Qualityindex.com reveals the top 10 critically acclaimed iPhone games and apps of May 2011

London, UK - 2nd June 2011 - Steel Media Ltd

If you were wondering what the best reviewed iPhone games and apps on the web last month were, here's the  Quality Index  ( Qi) round-up for May to fill you in.

Qualityindex.com boasts over 70,000 scores from the world's best websites, such as  148AppsPocket Gamer, and  TouchGen, and uses a unique metric to create a single definitive score for each iPhone title.

Here are  May 2011's top selections...

Quality Index Top 10 iPhone games May 2011

1   First Touch Soccer   X2 Games 9.2
2   Chaos Rings Omega   Square Enix 9.0
3   Supermarket Mania 2   G5 Entertainment 8.7
4   Tower Defense: Lost Earth   Com2uS 8.5
5   Dofus: Battles   Ankama 8.5
6   Bumpy Road   Simogo 8.4
7   Firefly Hero   Alex Blaj 8.4
8   Frisbee Forever   Kiloo 8.3
9   Foodies   Nano Titans 8.2
10   Nuts!   Lmbic Software 8.2

Quality Index Top 10 iPhone apps to May 2011

1   Beauty Check   cerasus.media 10
2   Japanese   codefromtokyo 9.7
3   AppZapp   ConIT 9.6
4   Fotopedia Paris   Fotonauts 9.6
5   AppZilla 2 - 100 in 1!   Fossil Software 9.6
6   iSSH - SSH / VNC Console   Zinger-Soft 9.4
7   Video Time Machine   Original Victories 9.4
8   Book Crawler   Jaime Stokes 9.3
9   Pixel It   Mr B. Ware 9.2
10   Lucid Dreaming&Sleep   SDH 9.0

(N.B. The monthly games chart is based on titles released and reviewed in the last month. The apps chart is based on titles released and reviewed over the last three months. Hence, this is not a cumulative chart and earlier released titles may have higher scores.)

While the mesmeric Lionel Messi and his Barcelona brethren deservedly lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy on Saturday, the backroom staff over at X2 Games has reason to celebrate, too, as its universally praised  First Touch Soccer took home Qi's trinket for top iPhone game of May. The star of Squeenix's captivating RPG prequel Chaos Rings Omega Veig, meanwhile, had to overcome opponents in the Arc Arena and evade the attentions of Kiloo's highflying Frisbee Forever to claim second place on our leaderboard this month.

According to the mysterious Dr Deanfield and cerasus.media, beauty isn't necessarily in the eye of the beholder, but rather in the distance between the eyes, mouth, hair line, chin, and ears. Compare your mug with minor celebrities in the Dr's table-topping Beauty Check app and publish the astonishing results on Facebook and Twitter. One of the most beautiful Japanese actresses in, well, Japan is Nagasaku Hiromi, a lady for whom it'd certainly be worth learning and memorising the 159,000 entries and 12,000 kanji in codefromtokyo's English / Japanese iPhone dictionary!

We'll continue to provide an updated listing each and every month, together with a round-up of the year. For all the up-to-date information on which games, apps, and publishers are reviewing best, head on over to the  Quality Index  now.

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About Steel Media

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