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

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London, UK - 7th May  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 April to fill you in.

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

 

Quality Index Top 10 Android games April 2012

  GAME NAME PUBLISHER

Qi

1   Temple Run   Imangi Studios 9.1
2   Slime vs. Mushroom2   WestRiver 9.1
3   Ice Age Village   Gameloft 8.7
4   Dark Legends   Spacetime Studios 8.5
5   Shark Dash   Gameloft 8.4
6   Draw Something   OMGPOP 8.4
7   Empire Defense II   GoodTeam 8.4
8   Hambo   Miniclip 8.4
9   Airport Mania HD Free   Lemon Team 8.3
10   Drag Racing: Bike Edition   Creative Mobile           8.2

Quality Index Top 10 Android apps to April 2012

  APP NAME PUBLISHER

Qi
1       Piano Companion: Chords, Scales   Binitex 9.5  
2   Wallbase HD Wallpapers   Tim Clark 9.3
3   JustReader News Key - RSS   Evgeny Nacu 9.3
4   LimoTab - Airport Greeter Sign   RegalLive 9.2
5

  LGZ Player   Pascal Eisele 9.2
6   OU Kosher   Orthodox Union Digital Media 9.2
7   AfterFocus   MotionOne 9.1
8   TuneIn Radio   TuneIn Inc 9.1
9   My Beach HD   DualBoot Games 9.1
10   Max Capacity Training   Max Capacity Training 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.)

 

Making the transition to Android in record-breaking style - and sprinting straight to the top of our game chart - is everyone’s favourite free-to-play time sink Temple Run. Critics agree that this multi-million-downloaded endless-runner deserves the attention it has received from consumers, resulting in a glowing Qi score of 9.1. If you get tired of running and fancy hunkering down and defending some towers, WestRiver's Slime vs. Mushroom2 has done an excellent job of repelling potential usurpers to finish in second place on our April round-up. Alternatively, if managing resources in sub-zero conditions is more your cup of tea, then the highly rated Ice Age Village may put a freeze on your productivity.

Tinkling the ivories at the top of the Android app chart this month, meanwhile, is handy musical assistant Piano Companion: Chords, Scales, which offers budding Beethovens a conveniently portable cheat sheet to facilitate their fingering. Should you be on the hunt for a decent background for your Android blower, however, you might want to cast an eye over Wallbase HD Wallpapers’s well-reviewed collection of high-resolution images. Also, if you want to replicate that shallow focus of DSLR cameras on your smartphone, then AfterFocus provides some rather intuitive post-processing options, which yield surprisingly excellent results.

 

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.

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