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 Tap Pet Hotel
and Tap Zoo
earning top iPhone sales, while NBA Jam
and Final Fantasy III
emerge as big sellers on the iPad.
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. Tap Zoo
2. Tap Pet Hotel
3. NBA Jam
4. Zynga Poker
5. Angry Birds
6. Texas Poker
7. Words With Friends
8. Smurfs' Village
9. Angry Birds Rio
10. Zombie Farm
Pocket Gems dominates today's top-grossing charts with its App Store favorite Tap Zoo
and Tap Pet Hotel
, which claims second place in its first week of release. EA's NBA Jam
takes third following a multiplayer update and a weekend-long price drop.
and Kamagames' rival gambling app Texas Poker
compete with Angry Birds and Words With Friends, meanwhile, as Smurfs' Village
and Zombie Farm
report increased microtransaction earnings after recent updates.
Here are this week’s top-grossing iPad applications:
1. Smurfs' Village
2. NBA Jam for iPad
3. Angry Birds Rio HD
4. Angry Birds HD
5. Final Fantasy III
6. Texas Poker
7. Trade Nations
8. We Rule Quests for iPad
9. Infinity Blade
10. Scrabble for iPad
tops iPad revenue earnings for the second week in a row, as EA's new iPad version of NBA Jam
premieres at second place.
Square Enix claims fifth place in today's rankings with its recently released iPad version of Final Fantasy III
, while Z2Live's Trade Nations
and Ngmoco's We Rule Quests
compete with chart mainstays Infinity Blade
in the latter half of the top ten.