We’re nearly midway through 2012, which means that it’s time to check in to see how the mobile gaming industry has fared so far this year. While Rovio’s Angry Birds Space has certainly grabbed the most attention from mobile gamers, there are plenty of other quality games to be had on your iPhone or iPad. In this slideshow we’ll break down the top-rated games of 2012 so far according to both App Store user reviews and professional reviewers on Metacritic. Who knows, maybe you’ll discover something you like as much as Fruit Ninja or Cut the Rope!
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