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Qualityindex.com reveals the top 10 critically acclaimed Android games and apps of July 2014

Because best-selling doesn't necessarily mean best quality!


For Immediate Release

London, UK - 8th August, 2014 - Steel Media Ltd

If you were wondering what the best reviewed Android games and apps on the web last month were, here's the  Android Quality Index  round-up for July to fill you in.

The  Android Quality Index boasts over 250,000 scores from the world's best websites, such as  148AppsPocket Gamer, and  Gamezebo, and uses a unique metric to create a single definitive score for each Android title.

Here are July 2014's top selections...

Quality Index  Top 10 Android games July 2014

        GAME NAME                    PUBLISHER                        Qi    
1 Traps n' Gemstones Donut Games 9.8
2 Wayward Souls Noodlecake Studios Inc 8.9
3 Catcha Catcha Aliens! Hotsauce 8.9
4 Need A Hero Alis Games 8.9
5 Skyline Skaters Tactile Entertainment 8.6
6 Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake Cartoon Network 8.5
7 Wave Wave Noodlecake Studios Inc 8.2
8 Beyond Gravity Qwiboo Ltd 8.1
9 GlowGrid Zut Games 8.1
10 Transworld Endless Skater SuperVillain Studios 8.0

Quality Index  Top 10 Android apps July 2014

        APP NAME                    PUBLISHER                        Qi    
1 360 Security - Antivirus FREE Qihu 360 Software Co., LTD(QIHU) 9.3
2 Rugo - Icon Pack GSeth 9.2
3 Solo Launcher - Smooth & Smart Solo Launcher Team 9.1
4 Fleksy Keyboard + Emoji Fleksy 9.0
5 Parallels Access Parallels 9.0
6 HandWrite Pro Note & Draw Handwrite Note and Draw, Notieren und Zeichnen 8.8
7 Confide Confide 8.8
8 Echo Notification Lockscreen DoubleLabs 8.7
9 Countdown Plus Widgets Lite Apps Beyond LLC 8.5
10 Cleaner -Master Optimizer Free IGNIS AMERICA, INC. 8.3

(N.B. The monthly games chart is based on titles released and reviewed in the last month. The apps chart is based on titles reviewed over the last three months. Hence, this is not a cumulative chart and earlier released titles may have higher scores.)

Traps n' Gemstones was the run-away winner at the top of the July Qi Android game chart. It's a lovingly crafted adventure-platformer set in a sprawling pyramid packed full of interconnected spatial puzzles. Next up, at number two, is Wayward Souls, an ambitious roguelike action-RPG with random dungeons and countless imaginatively drawn monsters to slay. There are monsters of a different, altogether cuter kind at number six. Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake from Cartoon Network is a charming puzzler that expertly borrows much of its look and feel from Nintendo's Zelda series. Down at number seven, finally, we have Wave Wave - the latest example of the twitch gaming craze that's sweeping through mobile. Dodge up and down in a strikingly jagged world, and stay alive for as long as possible.

Security is particularly important to Android users, which is probably why 360 Security - Antivirus FREE takes the number one spot on the July Qi Android app chart. It provides protection from viruses and privacy risks for free. At number three we have the recently updated Solo Launcher, one of the slickest and most popular new launchers for Android. It transforms your Android navigation experience into an attractive and highly customisable one. Down at number four we have Fleksy Keyboard, which is one of the fastest custom keyboards on the Google Play Store. It helped break the Guinness World Record for fastest typing earlier in the year, you know. Parallels Access, at number five, lets you access your Windows or Mac applications and files from your Android devices, wherever you are in the world. Never be caught without that important file or document again!

We'll continue to provide an updated listing each and every month, together with a round-up of the year. For all the up-to-date information on which Android games, apps, and publishers are reviewing best, head on over to the  Android Quality Index now.

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About Steel Media

Steel Media is a leading mobile consumer technology publisher based in the UK. With a team boasting over 50 years of experience in consumer and contract publishing, the company currently publishes Europe's biggest mobile and handheld gaming website  PocketGamer.co.uk, the leading mobile games industry portal  PocketGamer.biz, and consumer friendly mobile entertainment site  PocketPicks.co.uk. Steel Media also runs the  iPhone Alliance and SmartphoneAlliance advertising networks, syndicates content to mobile operators and handset manufacturers, and provides a range of editorial, design, and other contract publishing services to a number of leading blue chip brands.

For further information on the Pocket Gamer network or Steel Media, contact MD  Chris James.


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