Apple has released lists for the top-selling and top-rated iPhone game apps for 2009, reports Gamasutra. The apps are ranked based on sales and user reviews at the iPhone App Store at iTunes. EA dominates the top five highest grossing game apps for the year, taking four of the slots with apps based on franchises The Sims, Need for Speed, Madden and Tiger Woods PGA. The number two highest grossing game app was Gameloft’s classic remake The Oregon Trail.
Other traditional game publishers making the top ten best-selling games list are Taito with Cooking Mama at number eight, and 2K Games with Civilization Revolution at number nine. With the exception of id’s Doom, the top ten user-rated iPhone game apps for the year were dominated by non-traditional game IP. Gameloft had two titles on the quality-ranked list.
Check out the full lists at Gamasutra.