Tapulous's Tap Tap Revenge has been on a winning streak from the day it was introduced, which seems like ages ago (it's been 10 months). According to a new report from comScore, a market research firm, Tapulous's immensely popular music game has the largest installed base among applications downloaded from the Apple App Store. Thirty-four percent App Store shoppers have installed Tap Tap Revenge as of the end of February 2009, comScore says.
comScore's review of the top 25 most heavily penetrated apps illustrates the importance of gaming to on the iPod touch and the iPhone. Twelve out of the 25 most popular mobile apps are games, which includes classics such as Hangman and Pac-man, and more non-conventional titles such as Cube Runner and Crazy Penguin Catapult. Among non-gaming applications, Stylem Media's Backgrounds applications had the highest installed base, followed closely by the top social networking applications, Facebook and MySpace Mobile.