Every week, sister iPhone and iPad site FingerGaming
rounds up the top-grossing iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad applications, as current that day in the iTunes App Store, and this chart is now available on Gamasutra.
This week's U.S. revenue charts see the free-to-play Tap Zoo
go up against Angry Birds
and Madden NFL 11
on the iPhone, as Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
leads iPad sales.
These charts allow end users to see who is making the most money on the App Store that day. It differs significantly from the Top 10 Games chart, which is ranked by sales, and therefore is dominated by lower-priced titles that sell more copies.
Data comes courtesy of Apple's public sales information. All titles in the App Store's "Games" category are considered in chart rankings.
This week's top-grossing iPhone titles are:
1. Angry Birds
2. Madden NFL 11
3. Tap Zoo
4. Slice It!
5. Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge Special Edition
6. Stick Stunt Biker
7. Plants vs. Zombies
8. Bejeweled 2 + Blitz
10. Words With Friends
EA's Madden NFL 11
recovers after falling to seventh place in last week's chart, and finishes as today's second highest-grossing iPhone game in the App Store. Angry Birds
continues to lead overall sales, as Streetview Labs' free-to-play simulation game Tap Zoo
earns enough microtransaction revenue to land at third place.
The Com2uS-published Slice It!
maintains a dedicated following, while Gameloft's Ultimate Spider-Man
drops out of the top ten after a strong performance last week. LucasArts returns to the charts with a price drop for Monkey Island 2
, meanwhile, as newcomer Stick Stunt Biker
beats PopCap's Plants vs. Zombies
and Bejeweled 2
for sixth place.
Here are this week’s top-grossing iPad applications:
1. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
2. Madden NFL 11 for iPad
3. Angry Birds HD
4. Tap Zoo
5. Scrabble for iPad
6. Yahtzee HD
7. Plants vs. Zombies HD
8. Real Racing HD
9. Fruit Ninja HD
10. Zombie Farm
Clickgamer's longtime chart leader Angry Birds HD
drops to third place, as Rockstar's recently released iPad version
of Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars
leads over Madden NFL 11
as today's top-grossing iPad game.
also places high in today's rankings, while recent hits like The Settlers HD
and Puzzle Agent HD
drop out of chart range. EA's iPad adaptation of Hasbro's Yahtzee
finishes at sixth in its debut week, as Playforge's free-to-play Zombie Farm
trails Fruit Ninja HD, Real Racing HD
, and Plants vs. Zombies HD
at tenth place.