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Top iPad Game Apps:  Sword & Sworcery, Angry Birds Rio  Lead Paid Charts

Top iPad Game Apps: Sword & Sworcery, Angry Birds Rio Lead Paid Charts

March 25, 2011 | By Danny Cowan

March 25, 2011 | 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 Sword & Sworcery, Angry Birds Rio and Overkill currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]

This week's top paid iPad games are:

1. Angry Birds Rio HD ($2.99)
2. Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP ($4.99)
3. Angry Birds HD ($4.99)
4. Chicken Balls HD ($0.99)
5. Fruit Ninja HD ($2.99)
6. Angry Birds Seasons HD ($1.99)
7. Cut the Rope HD ($1.99)
8. Words With Friends HD ($2.99)
9. War Pinball HD ($2.99)
10. Jenga HD ($0.99)

Rovio's animated film tie-in title Angry Birds Rio HD leads as the App Store's fastest-selling iPad app in its debut week. Capybara Games' stylish adventure game Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP premieres at second place, overtaking former chart leader Angry Birds HD.

Gameprom's pinball sim compilation War Pinball HD also sees big sales in its first week of release, landing between Words With Friends HD and Jenga HD in today's chart results.

Here are this week's top free iPad games:

1. Angry Birds Rio HD Free
2. The Secret of Hildegards
3. Overkill
4. Haunted Manor: Lord of Mirrors HD
5. Paradise Island HD
6. Angry Birds HD Free
7. Angry Birds Seasons HD Free
8. Words With Friends HD Free
9. Doodle Jump: HOP the Movie
10. Contract Killer

Rovio captures the top spot in today's free chart with a trial version of its popular Angry Birds Rio. A pair of hidden object games from Karma World and Big Fish Games also finish within the top five, as last week's top download Overkill slips to third place.

Game Insight's Paradise Island HD returns to the charts at fifth, meanwhile, as Lima Sky's free Doodle Jump spinoff Doodle Jump: HOP the Movie remains a popular pick at ninth place.

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