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 July 2014's critically acclaimed selection...
Qi's Top 10 iPhone games of July 2014
|1||Traps n' Gemstones||9.2||7|
|2||MONSTER HUNTER FREEDOM UNITE for iOS||8.6||9|
|3||Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake||8.6||9|
|4||Disney Checkout Challenge||8.6||3|
|5||World of Tanks Blitz||8.5||8|
|8||Modern Combat 5: Blackout||8.2||11|
Qi's Top 10 iPhone apps of July 2014
|1||Blixt for App.net||10.0||2|
|2||Wine4.Me – Ranking Wines for YOU, personally - Free Version||9.3||2|
|3||Overcast: Podcast Player||9.0||3|
|5||Fly - Edit videos quickly.||8.7||2|
|7||NoteLedge - Take Notes, Memo, Audio and Video Recording||8.6||2|
|9||Lomotif - Instant Music Video Editor||8.3||2|
|10||Mixgram for Instagram - The Best Photo Editor, Art Collage Maker, Cool Pic Frame, Style Effect, Insta Vintage, FX Filters, HD fotos, Funny Cam Blender, Picture Cap & Captions for Instagram, Facebook,||8.3||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.)