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Top Android game apps: Updated  Angry Birds Space  leads free, paid charts
Top Android game apps: Updated Angry Birds Space leads free, paid charts
July 30, 2012 | By Danny Cowan

July 30, 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 Angry Birds Space, World of Goo, and Where's My Water? currently ranking among the service's top downloads.]

This week's top paid titles are:

1. Angry Birds Space Premium (Rovio, $0.99)
2. Where's My Water? (Disney, $0.99)
3. World of Goo (2D Boy, $4.99)
4. Draw Something (OMGPOP, $2.99)
5. Minecraft: Pocket Edition (Mojang, $6.99)
6. Cut the Rope (ZeptoLab, $0.99)
7. Dead Space (EA Games, $6.99)
8. Doodle Jump (Lima Sky, $0.99)
9. Amazing Alex (Rovio, $0.99)
10. Where's My Perry? (Disney, $0.99)

A recent content-expanding update puts Angry Birds Space back at the top of Google Play's sales charts, leaving Where's My Water? to trail at second place.

2D Boy's updated World of Goo also enjoys a sales boost this week, as the returning Dead Space and Doodle Jump lead over Rovio's Amazing Alex at seventh and eighth place.

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

1. Angry Birds Space (Rovio)
2. Angry Birds (Rovio)
3. Logo Quiz (Bubble Quiz)
4. Ant Smasher Free (Best Cool)
5. Temple Run (Imangi)
6. Fruit Ninja Free (Halfbrick)
7. Music Hero (Words Mobile)
8. Angry Birds Seasons (Rovio)
9. SongPop Free (Freshplanet)
10. Draw Something Free (OMGPOP)

The ad-supported Angry Birds Space ranks as this week's most-downloaded free game at Google Play, as its predecessor title Angry Birds trails close behind at second place.

Words Mobile's rhythm game Music Hero makes its chart debut at seventh place this week, as Draw Something Free returns to the charts behind SongPop Free at tenth.

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