Qualityindex.com reveals the top 10 critically acclaimed iPhone games and apps of September 2012


For Immediate Release

London, UK - 10th October 2012 - Steel Media Ltd

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

The iPhone Quality Index boasts over 200,000 scores from the world's best websites, such as  148AppsPocket Gamer, and  What's On iPhone, and uses a unique metric to create a single definitive score for each iPhone title.

Here are  September 2012's top selections...

Quality Index  Top 10 iPhone games September 2012

1   Poker Tools   Appgranula 10
2   FIFA 13   Electronic Arts 9.5
3   God of Blades   White Whale Games 9.2
4   Gingy   Oleg Kapitonov 9.1
5   Rayman Jungle Run   Ubisoft 9.0
6   Blast-A-Way   Illusion Labs 8.9
7   Bad Piggies   Rovio 8.9
8   Crafty Creatures   Chillingo 8.8
9   Pocket Trucks   Ganymede Sp. 8.7
10   Linkies                                   VisualDreams Handelsbolag 8.7

Quality Index  Top 10 iPhone apps to September 2012

1   Super Nanny App   Cold Comfort Media             10 
2   Life-Clock   Multimedia by Chris 10
3   MyTopFans for Facebook   Dixapp 10
4   Loopr Live Loop Composer   Loopr 10
5   SomeCaps   Applet Studios 10
6   Indie Shuffle   Indie Shuffle 10
7   RockPlayer2   Shanghai ChangeTech Co. 10
8   All Gone App   Music Technology 10
9   Cool A Guitar   MEET Studio CO. 10
10   Dandelion   Protein 10

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

As far as traditional games go this month, EA’s FIFA 13 tops the iPhone Qi league table for September 2012, though it does trail the poker assistant app Poker Tools overall. In good news for soccer fans worldwide, EA’s latest footy update has improved its teamwork, finally supplying online play. Following close behind EA's footballing masterclass, God of Blades brings a dose of epic fantasy and prog rock excess to the endless-runner market. Speaking of running, Rayman Jungle Run - at #5 - has been winning plaudits for its stunning take on the platforming speedrun genre. Down in seventh place, meanwhile, Rovio’s latest smash hit Bad Piggies fully justifies the hype with its gleefully slapdash physics-puzzling fare.

By comparison, things are a little more docile at the top of the iPhone Qi September app charts, with Nanny App helping first-time parents with advice on everything from feeding to fun activities with your tot. One thing it doesn’t hand busy parents is guidance on time management, though that’s supplied by the Life Clock productivity app in second place. Meanwhile, Indie Shuffle might sound like a dance technique, but it’s actually a music discovery app that makes recommendations based on your favourite artists. And the music theme continues in seventh place with RockPlayer2 - a flexible media player with gesture-based controls. If we started this month's app chart round-up with an tool for parents, then Dandelion is definitely one for the kids. It’s a lovely interactive story which helps little ones to deal with bullying through the use of their imagination - and a little puffing and prodding of an iOS device.

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 iPhone games, apps, and publishers are reviewing best, head on over to the  iPhone Quality Index  now.

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About Steel Media

Steel Media is a leading mobile consumer technology publisher based in the UK. With a team boasting over 50 years of experience in consumer and contract publishing, the company currently publishes Europe's biggest mobile and handheld gaming website  PocketGamer.co.uk, the leading mobile games industry portal  PocketGamer.biz, and consumer friendly mobile entertainment site  PocketPicks.co.uk. Steel Media also runs the  iPhone Alliance and Smartphone Alliance advertising networks, syndicates content to mobile operators and handset manufacturers, and provides a range of editorial, design, and other contract publishing services to a number of leading blue chip brands.

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