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Top iPad Game Apps:  Angry Birds, Chinatown Wars  Lead Paid Charts

Top iPad Game Apps: Angry Birds, Chinatown Wars Lead Paid Charts

September 16, 2010 | By Danny Cowan

September 16, 2010 | By Danny Cowan
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[Sister site FingerGaming rounds up the week's most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD, Angry Birds HD and Geared for iPad currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]

This week's top paid titles are:

1. Angry Birds HD ($4.99)
2. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars HD ($9.99)
3. Slice It! ($0.99)
4. Yahtzee HD ($4.99)
5. Madden NFL 11 for iPad ($9.99)
6. The Price is Right HD ($9.99)
7. Fruit Ninja HD ($4.99)
8. Scrabble for iPad ($9.99)
9. Pinball HD ($0.99)
10. Words With Friends HD ($2.99)

Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars moves up to second place after premiering at third last week, rivaling chart mainstay Angry Birds HD for the top spot. Slice It! drops to third place, as EA's newly released iPad adaptation of Yahtzee finishes fourth.

Ludia's The Price is Right HD also sees a successful debut week, landing behind Madden NFL 11 at sixth place. Fruit Ninja HD and Scrabble follow at seventh and eighth, as Pinball HD and Words With Friends HD finish up today's chart results.

Here are this week's top free iPad applications:

1. Geared for iPad
2. Battle Bears GO
3. Pebble Jump HD
4. GT Racing Motor Academy HD Free
5. Pocket Frogs
6. Real Solitaire Free for iPad
7. Pimple Popper Lite
8. Rollercoaster Extreme HD
9. ADJewels Shooter HD
10. Battle Bears -1 Free

Bryan Mitchell's Geared for iPad finishes as the platform's top free download during a limited-time free download promotion. Two entries in SkyVu's Battle Bears series also rank high in the charts this week, as Pebble Jump HD leads over a recently released demo version of Gameloft's GT Racing Motor Academy HD.

NimbleBit enters the charts this week with its microtransaction-supported frog breeding sim Pocket Frogs, which overtakes Real Solitaire Free for fifth place. Rollercoaster Extreme HD and ADJewels Shooter HD remain popular picks, as Pimple Popper Lite makes its chart debut at seventh place.

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