Australian iOS games dominate app store

The current top 5 paid apps on the iOS App Store contains not one but three Australian-made games from Firemint and Halfbrick.

The newly released SPY Mouse from Firemint Studios in Melbourne is currently the #1 selling iPhone game, and is receiving very positive reviews. It expands upon the team’s already impressive one-touch simple control scheme, which was pioneered in the hugely successful Flight Control.

Jetpack Joyride, the brand new arcade action title from Halfbrick Studios in Brisbane, is in the second spot after releasing only two days ago.

Finally, Fruit Ninja, also from Halfbrick, is continuing to sell very well and is the fifth top-selling game.

Halfbrick and Firemint are the two of the biggest success stories coming out of Australia amidst a sea of major studio closures, both focusing exclusively on downloadable and handheld independent titles.

SPY Mouse, Jetpack Joyride and Fruit Ninja are all available on the App Store for AUD$0.99.

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