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These are the best Android apps according to Google

These are the best Android apps according to Google

During an award ceremony at I/O, Google has announced the 2017 winners of the annual Play Awards. Highlights include Woorld for best AR Experience and Mushroom 11 for Standout Indie.

The twelve categories span from best VR experience to standout indie, with a general criteria for the awards requiring that the app launched or received a major update in the past year. Other requirements include a high star rating and technical performance, in addition to more specific criteria for each category:

Nominees were selected much like last year by cross-functional teams throughout Google who work hand-in-hand with the relevant categories and product areas.

Language app Memrise is the best app of the past year, while the game honor goes to Transformers: Forged to Fight.

Standout Indie

  • Causality
  • Kingdom: New Lands
  • Mars: Mars
  • Mushroom 11 – [Google Play Link]
  • Reigns

Standout Startup

Best Android Wear Experience

  • Bring!
  • Foursquare City Guide
  • Lifesum
  • Runtastic Running & Fitness [Google Play Link]
  • Seven

Best TV Experience

Best VR Experience

  • Gunjack 2: End of Shift
  • Mekorama VR
  • The Arcslinger
  • The Turning Forest
  • Virtual Virtual Reality – [Google Play Link]

Best AR Experience

  • Crayola Color Basher
  • Dinosaurs Among Us
  • Holo
  • Wayfair View
  • WOORLD – [Google Play Link]

Best App for Kids

  • Animal Jam – Play Wild! – [Google Play Link]
  • Hot Wheels: Race Off
  • Teeny Titans
  • Think! Think!
  • Toca Life: Vacation

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Dawn of Titans
  • FIFA Mobile
  • Hearthstone – [Google Play Link]
  • Lords Mobile
  • Modern Strike Online!

Best App

Best Game

  • Choices
  • Fire Emblem Heroes
  • Lineage 2 Revolution
  • Pokemon GO
  • Transformers: Forged to Fight – [Google Play Link]

Best Accessibility Experience

  • A Blind Legend
  • Eye-D
  • IFTTT – [Google Play Link]
  • Open Sesame
  • Swiftkey Symbols

Best Social Impact

  • Charity Miles
  • Peek Acuity
  • Prodeaf
  • Sea Hero Quest
  • ShareTheMeal – [Google Play Link]
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