Best-selling Android apps: Vendetta Online, Guerrilla Bob

'Guerrilla Bob' Android app

A look at the top paid applications in the Android Market as recorded on March 21.

1. Vendetta Online
Vendetta Online players pilot spaceships through 3D galaxies while tracking down and killing enemies in this space-themed MMORPG. Players can fight their foes one-on-one or form partnerships with friends and participate in massive online battles.
Price: $0.99
Installs: 1,000 - 5,000
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.guildsoftware.vendetta

2. Robo Defense
Robo Defense is an addictive strategy game. Players keep the enemy from taking control of their tower by purchasing tanks and artillery and strategically positioning them around their territory.
Price: $2.99
Installs: 500,000 - 1,000,000
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.magicwach.rdefense

3. Guerrilla Bob
Players attack with their weapons held high and bullets blazing in this fast-paced, cross-platform multiplayer shooting game. Guerrilla Bob offers multiple game modes including a story mode with non-stop action and storyline twists, and a classic survival mode where wave after wave of baddies fight to take over the closed arena environment.
Price: $2.99
Installs: 1,000 - 5,000
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.angrymobgames.guerrillabob

4. Fruit Ninja
Fruit Ninja is an action game where players swipe their fingers across the screen to slash, squish, splat and splatter fruit. Points are awarded for "tasty destruction" and fruit-slashing combinations. There are multiple game modes including Classic, Zen and Arcade plus unlockable blades, backgrounds and achievements.
Price: AU$1.19 ($1.20)
Installs: 100,000 - 500,000
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.halfbrick.fruitninja

5. PowerAMP Full Version Unlocker
PowerAMP Full Version Unlocker is a "license key" that converts the free, 15-day PowerAMP Music player app trial into a fully functioning music app. Users say the unlocked version of PowerAMP turns their device into a better version of Apple's iPod. The app plays MP3, MP4, m4a, ogg, wma, flac, wav, ape, wv, and tta files and comes with a 10-band graphical equalizer.
Price: $4.99
Installs: 100,000 - 500,000
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.maxmpz.audioplayer.unlock

6. Samurai II: Vengeance THD
The optimized NVIDIA Tegra HD version of Samurai II: Vengeance is a fast-paced, visually rich "hack 'n' slash" game. Players use the virtual joystick to journey across war-scorched countryside, planning their attacks on waves of weapon-wielding enemies. The gory battle scenes are intertwined with environmental puzzles and stunning anime-style comic panels that recount the samurai's story in beautiful hand-drawn detail.
Price: €3.49 ($4.90)
Installs: 1,000 - 5,000
https://market.android.com/details?id=com.madfingergames.SamuraiII

According to Android application tracking company AndroLib there are currently around 290,000 applications in the Google Android Market. The estimated number of applications downloaded in the Android Market is more than 3,760,000,000.
http://www.androlib.com/appstats.aspx