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Top iPad Game Apps:  Dark Meadow  Emerges As Top Seller

Top iPad Game Apps: Dark Meadow Emerges As Top Seller

October 7, 2011 | By Danny Cowan

[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with Dark Meadow, Jaws Revenge and Pioneer Lands HD currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]

This week's top paid titles are:

1. Where's My Water? ($0.99)
2. Angry Birds Seasons HD ($1.99)
3. Dark Meadow ($5.99)
4. Angry Birds HD ($4.99)
5. Jelly Defense ($0.99)
6. Jaws Revenge ($0.99)
7. Fruit Ninja HD ($2.99)
8. Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD ($0.99)
9. Angry Birds Rio HD ($2.99)
10. Cut the Rope HD ($1.99)

Disney's Where's My Water? and Rovio's Angry Birds Seasons HD rank as the iPad's fastest-selling apps for the second week in a row, as Phosphor Games Studio's survival horror title Dark Meadow takes third place in its premiere week.

Madfinger Games' third-person shooter Shadowgun drops out of the top ten after a promising debut last week, while Fuse Powered Inc's recently released Jaws sequel Jaws Revenge finishes ahead of Fruit Ninja HD and a price-dropped Asphalt 6 at sixth place.

Here are this week's top free iPad applications:

1. Pioneer Lands HD
2. Six Towers HD
3. Veggie Samurai HD
4. My Country
5. Mr Giggle 2 HD Lite
6. Angry Birds HD Free
7. Mouse Maze
8. Drawn: Dark Flight HD
9. Hungry Shark Trilogy HD
10. PES 2012: Pro Evolution Soccer

Nevosoft's Old West-themed strategy title Pioneer Lands HD ranks as the iPad's top free app this week, beating last week's chart leader Six Towers HD.

QuantumSquid's Fruit Ninja clone Veggie Samurai HD takes third place during a limited-time free download promotion, as Game Insight's Android hit My Country finishes fourth after its recent App Store debut.

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