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 Dead Space
and Tap Zoo
earning top iPhone and iPod Touch sales, while World of Goo
and The Stroke of Midnight
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 game sales chart, which 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 and iPod Touch titles are:
1. Angry Birds
2. Dead Space
3. Tap Zoo
4. Call of Duty: Zombies
5. Fruit Ninja
6. Zombie Farm
7. Doodle Defense
8. Live Poker
9. Texas Poker
10. Plants vs. Zombies
EA's Dead Space
climbs up to second place in the iPhone and iPod Touch's top-grossing games chart in its first day of release, rivaling Rovio's Angry Birds
for the top spot. Call of Duty: Zombies
and Fruit Ninja
repeat their sales success for the second week in a row, while the free-to-play Zombie Farm
and Tap Zoo
remain popular favorites among App Store customers.
Zynga's microtransaction-supported Live Poker
and Pokerist's Texas Poker
also emerge as top-grossing games in today's results, while Doodle Defense
sees a slight drop in popularity after a promising debut last week.
Here are this week's top-grossing iPad applications:
1. Angry Birds HD
2. Dead Space for iPad
3. Smurfs' Village
4. World of Goo
5. Scrabble for iPad
6. Fruit Ninja HD
7. The Stroke of Midnight
8. Plants vs. Zombies HD
9. Cut the Rope HD
10. We Rule Quests for iPad
also premieres as a big seller on the iPad this week, overtaking Capcom's ever-popular Smurfs' Village
in daily revenue. 2D Boy's World of Goo
drops from second place to fourth in today's charts, as Scrabble for iPad
and Fruit Ninja HD
trail close behind.
Namco's hidden object game The Stroke of Midnight
(available as a free trial, with the full game unlockable via a $4.99 in-app purchase) manages to rack up impressive revenues this week at seventh place, leaving Plants vs. Zombies HD, Cut the Rope HD
, and We Rule Quests for iPad
to close out today's top ten.