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iPhone: Apple announces top downloads of 2008

12-02-2008, 03:18 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: The Netherlands
Posts: 1,351
Apple announces top downloads of 2008

Top Paid Games:
  1. Texas Hold’em
  2. Moto Chaser
  3. Crash Bandicoot: Nitro Kart 3d
  4. Super Monkey Ball
  5. Cro-Mag Rally
  6. Enigmo
  7. Air Hockey
  8. Bejeweled 2
  9. Flick Bowling
  10. Line Rider iRide
Top Free Games:
  1. Tap Tap Revenge
  2. Labrynth Lite Edition
  3. Sol Free Solitaire
  4. iBowl
  5. Pac-Man Lite
  6. Touch Hockey:FS5
  7. Cannon Challenge
  8. Audi A4 Driving Challenge
  9. Sudoku
  10. reMovem
Source: http://www.mobilecrunch.com/2008/12/02/apple-announces-top-10-iphone-app-downloads-of-2008/
(Also for the top 10 lists for other categories.)

I thought SMB would be higher in the list, and that Trism would be in there.

Makes me wonder how the list would look like if similar lists would be made with just the downloads from the TouchArcade forum members.

12-02-2008, 03:52 PM
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: PA, USA
Posts: 744
Well, the majority of these apps were the first ones available for the iPhone giving them a clear advantage over newer apps.
12-02-2008, 04:17 PM
Joined: Jul 2008
Location: Boston
Posts: 1,268
funny how Texas Hold em, an app developed by Apple is always # 1, as it was always # one in paid top 25 or at least in the top 10

i wonder if that was placement, or if the game really did sell enough to maintain its top 10 position, which would of brought in more sales

but texas hold em is a popular game in general

im not complaining, i purchased it and enjoyed it,
12-02-2008, 04:30 PM
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 1,393
I never fell for the $5 Texas hold 'em app. I found thtouch, best hold 'em game on the touch for the the price ($1) with a great control scheme. I do, however, own about 7 or 8 of the top 10 paid apps.