Words With Friends, Hidden Chronicles lead this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by DAU

Words With Friends and Hidden Chronicles top this week’s list of fastest-growing Facebook games by daily active users.

Interesting activity is showing up farther down the rankings this week as EA’s newly-launched Risk: Factions begins its climb and Kixeye’s Facebook favorite Backyard Monsters sees a resurgence in traffic thanks to an expansion rolled out in the game last week. We’re also seeing a bit of movement from Gardens of Time, which may or may not have anything to do with Zynga and Vostu’s recent entry in the hidden object genre.

Top Gainers This Week – Games

1.  Words With Friends8,400,000+600,000+ 8%
2.  Hidden Chronicles790,000+400,000+ 103%
3.  Tetris Battle3,300,000+200,000+ 6%
4.  المزرعة السعيدة1,700,000+200,000+ 13%
5.  Bejeweled Blitz3,200,000+100,000+ 3%
6.  Bubble Island2,400,000+100,000+ 4%
7.  Bubble Witch Saga4,100,000+100,000+ 3%
8.  Diamond Dash3,600,000+100,000+ 3%
9.  DoubleDown Casino – Free Slots, Blackjack & Poker1,400,000+100,000+ 8%
10.  Empires & Allies2,600,000+100,000+ 4%
11.  Games1,800,000+100,000+ 6%
12.  Gardens of Time2,000,000+100,000+ 5%
13.  Slotomania – Slot Machines1,800,000+100,000+ 6%
14.  Top Eleven – Be a Football Manager1,100,000+100,000+ 10%
15.  Backyard Monsters680,000+90,000+ 15%
16.  RISK: Factions90,000+87,000+ 2,900%
17.  Social Empires930,000+80,000+ 9%
18.  Okey530,000+70,000+ 6%
19.  Pool Live Tour950,000+60,000+ 7%
20.  Games on Mindjolt750,000+50,000+ 7%

All data in this post comes from our traffic tracking service, AppData. Stay tuned for our look at the top emerging apps on Friday.

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