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Aggregated iphone game charts (ratings/revenue)?!

09-11-2009, 09:12 AM
#1
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 3
Aggregated iphone game charts (ratings/revenue)?!

Hi community,

I am writing a master thesis on "mobile gaming experience". Therefore I run some tests with iphone/ipod games. Right now I need to choose which games to test.

I am looking for an aggregation of:
- most sold games
- best rated games
- etc.

All I can find so far is Apple's 2008 press release and a dozen blogs with subjective top-10 ratings.

Any idea where else to look?
09-11-2009, 12:07 PM
#2
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by spiffyone View Post
Also, for "top" rated (as in critically acclaimed) iPhone/touch games, I'd go with "professional" review sites. IGN, pocketgameruk, etc.
That's what I am doing right now. But the dataset is very heterogenous. Maybe I will just stick with popular and succesfull games from 2008, where I have more sources avaliable.

Then again, I would have to recruit my subjects with a screener who ensures, that they don't know the games yet.

Ah, game research can be a real pain in the ***
09-11-2009, 12:08 PM
#3
Joined: Feb 1983
Location: Barcelona
Posts: 1,268,692
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09-12-2009, 02:30 AM
#4
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 3
Quote:
Originally Posted by Hodapp View Post
that's a nice tool. I would need something like that with all Apps (as I cannot add them all by hand).