
Top iPhone game apps: Temple Run: Brave topples Plague Inc.
June 18, 2012 | By Danny Cowan

June 18, 2012 | By Danny Cowan
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[In this weekly feature, Gamasutra rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPhone and iPod Touch games, as current on the iTunes App Store.]

This week's top paid iPhone game titles on the App Store, as captured on June 18th 2012, are as follows:

1. Temple Run: Brave (Disney, $0.99)
2. Plague Inc. (Ndemic Creations, $0.99)
3. Angry Birds Space (Rovio, $0.99)
4. Angry Birds Seasons (Rovio, $0.99)
5. Catapult King (Chillingo, $0.99)
6. Plants vs. Zombies (PopCap, $0.99)
7. Fruit Ninja (Halfbrick, $0.99)
8. Where's My Water? (Disney, $0.99)
9. Cut the Rope (ZeptoLab, $0.99)
10. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang, $6.99)

Disney's animated film-based platformer Temple Run: Brave overtakes former chart leader Plague Inc. to become this week's biggest-selling iPhone game, as last week's second-place title Catapult King falls to fifth place in today's results.

A price-dropped Plants vs. Zombies follows at sixth place, while longtime favorites Where's My Water?, Cut the Rope, and Minecraft: Pocket Edition close out today's top ten.

Here are this week's top free iPhone games:

1. Flow Free (Big Duck Games)
2. Fair Food Maker (Sunstorm Interactive)
3. Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing (Sega)
4. Bag It! (Hidden Variable Studios)
5. Pocket Planes (NimbleBit)
6. No Zombies Allowed (Booyah)
7. Parking Frenzy 2.0 (Games2win)
8. Survival Run with Bear Grylls (F84 Games)
9. 100 Floors (Tobi Apps)
10. Top Gear: Stunt School Revolution (BBC)

Big Duck Games' puzzler Flow Free takes top honors in the free app charts, leading over Sunstorm Interactive's carnival food preparation sim Fair Food Maker and Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, which was recently made available as a free download after being named as Apple's App of the Week.

Last week's top free download Bag It! drops to fourth place, meanwhile, as NimbleBit ranks in at fifth with its Tiny Tower follow-up Pocket Planes.

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