Qualityindex.com reveals the top 10 critically acclaimed iPad games and apps of February 2013


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London, UK - 6th March 2013 - Steel Media Ltd

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

The  iPad Quality Index boasts over 100,000 scores from the world's best websites, such as  148AppsPocket Gamer, and  AppSpy, and uses a unique metric to create a single definitive score for each iPad title.

Here are  February 2013's top selections...

Quality Index  Top 10 iPad games February 2013

1   Little Inferno   Experimental Gameplay Group 8.9
2   Toy Story: Smash It   Disney 8.6
3   Word Up Dog   Sarah Northway 8.6
4   Year Walk   Simogo 8.5
5   Spunk and Moxie   Tilt Studios 8.5
6   Rock Blocker   Everplay 8.4
7   Cordy 2   SilverTree Media 8.3
8   Penumbear   Bulkypix 8.3
9   Pixel People   Chillingo 8.2
10   Feast or Famine                            X4 Games 8.2



Quality Index  Top 10 iPad apps to February 2013

1            Discworld: The Ankhmorpork Map   Random House                                                                                      10       
2   Weather Tune   Rory Buckley 10
3   He is She is   GRsoft Labs 9.4
4   Geo Challenge - Flags, Maps and Geography Learning Game for Kids   Xing 9.4
5   Nigellissima   Random House 9.2
6   Sift   Smartshoppr 9.0
7   Versu   Linden Research 9.0
8   Sara Jenkins' New Italian Pantry   Mizaplas 9.0
9   Orphion   Bastus Trump 9.0
10   Stream of Consciousness   Aphelion Studios 8.6



(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.)

Experimental Gameplay Group's  Little Inferno takes the top spot in the iPad Qi game chart for February with its highly subversive ways. What appears at first to be a cute timewaster, you see, soon reveals itself to be a cutting satire of pointless freemium games. Ouch! Word Up Dog, meanwhile, is a completely fresh take on the humble word game, in which you take control of a hip hop-spouting dog (yes, you read that right) and dig for hidden letters. 'You digggg?' Ah, forget it. Down in sixth place, we have some interstellar multiplayer action in Everplay's Rock Blocker. It's a retro-tinged twin-stick shooter with some neat same-device co-operative and competitive modes. Coming back down to earth for a second, Cordy 2 plants its feet firmly on the #7 spot. It follows in the successful footsteps of the original Cordy by serving up yet more sumptuous 3D platforming gameplay.

Topping the iPad Qi app chart for February is Discworld: The Ankh-Morpork Map, which lets you explore a portion of Terry Pratchett's imaginative and wickedly humorous universe. It's like Google Maps, but funny and usable offline. We all like to indulge in a spot of coffee table psychology, so there's little surprise that He is She is has risen all the way to #3 on the apps chart this month. Create profiles for those around you and figure out what's making them tick in GRsoft Labs's handy tool. In the #4 berth is Geo Challenge, a great and colourful way for kids to learn geography. Spin the globe, explore new countries, and hear greetings in various languages. Speaking of culture, Nigellisima helps Nigella Lawson spread her particularly posh home cooking message to the Android masses.

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

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