Fish Games Entertain the Multitudes On This Week’s Fastest-Growing Facebook Games List

Social games saw a lot of growth this past week on Facebook, according to AppData, with Zynga continuing to lead, CrowdStar continuing to rise, and LOLapps’ white-label role-playing games hitting the big leagues.

This Week’s Fastest Growing Games
Name MAU Gain↓ Gain, %
1. icon FishVille 15,958,135 +6,719,437 +42.11
2. icon FarmVille 66,841,884 +2,235,168 +3.34
3. icon Moment Of Truth 1,898,873 +1,527,845 +80.46
4. icon Café World 29,456,515 +1,015,513 +3.45
5. icon Champions Online 723,800 +723,726 +99.99
6. icon Happy Aquarium 27,711,859 +657,309 +2.37
7. icon Fish Isle 670,536 +648,838 +96.76
8. icon Island Paradise 6,709,636 +624,067 +9.30
9. icon Diva Life 2,169,692 +579,915 +26.73
10. icon Addict 520,295 +520,294 +100.00
11. icon Fish Life 2,086,784 +474,936 +22.76
12. icon Know-It-All Trivia 1,879,935 +346,113 +18.41
13. icon Texas HoldEm Poker 19,518,870 +317,575 +1.63
14. icon Mobsters 2: Vendetta 5,082,381 +307,857 +6.06
15. icon Band of Heroes 731,172 +294,568 +40.29
16. icon Castle Age 2,447,790 +280,082 +11.44
17. icon Ask a Friend 439,929 +278,895 +63.40
18. icon Pillow Fight 3,049,490 +247,983 +8.13
19. icon Yakuza Lords 1,471,932 +242,373 +16.47
20. icon Mafia Wars 27,021,563 +207,495 +0.77

Zynga’s latest game, virtual aquarium simulation FishVille, has swollen by 6.72 million users over the past week to reach 16.0 million monthly actives. Behind it is the company’s FarmVille virtual farming game, which has consistently been adding new users even though it is already by far the largest third-party app on Facebook. It gained 2.24 million to reach 66.8 million monthly actives.

Not on the list but also a game is Happy Pets, the new pet-caring simulation from CrowdStar. It grew by an impressive 2.07 million last week to reach 2.94 million. The first game to launch after CrowdStar’s big hit, Happy Aquarium, the game and the developer both look like serious contenders.

FishVille, however, has yet to stop either Happy Aquarium or a couple other virtual aquarium games from making the list: Fish Isle and Fish Life.

LOLapps continues to push out graphically-pleasing role-playing games, with a new one called Champions Online growing by all of its 723,000 users this past week, and Diva Life continuing to surge, too. Band of Heroes and Yakuza Lords also continue their strong performances.

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