Top of the month: 5 most reviewed and rated apps in August

The summer is over, days are becoming shorter, but we at MetricsCat still remember the hot August. Let’s look at the Top reviewed and rated apps of the month.

So, who was working hard during summer to reach the app store top?

An absolute winner in our chart of the most reviewed apps on the AppStore over the past four months remains the app Candy Crash Saga with over 70k reviews in August and we must say “Well done, guys!” to its developers, Limited.

The other 4 most reviewed apps on AppStore are:

But if you look at the apps with highest rating, you won’t find any of them.

The highest rating in August got:

  1. The Tribez HD – a great citybuilder by Game Insight.
  2. … for Kakao – Koreans love their game makers
  3. Injustice: Gods Among Us – a cool looking fighting game
  4. The Simpsons™: Tapped Out – a famous citybuilder with DONUTS
  5. iHeartRadio – Free Music & Radio Stations – finally at least not a game, but a radio app here

Let’s see which apps were popular on Google Play!

Here top reviewed and top rated apps are absolutely different as well!

Top reviewed:

Top rated:

Twitter and Facebook are no surprise to see here, while Prehistoric Park Builder and Star Girl are definitely nice new apps that made it in August.

As you can see games and social media apps were extremely popular in August.

This is a trend for a long time already, and seems like will stay for a long time: people spend most of their time on mobile playing games and networking in social media.

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Most reviewed apps on Apple App Store in May 2013

Have you ever wondered what apps other people review most?

Apple App Store ranking is great but it does not provide this information. Well, we at MetricsCat Mobile Analytics know the number of reviews for any moment and also ratings. Today we introduce MetricsCat AppStats: monthly tops for the iOS App Store and Google Play are now available on our website:

Games are most downloaded and reviewed category on the App Store. Data from MetrisCat shows that out of 50 most reviewed apps 36 are games. Candy Crush Saga, the most downloaded game in May 2013, also tops the review chart with 57 893 reviews added during a month. In total the game has already 674 688 reviews.


What is surprising is that Candy Crush Saga from was rated only with 2.94 stars in May while in March the average rating given by 49 560 reviewers was 4.67. The reason? Read here what reviewers say about the game (bad emotions filter is used).

You can sort Top 50 by ratings or by the number of reviews written in the given month. Here is the iOS App Store Top sorted by ratings:

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Besides games Instagram, Gmail and Tumblr apps made it to Top 10 highest rated & most reviewed apps in the iOS App Store. Other non-game apps in Top 50 are Spotify, Facebook Messenger, Vine, Twitter, eBay, Kik Messenger, Facebook, Calorie Counter, Path, Whatsapp Messenger and Viber.

SourceMetricsCat AppStats