Emerging paid iOS apps: Shark Dash, Hambo and SpellTower

This week’s paid charts start with a familiar description — once again, Rovio leads the top paid app chart with Angry Birds Space, holding the No. 1 spot on the iPhone and iPad. However, the momentum behind Zynga’s Draw Something does appear to be slowing as the app drops to No. 3 on the iPhone and iPad charts.

Several new games also posted strong debuts. Gameloft’s Shark Dash takes the No. 4 spot on the iPhone charts and the No. 2 spot on the iPad charts. The $0.99 puzzle game was released on April 19. Miniclip’s Hambo, also a $0.99 game released on April 19 takes the No. 11 spot on the iPhone charts.

Zach Gage’s indie-hit SpellTower also continues to perform strongly, taking the No. 21 spot on the iPhone charts and the No. 6 spot on the iPad charts. Still on sale for $0.99, the strategy word game has been propelled to the top of the paid charts by a strong word-of-mouth campaign.

This week’s top paid  iPhone apps

1.Angry Birds Space1=
2.Flick Home Run !2▲1
3.Draw Something by OMGPOP3▼1
4. Shark Dash4▲1
5.Clear Vision (17+)5▲1
7.WhatsApp Messenger7▲5
8.“Free Music Download Pro” – Downloader and Player_8▲5
9.Fruit Ninja9▼2
10.X Scramble With Friends10▲1
12.Cut the Rope12▼2
14.Kick the Buddy: Second Kick14▼5
15.Angry Birds15▲1
16.Where’s My Water?16▲1
17.Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 1217▲4
18.The Night Sky18=
20.Plants vs. Zombies20▼1
22.Voice Assistant – Just use your voice22▲2
24.THE GAME OF LIFE Classic Edition24▼4
25.MotionX GPS Drive25=

This week’s top paid iPad apps

1.Angry Birds Space HD1▲1
2.Shark Dash2▲2
3.Draw Something by OMGPOP3=
5.Notability – Take Notes & Annotate PDFs 5▲1
7. iPhoto7=
8.Where’s My Water?8▲1
11.Quickoffice Pro HD – edit office documents11▲10
13.Peterson Birds of North America13▼3
14.Angry Birds HD14▼1
17.Skylanders Cloud Patrol17▼6
18.Fruit Ninja HD18▼4
20.Plants vs. Zombies HD20▼1
21.Team Umizoomi Math: Zoom into Numbers HD____21▲2
22.GoodReader for iPad22▲15
23.Food Network Cupcakes!23▼3
24.Flick Home Run ! HD24=
25.Total War Battles25▼3


All data in this post comes from AppData, our traffic tracking service for iOS and Facebook apps. 

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