This past year has brought many great apps to the iPhone. Given Apple’s focus on the iPhone as a competitive gaming device, it’s no surprise to see that the top 10 selling apps of 2010 are all games. The top selling apps of the year have proven to be highly entertaining and provide hours of fun for a very little cost.
Mac App Store Review has compiled a list of the top selling iPhone apps of 2010. Many of these apps may already be installed on your iPhone, while others may be waiting to be discovered by you.
1. Angry Birds ($0.99)
If you haven’t gotten your hands on Angry Birds yet you’re missing out. There’s a reason this highly addictive game was the best seller in 2010 and has great reviews on the Mac App Store.
After stealing all the precious eggs, the birds have launched an assault on the snorting, green pigs. Slingshot your army across the field to knock down their mighty towers.
2. Doodle Jump ($0.99)
Launch your character through hand-drawn levels while attacking enemies and dodging obstacles.
This app brings a school-age style and a simple user interface together to create an app that brings instant fun.
3. Skee-Ball ($0.99)
This remake of the classic arcade game is simple enough to play but is just as fun as the original. Flick the ball up the alley with your finger and aim for those coveted corner 100 point shots.
4. Bejeweled 2 + Blitz ($0.99)
I first discovered this game through the popular Facebook game. Play Bejeweled in one minute rounds, racing to get the highest score.
This app will allow you to link with your Facebook account and maintain a single scoreboard, allowing you to compete against your friends on the computer or on the go.
5. Fruit Ninja ($0.99)
Slice the fruit with your finger as it falls across your screen in another app with simple gameplay. With it’s smooth, responsive interface and fun graphics Fruit Ninja is an instant hit.
6. Cut The Rope ($0.99)
Cut The Rope is one of the few ‘lite’ apps that have led me to an instant full version purchase. Feed the delicious candy treat to the little monster by cutting the rope in just the right spot. Drop the candy or let the spiders get to it and your green friend will be in tears.
7. Gamebox 1 ($0.99)
Love good deals? How about 37 apps for the price of one? This single app contains 37 classics in once central app. From AC-310 Spectre to Tomb Evader, this app is full of 37 instant hits!
8. The Moron Test ($0.99)
Test your mental skills with a series of tricky puzzles. Don’t let the simplicity of the app trick you… the simplest question may be the hardest to answer!
9. Plants vs. Zombies ($2.99)
Popcap sells some of the best games for the iPhone and computer platforms, so it’s no surprise that Plants vs. Zombies is an instant winner. Use pea shooting plants to defend against a never-ending onslaught of zombies.
Strange? Yes. Boring? No.
10. Pocket God ($0.99)
Love being in control? Try being a God to all the natives on your own small island! New episodes are constantly being added with frequent free updates.