[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free gaming applications on Google Play as of today, with
Cut the Rope, Angry Birds Space, and
Basketball Shoot currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]
This week's top paid titles are:
1. Draw Something
2. Cut the Rope
3. Angry Birds Space Premium
4. Where's My Water?
5. Mini Motor Racing
(The Binary Mill, $0.99)
6. Minecraft: Pocket Edition
8. Fruit Ninja
9. Doodle Jump
(Lima Sky, $0.99)
10. Grand Theft Auto III
ZeptoLab's Cut the Rope
earns a rare victory over Rovio's Angry Birds Space Premium
this week, while Draw Something
spends its seventh consecutive week atop Google Play's paid app charts.
The Binary Mill's overhead-view racer Mini Motor Racing
makes its chart debut at fifth place, meanwhile, as Zynga's ZombieSmash
returns to the top ten after an extended absence at seventh.
Here are this week's top free Android game applications:
1. Angry Birds Space
2. Basketball Shoot
3. Temple Run
4. Logo Quiz
6. Draw Something Free
7. Angry Birds
8. Fruit Ninja Free
9. Words With Friends Free
10. Gold Miner
Angry Birds Space
and Basketball Shoot
remain Google Play's most popular free game apps for the second week in a row, as Imangi's autoscrolling platformer Temple Run
climbs to third place after finishing fourth last week.
Miniclip's physics puzzler Hambo
claims fifth place following a recent update, while Candy Mobile's Gold Miner
competes with Words With Friends Free
at tenth place.