Apple has announced the Korean App Store’s Top Apps for 2012. Apps were ranked in each category for both free, paid, iPhone and iPad. Action Movie FX was selected as app of the year and Rayman Jungle Run was selected as game of the year. For iPad, Paper by 53 was selected as the top app and The Room took the top place for games.
Several well known startups were also featured throughout the list and Ablar Company’s Reservation King – Poing and Team Europe’s Yogiyo service were both included in the ‘Disruptive Services’ category. The developer of Dragon Flight, NextFloor was also featured in the ‘Fun Runners’ category with its game IX-Runner and JellyBus’s PicsPlay Pro made the ‘Photo & Video Magic’ list against international apps such as Apple’s own iPhoto.
Here are some of the rankings for Korea’s App Store.
iPhone Free App Top 10
1. YouTube Google, Inc.
2. Instagram, Burbn, inc.
3. Draw Something Free, OMGPOP, Inc.
4. Flashlight ⓞ, iHandy Inc.
5. Facebook , Facebook, Inc.
6. Pandora Radio, Pandora Media, Inc.
7. Temple Run, Imangi Studios, LLC
8. Pinterest Pinterest, Inc.
9. Twitter, Twitter Inc.
10. Skype, Skype
iPhone Paid Top 10
1. Angry Birds Space, Rovio Entertainment Ltd
2. WhatsApp Messenger, WhatsApp Inc.
3. Draw Something, OMGPOP, Inc.
4. Camera+ tap tap tap LLC
5. Where’s My Water? Walt Disney
6. Angry Birds Star Wars, Rovio Entertainment Ltd
7. Fruit Ninja, Halfbrick
8. Angry Birds, Rovio Entertainment Ltd
9. Bejeweled, PopCap
10. TETRIS® Electronic Arts Inc.
iPad Free Top 10
1. Skype for iPad, Skype Communications S.a.r.l
2. Temple Run, Imangi Studios, LLC
3. Facebook, Facebook, Inc.
4. Netflix, Netflix, Inc.
5. The Weather Channel® for iPad, The Weather Channel
6. Draw Something Free, OMGPOP, Inc.
7. Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks, AMZN Mobile LLC
8. Pandora Radio, Pandora Media Inc.
9. Angry Birds HD Free, Rovio Entertainment
10. Calculator Pro for iPad Free, MYW Productions
iPad Paid Top 10
1. Angry Birds Space HD, Rovio Entertainment Ltd
2. Where’s My Water? Walt Disney
3. Pages, Apple Inc.
4. Draw Something, OMGPOP, Inc.
5. Notability – Take Notes & Annotate PDFs with Dropbox & Google Drive Sync Ginger Labs, Inc.
6. Angry Birds Star Wars HD, Rovio Entertainment Ltd
7. iPhoto Apple Inc.
8. Minecraft – Pocket Edition Mojang AB
9. Where’s My Perry? Walt Disney
10. Words With Friends HD Zynga Mobile