Qualityindex.com reveals the top 10 critically acclaimed Android games and apps of May 2012

For Immediate Release

London, UK - 8th June 2012 - Steel Media Ltd

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

The  Android Quality Index boasts over 200,000 scores from the world's best websites, such as  AppStormLife of Android, and  Pocket Gamer, and uses a unique metric to create a single definitive score for each Android title.

Here are  May 2012's top selections...

Quality Index  Top 10 Android games May 2012

  GAME NAME PUBLISHER Qi
1   Spoing   games2be 10
2   Civilization War   GameZen 9.4
3   Lunar Racer   Noodlecake Studios 9.4
4   Trainyard   Noodlecake Studios 9.2
5   Lil' Kingdom   Glu Mobile 9.1
6   Jazz: Trump's Journey   Bulkypix 8.7
7   Delver   Priority Interrupt 8.7
8   Machinarium   Hothead Games 8.6
9   Pix'n Love Rush   Bulkypix 8.6
10   New Star Soccer   New Star Games 8.6
 

Quality Index  Top 10 Android apps to May 2012

  APP NAME PUBLISHER Qi
1      My Move   Advanced Interactive      10  
2   Fresh Leaves   maxelus.net 9.8
3   OneBusAway   Joulespersecond.com 9.3
4   Desktop VisualizeR   Bii 9.3
5   CalcTape Smart Calculator   SFR Software 9.3
6   Galaxy - FREE Chat   Mobstudio 9.2
7   ssLauncher   chYK 9.2
8   Snaptastic (Photo Editor)   MCurrent 9.2
9   PhotoCircle   Circle 38 9.2
10   BabyBump Pregnancy Free   Alt12 Apps 9.1
 

(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.)

Android users were spoilt for choice last month, with a large number of high-quality games landing on Google Play during the past four weeks. Springing straight into the top spot is elasticated platform puzzler Spoing, which leapt over all obstacles to become Android Qi’s highest-rated chart entry for May. Meanwhile, social strategy title Civilization War has had players competing for victory on the international battleground - via a series of touchscreen menus, of course. Lunar Racer also made an impression on the surface of the Top 10, leaving a trail of moondust in its wake as it sped to a third-place finish.

Convenience was the theme of May’s highest-rated Android apps. Relocation assistant My Move gained plaudits for its collection of removal companies, cost estimate calculator, and note-taking facilities. For everyday travel, tracking app OneBusAway has found favour with Seattle commuters and Android app critics as an easy way to monitor the public transportation situation. And to make the most of your smartphone’s virtual real estate, Desktop VisualizeR’s home screen customisation suite has given users the chance to create their own shortcuts and widgets, a service which has proved the catalyst for over a million downloads already.

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  Android Quality Index  now.

Know of a great reviews site that should be included?

If you own or know a reputable apps review site that should be added to the  Quality Index, then pop along to our instructions for  getting listed.

Ends

Notes to editors:

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.

For further information on the Pocket Gamer network or Steel Media, contact MD  Chris James.


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.