Weekly international iPhone apps: Rollercoaster Extreme, iBooks, Stone Wars

The top free iPhone applications by country* for the week, by number of downloads, recorded on June 28.

1. US
Rollercoaster Extreme (games)

From the makers of Waterslide Extreme comes the next fast-paced tilting game for the iPhone, Rollercoaster Extreme. Players tilt their device left and right in order to reach for speed bonuses and to move out of the way of oncoming obstacles as they race around eight different rollercoaster tracks.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/rollercoaster-extreme/id377718514?mt=8

2. UK
Rollercoaster Extreme (games)

See ‘Rollercoaster Extreme'
http://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/rollercoaster-extreme/id377718514?mt=8

3. France
Rollercoaster Extreme (games)

See ‘Rollercoaster Extreme'
http://itunes.apple.com/fr/app/rollercoaster-extreme/id377718514?mt=8

4. Canada
Rollercoaster Extreme (games)

See ‘Rollercoaster Extreme'
http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/rollercoaster-extreme/id377718514?mt=8

5. Japan
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 iPhone. iBooks is also a virtual bookshelf for all your e-book purchases and an e-book reader. A consumer's books are displayed on the virtual bookshelf and can be rearranged according to title, author, category or one's 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/jp/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8

6. Australia
Rollercoaster Extreme (games)

See ‘Rollercoaster Extreme'
http://itunes.apple.com/au/app/rollercoaster-extreme/id377718514?mt=8

7. Germany
iBooks (books)

See ‘iBooks'
http://itunes.apple.com/de/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8

8. China
Stone Wars (games)

Players have to master the art of throwing rocks, attacking tribesmen, and puzzle solving to work their way through the platform-strategy game called Stone Wars. Players take it in turns to make their way through the mission-based game, earning points for their clever gaming strategies.
http://itunes.apple.com/cn/app/stone-wars/id335019557?mt=8

9. Italy
iBooks (books)

See ‘iBooks'
http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/ibooks/id364709193?mt=8

10. Korea
?????? (photography)

?????? ("Pudding Face Detector" in English) is an app that uses facial recognition to show you which celebrity you look like. Users can take a picture and submit it or use an existing picture in their library to find out who they resemble.
http://itunes.apple.com/kr/app/id378461555?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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