Google Offers Best Apps on Play Store for 2017


Google offers the list of the best apps every year in their specific categories on Play Store. During the final days of Google I/O 2017 and the company has revealed the list of the winners, which had dominated the store for this year.

The number of apps, which are short-listed on the different categories stood at 57, which were whittled down to 12 within their categories.

Google Play Award Winners

There is the list of the winners from the awards and one can see the save for two and all the apps are chosen for honors for free.

  • Best App: Memrise (free)
  • Best Game: Transformers: Forged to Fight (free)
  • Best Android Wear Experience: Runtastic Running & Fitness (free)
  • Best App For Kids: Animal Jam – Play Wild! (free)
  • Best Accessibility Experience: IFTTT (free)
  • Best AR Experience: Woorld (free)
  • Best Multiplayer Game: Hearthstone (free)
  • Best Social Impact: ShareTheMeal (free)
  • Best TV Experience: Red Bull TV (free)
  • Best VR Experience: Virtual Virtual Reality ($8.99)
  • Standout Indie: Mushroom 11 ($4.99)
  • Standout Startup: Hooked (free)

DuoLingo Gets Run for Its Money

Accolade for best app is held with Memrise, which is the language translation app and it is used by about 15 million people. DuoLingo finally has worthy of competitors in this category and it is still far ahead of Memrise if you consider the users.

The award for the best game was gone to Transformers: Forged to Fight

VR Apps Making Headlines

The new categories were also added to reflect development in the recent time and for the best CR Experience, Virtual Virtual Reality was selected, which was the two hour long game and it can work with headset.

If you check the best AR Experience, the app selected for Woorld allowed you to mess with the environment in playful way through the display of the phone. It is added with fitness app Runtastic to get the accolades in Android Wear Experience category.

Other Winners

There is the app, Red Bull TV, which shows the clips from different event and it won the Best TV and they also announced that Animal Jam was the best App for the children. The popular game, Hearthstone won Best Multiplayer game award.

The best accessibility experience belonged to the IFTTT and the best social impact was gone to World Food Program-backed ShareTheMeal and the financially critically acclaimed Mushroom 11 got the standout Indie accolade and Hooked got the standout startup accolade.



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