It's not too hard to find the bestselling titles on the App Store, but what about the highest-quality examples?
Qi then collates the critiques, applies a magic formula, and delivers a single definitive Qi score for each iPhone game and app.
Links to all the individual reviews are included, too, for those readers wanting more detail.
In order to provide a regular marker of the critical zeitgeist, Qi rounds up the Top 10 iPhone games and Top 10 iPhone apps released each month.
Here is April 2012's critically acclaimed selection...
Qi's Top 10 iPhone games of April 2012
|1||Draw Something Free||9.5||3|
|2||Dofus: Battles 2||9.2||4|
|4||Epic Astro Story||9.0||6|
|8||Skylanders Cloud Patrol||8.6||7|
Qi's Top 10 iPhone apps of April 2012
|1||Little Bird Tales App||10.0||2|
|2||Sing to Learn English 1||10.0||2|
|4||See It - Video Magnifier||9.4||2|
|5||FileMaker Go 12 for iPhone||9.4||2|
|7||SYS Activity Manager||9.2||2|
|8||I Know What You Think||9.2||2|
|9||PIR - PronounceItRight||9.2||2|
|10||Alarm Clock - One Touch||9.1||2|
(N.B. The games chart is based on titles released and reviewed in the last month. The apps charts is based on titles reviewed in the last three months.
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.)