Google named the best apps and games of 2019 during the Google Play award ceremony on Tuesday (7), the same day as Google I / O and the announcement of Android 10 (Q). The company annually chooses the most innovative Android app developers available on the Google Play Store. To evaluate, factors such as user experience, impact on society and the quality level of its contents are considered.
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In addition, at the 2019 event, the manufacturer brought new categories: most innovative app, prettiest game and best TV room experience. Among the winners are applications such as Envision AI, which promises to provide more independence to the visually impaired by processing images and text to accurately and quickly reproduce them; and the game Shadowgun Legends, set in a society full of heroes and warriors fighting aliens.
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Google Play Android Application Database Photo: Rodrigo Fernandes / TechTudo
Winner characteristics range from wellness and accessibility experiences to better designed games and technologies. The Woebot app, for example, seeks to help its users deal with symptoms of depression, anxiety and sadness. Wisdo focuses on the social impact on communities. It is possible to share your journey by connecting people in specific groups on issues of anxiety, motherhood, LGBT, among others.
Shadowgun Legends was voted the most beautiful game of 2018 Photo: Divulgao / Madfinger Games
Among the games, there are winners with innovative and unique visual effects, advanced graphics, as well as games highlighted by the good user experience and their engagement and growth. Shadowgun Legends, for example, won the most beautiful game; while Tick Tock: A Tale for Two, a mystery-filled title in which each player has access to a piece of the puzzle, received the prize for valuing teamwork. Featuring the fame of the avengers, Marvel Fora Strike was chosen as the most innovative game of the year.
Check out the winners of the following award:
- Best Wellness App: Woebot: Your Self-Care Expert
- Best accessibility experience: Envision Al
- Best social impact: Wisdo
- Most beautiful game: Shadowgun Legends
- Best TV Room Experience: Neverthink: Handpicked Videos
- Most inventive: Tick Tock: A Tale for Two
- Best Experience for Emerging Markets: Canva Graphic Editor: Logo, Invitation, Photos Creator
- Most Innovative App: Slowly
- Most innovative game: Marvel Strike Force