Top iPad apps: Candy Crush Saga, Coaster Crazy

iPad users around the world have been building roller coasters with the application "Coaster Crazy" and indulging their virtual sweet tooth with the puzzle game "Candy Crush Saga." Details of these and other most downloaded free iPad apps by country* for the week recorded on November 19 can be found below.

iPad application "Coaster Crazy" ©Apple

01.   USA
Video Tube Free For YouTube (photo and video)
This third-party iOS application enables iPad users to stream and download videos from Google's YouTube.

02.   UK
Coaster Crazy (games)
This roller coaster-building game challenges players to build white knuckle rides around the world to be enjoyed by an eclectic cast of ride enthusiasts including old ladies, mad scientists and even zombies.

03.   France
Candy Crush Saga (games)
This sweets-themed puzzle game challenges players to match together rows of different-colored and different-shaped candy. Players can sync the app with Facebook to share their achievements with their online friends.

04.   Canada
Lost Winds2: Winter of the Melodias (games)
The sequel to the popular Lost Winds game, this app takes players into a fantasy world where they must use their control of the wind to help protect the young Toku on his quest to save his hometown.

05.    Japan
ピアノ HD (music)
Translated loosely into English as "Piano HD," this application allows users to play a variety of musical instruments, including the piano, harp and electric bass, on their iPad.

06.    Australia
Foxtel Go (Entertainment)
This application is designed for users of Australian TV service Foxtel and enables customers to stream Foxtel shows, including live programs, to their iPad.

07.    Germany
Lost Winds2 : Winter of the Melodias (games)
See "Lost Winds2: Winter of the Melodias"

08.   China
笑傲三国 HD (games)
Translated loosely into English as "Defy the three," this semi-historical adventure is set in the "three kingdoms" period of Chinese history and takes players on a military quest to alter the course of history.

09.   Italy
Candy Crush Saga (games)
See "Candy Crush Saga"

10.   Korea
All New Room Escape (games)
This fun escape-style game places players in a variety of rooms, trapped behind a locked door, with only their ingenuity and seemingly random objects to help them escape.

*The countries listed are those markets in which the most iOS devices have been sold worldwide. The list of top ten countries is based on Admob's April 2010 estimate of the worldwide iOS User Distribution.  

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