Weekly international iPad apps: Board game, World Cup and e-book apps

The top free iPad application by country* for the week, by number of downloads, recorded on June 21.

1. US
Game Table (games)

Game Table is an application that offers players a range of different board games and card games. The app game pack includes English Draughts, Chess, Reversi and Poker but also enables players to create their own "house rules" so the boards and pieces can be used for any combination of other games.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/game-table/id354172893?mt=8

2. UK
iBooks (books)

iBooks is Apple's proprietary e-reading application. Consumers can use the application to browse through the already large section of e-books available for purchase and download on the iPad. iBooks is also a virtual bookshelf for all your e-book purchases and an e-book reader. Consumer's books are displayed on the virtual bookshelf and can be rearranged according to title, author, category or your own personal reading habits. Users can adjust the screen brightness and font size or can trigger the text-to-voice feature to make reading easier on the eyes.
http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8

3. France
Casse-Briques HD (games)

Casse-Briques HD is a futuristic 3D-adaption of the brick-breaking genre of games made popular in the 1980s. The app offers 16 free levels with three different levels of difficulty. Players can also choose to play the game in 2D or 3D.
http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/casse-briques-hd/id376180482?mt=8

4. Canada
Rogers Live 2010 FIFA World Cup TM (entertainment)

Rogers Live 2010 FIFA World Cup TM lets users watch all 64 World Cup games live on their iPad for free using their 3G or WiFi connection. Games are broadcast in English and French and can be watched without depleting the consumer's data allowance. The app requires that downloaders use a 3G iPad with a Rogers' micro sim.
http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/rogers-live-2010-fifa-world/id376992836?mt=8

5. Japan
iBooks (books)

See "iBooks"
http://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8

6. Australia
Australian Broadcasting Corporation for iPad (news)

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) app comes packed with news, TV shows and entertainment. Users can read news articles and entertainment news, keep informed about current events with 90-second video bulletins, watch selected TV shows, and listen to ABC radio in real time.
http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/australian-broadcasting-corporation/id376620068?mt=8

7. Germany
Game Table (games)

See "Game Table"
http://itunes.apple.com/de/app/game-table/id354172893?mt=8

8. China
iBooks (books)

See "iBooks"
http://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8

9. Italy
Game Table (games)

See "Game Table"
http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/game-table/id354172893?mt=8

10. Korea
iBooks (books)

See "iBooks"
http://itunes.apple.com/kr/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8

(*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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