November 25, 2011 9:00 AM | Danny Cowan
[In this weekly column, Gamasutra rounds up the most popular paid and free gaming applications on the Android Market as of today, with Great Little War Game, Shadowgun and Turkey Blast Reloaded currently ranking among the platform's top downloads.]
This week's top paid titles are:
1. Cut the Rope ($0.99)
2. Great Little War Game ($2.99)
3. Shadowgun ($4.99)
4. Fruit Ninja ($1.26)
5. UNO ($0.99)
6. Doodle Jump ($0.99)
7. RoboDefense ($2.99)
8. Madden NFL 12 ($4.99)
9. The Moron Test ($0.99)
10. Homerun Battle 3D ($4.99)
Rubicon Development's recently released turn-based strategy title Great Little War Game challenges reigning sales champion Cut the Rope in today's chart results, and outsells Madfinger's third-person shooter Shadowgun at second place.
Halfbrick's Fruit Ninja and Gameloft's UNO continue to report strong sales at fourth and fifth place, while recent favorites like The Sims 3 and Duke Nukem 3D drop out of the top ten.
Here are this week's top free Android game applications:
Angry Birds heads the Android Market's free charts for the second week in a row, as DroidHen's defense title Defender moves up to fourth place after taking eighth last week.
Newcomer Turkey Blast Reloaded joins the top ten at sixth, while Italy Games' 3D Bowling returns after an extended chart absence at ninth.