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 iPad 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 iPad games and Top 10 iPad apps released each month.
Here is April 2012's critically acclaimed selection...
Qi's Top 10 iPad games of April 2012
|2||Avernum: Escape From the Pit HD||8.9||4|
|7||Saving Private Sheep 2||8.7||5|
Qi's Top 10 iPad apps of April 2012
|1||Little Bird Tales App||10.0||2|
|2||Sing to Learn English 1||10.0||2|
|3||See It - Video Magnifier||9.4||2|
|4||Skitch for iPad||9.2||2|
|5||PIR - PronounceItRight||9.2||2|
|6||I Know What You Think||9.2||2|
|7||SYS Activity Manager||9.2||2|
|8||Teacher's Assistant Pro||9.0||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.)