Qualityindex.com reveals the top 10 critically acclaimed iPhone games and apps of July 2013

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London, UK - 1st August 2013 - 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 July to fill you in.

The iPhone Quality Index boasts over 250,000 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 July 2013's top selections...

                                                                     Quality Index Top 10 iPhone games July 2013

1   Limbo   Playdead 9.0
2   Star Thief   Paul Ewers 8.9
3   Tiny Thief   Rovio Stars 8.6
4   Hero of Many   Matous Jezek 8.6
5   Lums   Vladimir Hrincar 8.5
6   Delta-V Racing   Spacehopper Studios 8.4
7   Blastron   Kabam 8.4
8   Sky Gamblers: Cold War   Atypical Studios 8.2
9   A Ride Into The Mountains   Lee-Kuo Chen 8.1
10   Riptide GP 2   Vector Unit 8.0

                                                                       Quality Index  Top 10 iPhone apps to July 2013

 1    Whisper for App.net   Riposte                              10
2   Weather Pod   Rory Buckley 10
3   Talking ABC...   Jutiful 9.1
4   Moxtra   Moxtra 9.0
5   IFTTT   IFTTT 9.0
6   PhotoNova 2   Ior an Dyrmishi 9.0
7   Epoch - Effortless Entertainment   Deja.io 8.9
8   uPackingList   Nix Soultions 8.9
9   BandwagonBetty for iPhone   Walkable 8.8
10   LaLa Breakfast   LaLa Lunchbox 8.8

(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.)

It might be called Limbo, but Playdead's atmospheric platform-puzzler is in gaming heaven after finishing atop the July iPhone Qi game chart. Still, the mood remains resolutely downbeat in this dark, melancholic masterpiece. Just below Limbo, we have a double dose of digital kleptomania. In Star Thief, at #2, you hoover up loose stars as quickly as they appear. In Tiny Thie f, at #3, however, you pinch, well, anything that's not nailed down. It's a charming point-and-click adventure from the Rovio Stars stable. Let's end this section as we began, though, with an arty adventure game. In Hero of Many, you guide a bunch of tadpoles to safety in a Limbo-like silhouette world. Swell.

Topping the July iPhone Qi app chart is Whisper for App.net, which helps you keep up with your friends on the go via multi-person chat through an ADN private messaging system. In sixth place this month, PhotoNova 2 enables you to enhance your iPhone photos with a range of stunning special effects (you can even change the background with a green screen tool). Close behind that handy photography tool is Epoch, a beautiful way to browse video content themed around your mood. Finally, LaLa Breakfast helps busy parents plan breakfasts for their kids. It's the most important meal of the day eaten at the busiest time of the day, I hear, so this app is obviously proving to be a massive help.

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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