App Store Top Ten: Week of September 13, 2010

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    This week’s top ten sees the debut of Stick Stunt Biker on the list, plus a well-deserved renewed interest in Plants Vs Zombies, which hasn’t graced the list in a long time. Click ahead for reviews, buy links, and more.

    #1: Angry Birds

    Our Score: 4/4

    Our Bottom Line: Destructive physics help make this a very charming puzzler, and the great level variety seals the deal.

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    #2: Slice It!

    Our Score: 3/4

    Our Bottom Line: Even people who hated geometry class are likely to enjoy cutting up shapes in Slice It.

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    #3: Stick Stunt Biker

    Most helpful iTunes review: Excellent game, love the physics Everything works perfect and the controls are dead on.

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    #4: Fruit Ninja

    Our Score: 3/4

    Our Bottom Line: Next time you’re waiting for a haircut, cut up some fruit while you wait. It probably did something to deserve it.

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    #5: Flight Control

    Our Score: 4/4

    Our Bottom Line: Flight Control added a few more maps as well as some new aircraft for a truly complete and must-have iPhone title.

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    #6: Doodle Jump

    Our Score: 3/4

    Our Bottom Line: Doodle Jump is a great microgame for the right price.

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    #7: The Oregon Trail

    Our Score: 3/4

    Our Bottom Line: This heavily modernized Oregon Trail doesn’t elicit much nostalgia, but is still a fun, breezy play.

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    #8: Madden NFL 11

    Our Score: 3/4

    Our Bottom Line: Madden 11 is a few yards shy of absolute greatness, but it’s a good sequel to last year’s standout football game.

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    #9: Plants Vs Zombies

    Our Score: 4/4

    Our Bottom Line: This absorbing and unique take on tower defense, or “flower defense”, is brimming with personality.

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    #10: Skee-Ball

    Our Score: 3/4

    Our Bottom Line: Skee-Ball does just one thing really well, which makes it a good purchase for four quarters.

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