The Heist, a puzzle game, has now beaten Angry Birds as the top paid and top grossing mobile game in the UK and the USA.
The mobile game, which was developed by MacHeist and tap tap tap, has now broken Angry Birds’ record of 275 days in the top spot. According to a report, 25,233 copies of the game sold on Wednesday itself in about half a day.
Released on 24 May, the game challenges the player with a variety of puzzles, at the end of which he gets a vault which contains a prize.
In The Heist there are 60 fun, addictive puzzles to solve that fall into four categories; 19 game centre achievements to earn; and a valuable prize that awaits the player at the end.
A review of the game posted by a user at the Apple App Store, said, “The Heist app is a set of 4 puzzle types with 15 puzzles in each type with increasing difficulty. There is a story, with the agent calling you and everything! You have to solve enough puzzles to disable the security on the vault. When you finish, you get a Steam redeemable game.”
MacHeist has also announced that lucky winners who tweet about the game can win limited edition iPad 2 devices.
The Heist costs $0.99 (about Rs 45) and is available on the Apple App Store or via the following link: itunes.apple.com