The iPhone Quality Index boasts over 200,000 reviews from websites like 148Apps, Pocket Gamer, and AppGamer, and uses a unique metric to create a single definitive score for each iPhone title.
June's iPhone Qi gaming chart saw East and West collide in an explosion of spinning shurikens and soggy six-shooters.
Oriental endless-runner GoNinja has flitted straight into the #1 spot, with gaming gurus taking a shine to its handsome anime stylings, non-stop action, and impressive body count.
Headbutting their way into second place, meanwhile, come the underwater cowboys of casual RPG Squids Wild West, whose aquatic antics have made a big - ahem - splash in critical circles.
However, if you want to see all civilisations crumble - regardless of their position on the map - then movie-themed match-three puzzler WarGames: WOPR might be the game for you. Be-Rad Entertainment's puzzling sensation received enough positive feedback from across the iPhone universe to make it into third place on our monthly list.
Qi's Top 10 iPhone games of June 2012
|2||Squids Wild West||9.2||5|
|5||New Star Soccer||9.0||3|
|6||Little Things Forever||8.9||7|
N.B. While we only display the average score to one decimal place, the list is generated to further significant figures. We just don't show them all.
And, naturally, this is a static graph based on live listings which are subject to constant change as new releases and reviews emerge.
In order to provide a regular marker of the critical zeitgeist, however, we will continue to round up the best of the iPhone games released each month to provide the definitive Quality Index top ten.
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