App Store Top Ten: Week of November 1, 2010

It will surprise no one who has paid attention to the App Store’s top 10 for the past few months that the Angry Birds franchise has taken first and second places on the list this week. Now that the spooky holiday is over, however, it will be interesting to see how Angry Birds Halloween fares this coming week. The rest of the games have all appeared on the list before, but it’s worth noting that we enjoyed every one of them, giving them Good or Must Have scores in our reviews. Check out the full list below.

#1: Angry Birds Halloween

Our Score: 3/4

Our Bottom Line: All the fun of Angry Birds, but more challenging, and with pumpkins.

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#2: 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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#3: Cut the Rope

Our Score: 4/4

Our Bottom Line: Cut the Rope is a charming, challenging, and– most importantly– fun puzzle game that nearly anyone will enjoy.

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#4: 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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#5: Cartoon Wars 2: Heroes

Our Score: 3/4

Our Bottom Line: It’s like leading the cast of XKCD as it goes completely mental on an army of demons.

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#6: Fruit Ninja

Our Score: 4/4

Our Bottom Line: As far as simple pick-up-and-play games go, Fruit Ninja is among the best.

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#7: Trainyard

Our Score: 4/4

Our Bottom Line: Trainyard is a unique puzzle game that gives you tons of content but stays fresh throughout.

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#8: Doodle Jump

Our Score: 3/4

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

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#9: Robot Unicorn Attack Heavy Metal Edition

Our Score: 3/4

Our Bottom Line: If you loved the original, or have a soft spot for speed metal and high score games, this version is for you.

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#10: Reckless Racing

Our Score: 3/4

Our Bottom Line: Reckless Racing is a sharp-looking arcade racer set in the South, but it lacks replay value.

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