Emerging free iOS apps: Disney, Pocket Planes and Top Gear

Disney dominates this week’s free app charts with three new apps that allow Comcast subscribers to watch video content from the Disney channel on their phones and iPads. WATCH Disney Channel, WATCH Disney XD and WATCH Disney Junior were all released on June 13 and have shot to No. 1, No. 8 and No. 17 on the free iPhone app chart this week and No. 1, No. 4 and No. 6 on the iPad chart.

Slightly lower on the free app charts NimbleBit’s latest game Pocket Planes hits No. 6 on the iPhone app charts and No. 5 on the iPad app chart after being downloaded more than 500,000 times since its release. For more information on our game, read our interview with NimbleBit co-founder Ian Marsh.

In other notable news, the most popular TV show in the world — BBC’s beloved car program Top Gear makes our roundup this week with its new iOS game, Top Gear: Stunt School Revolution. This week’s No. 16 free iPhone app and No. 13 free iPad app, the racing game is a free-to-play title that allows players to race and customize cars all over the world. The app was released on June 14.

This week’s top free iPhone apps

1.WATCH Disney Channel1=
2.Fair Food Maker – 2▲4
3.Flow Free3▲9
4.Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing4▼2
5.Bag It!5▼2
6.Pocket Planes6▼2
8.WATCH Disney XD8▼1
9.No Zombies Allowed9=
10.Parking Frenzy 2.010▼2
11.XInstaframe 11▲3
13.Survival Run with Bear Grylls13=
15.100 Floors15▲1
16.Top Gear: Stunt School Revolution_________16▲2
17.WATCH Disney Junior17▼2
18.RetailMeNot Coupons18▲2
19.Pic Stitch19▲14
20.Subway Surfers20▼1
21.I’d Cap That21=
22.Temple Run22▲3
23.Rope’n’Fly 223=
24.Madagascar — Join the Circus!24▼2
25.Pandora Radio25▼1

This week’s top free iPad apps

1.WATCH Disney Channel1=
2.Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing2=
3.Flow Free3▲3
4.WATCH Disney XD4▼1
5.Pocket Planes5=
6.WATCH Disney Junior6▼2
7.Skype for iPad7▲2
8.No Zombies Allowed8=
9.National Parks by National Geographic9▼2
10.Probe the Humans10=
12.The Weather Channel® for iPad12▲2
13.Top Gear: Stunt School Revolution13▲6
15.Temple Run15▲2
17.Madagascar — Join the Circus!17▼5
19.Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally appisode_19▼4
20.Survival Run with Bear Grylls20▲1
21.Magic Piano21▼1
22.Fruit Ninja HD Free22▲5
23.Hidden Objects: Gardens of Time23▲6
24.PEOPLE Magazine24▲1
25.SPY mouse HD25▼12


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