[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with SpellTower, Angry Birds Space and Deer Hunter Reloaded currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]
Indie developer Zach Gage takes on reigning iPad chart leaders Angry Birds Space HD and Draw Something after updating SpellTower this week and dropping its price to 99 cents. The game ranks third in today's rankings, leading over Gameloft's recently released Shark Dash and Sega's strategy title Total War Battles.
Rockstar's Max Payne Mobile reports a steep drop in popularity after premiering at third place last week, and finishes tenth in its second week. Activision's Skylanders Cloud Patrol also sees a considerable slowdown in sales, landing at ninth after previously claiming fourth place.