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iTunes Rewinds 2009

By , on December 15, 2009

iTunes has rewound 2009 to take a look at some of the best, and highest selling games of 2009.

On the list if best games are some of our familiar favorites; Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor, Real Racing, Sally's Spa, Rolando 2, Call of Duty: World at War; Zombie, Stickwars, Canabalt, and the greatest game ever to please the procrastinating individual; Doodle Jump.

It's great to see such a variety of games being listed, and from both independent and major developers.


The games listed as best of 2009 are as follows:

  • Spider: The Secret of Bryce Manor by Tiger Style.
  • Real Racing by Firemint.
  • Zenonia from GAMEVIL Inc.
  • Ravensword: The Fallen King from Chillingo Ltd.
  • Earth Vs Moon Ep.2: Enter the Perk Shop by Low Five Games.
  • Sally's Spa by Games Cafe Inc. (who are building quite a franchise.)
  • Ragdoll Blaster - A Physics Puzzle by Backflip Studios.
  • Canabalt by Semi Secret Software.
  • Blades of Fury by Gameloft (The number one ranking game on AppSpy for some time now.)
  • DOOM Classic by id Software.
  • Sway by Illusion Labs.
  • geoDefense by Critical Thought Games.
  • Flight Control from Firemint.
  • Alive 4-ever by Meridian.
  • Fantastic Contraption by inXile Entertainment.
  • Samurai: Way of the Warrior by Mad Finger Games.
  • Backbreaker Football by NaturalMotion.
  • Meteor Blitz by Alley Labs.
  • Rolando 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid by ngmoco inc.
  • Star Hogs: Online & Campaign Battles by IUGO Mobile Entertainment.
  • Paper Toss by Backflip Studios.
  • Boost 3D by Jonathan Lanis.
  • Doodle Jump by Lima Sky.
  • Zen Bound by Chillingo Ltd.
  • StickWars by John E. Hartzog.
  • Eliminate Pro by ngmoco inc.
  • Tap Tap Revenge 3 by Tapulous.
  • Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies by Activision Publishings inc.
  • iBomber by Cobra Mobile.
  • Jet Car Stunts by True Axis.

The Top Sellers for 2009 are as follows:

  • The Sims 3 by Electronic Arts.
  • The Oregon Trail by Gameloft
  • Need For Speed Undercover by Electronic Arts.
  • MADDEN NFL 10 by Electronic Arts,
  • Tiger Woods PGA Tour by Electronic Arts.
  • Assasin's Creed - Altair's Chronicles by Gameloft.
  • Flight Control by Firemint.
  • Cooking Mama by TAITO Corporation.
  • Civilization Revolution by 2K Games.
  • Wheel of Fortune by Sony Pictures Television.
  • Peggle by PopCap Games Inc.
  • Sonic The Hedgehod by SEGA
  • Let's Golf! By Gameloft
  • Zombieville USA by Mika Mobile
  • ROCK BAND by Electronic Arts.
  • Myst by Cyan Worlds.
  • 2XL Supercross by 2XL Games Inc.
  • Real Racing by Firemint.
  • Sally's Spa by Games Cafe. Inc.
  • StickWars by John E. Hartzog.
  • Ragdoll Blaster - A Physics Puzzle by Backflip Studios.
  • Deer Hunter 3D by Glu.
  • Fast & Furious the Game by I-play.
  • METAL GEAR SOLID TOUCH by Konami Digital Entertainment.
  • F.A.S.T. - Fleet Air Superiority Training by SGN.
  • 3D Brick Breaker Revolution by Digital Chocolate Inc.
  • Bookworm by PopCap Games Inc.
  • Modern Combat: Sandstorm by Gameloft.
  • DOOM Resurrection by id Software.

It is indeed a busy time for the AppStore, and we look forward to seeing more great games added to this list and for release in 2010! You can watch video reviews for all the games listed here on AppSpy!