[In this weekly column, GameSetWatch rounds up the most popular paid and free iPad gaming applications on the App Store as of today, with Pocket RPG, Reckless Getaway and Lego Harry Potter currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]

This week's top paid titles are:

1. Sid Meier's Pirates! for iPad ($3.99)
2. Angry Birds Seasons HD ($1.99)
3. Trainz Simulator ($0.99)
4. Angry Birds HD ($4.99)
5. Angry Birds Rio HD ($2.99)
6. Cut the Rope HD ($1.99)
7. Fruit Ninja HD ($2.99)
8. Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 ($2.99)
9. UNO HD ($0.99)
10. Asphalt 5 HD ($0.99)

An updated iPad version of the classic PC sim title Sid Meier's Pirates! tops platform sales this week, as Rovio's Angry Birds Seasons HD and N3V's Trainz Simulator trail at second and third place.

Lego Harry Potter continues to rank as a popular pick among App Store customers, while Gameloft claims ninth and tenth with UNO HD and Asphalt 5 HD during a catalog sale.

Here are this week's top free iPad applications:

1. Run, Run, Chicken for iPad
2. Chop Chop Tennis
3. Angry Birds HD Free
4. GT Racing: Motor Academy Free+ HD
5. Mr Giggle HD Lite
6. Rows 3D for iPad Lite
7. Deadlock Online
8. Racing Penguin, Flying Free
9. Fishing Joy HD
10. Mr Giggle 2 HD Lite

Run, Run, Chicken for iPad climbs to first place in the iPad's free charts after debuting at sixth last week, as Gamerizon's Chop Chop Tennis takes second place during a limited-time free download promotion.

Former chart leader Racing Penguin, Flying Free drops to eighth in today's results, meanwhile, as Gameloft's free-to-play racer GT Racing: Motor Academy Free+ HD remains a popular download at fourth place.