Google announces best apps, games of the year: Check full lists here
Google Play has announced the best apps and games of the year for 2020. The lists are localised, and the winners differ across regions. Sleep stories for calm sleep – Meditate with Wysa by Touchkin has been declared as the best app of 2020 in India.
Google Play has announced the best apps and games of the year for 2020. The lists are localised, and the winners differ across regions. Sleep stories for calm sleep – Meditate with Wysa by Touchkin has been declared as the best app of 2020 in India. Google said that the app was a standout, and a case of “utility meeting ingenuity and delight.”
The best game of the year goes to Legends of Runeterra by Riot Games. Google believes that this game delivered compelling, accessible, genre-defining experiences. According to Google, these apps and games helped users adapt in 2020, and escape when we needed it.
Declared the Best App of 2020, Google said that Sleep by Wysa was beautifully designed and thoughtfully executed. This app allows users to explore tools and exercises that help calm the mind using cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia and relax with evening journaling and meditation. Legends of Runeterra, that was voted the Best Game of 2020, is a game that lets players adapt, outwit, and outplay opponents in quick-fire card battles.
The tech giant also announced the Users' Choice Awards 2020. Users' Choice App Award was given to Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint & more, this year. The Users' Choice Game of 2020, on the other hand, was awarded to World Cricket Championship 3 – WCC3.
Another category listed is Best for Personal Growth, which has apps that Google said helped users with their own endeavours, from trying new workouts to building resilience. The apps listed are: apna - Job Search App, Bolkar App: Indian Audio Question Answer, Mindhouse - Modern Meditation, MyStore, and Writco.
Games in the Best Casual category that Google said bought users “hours of fun in 2020 thanks to their quick-start style, pleasing challenges, and approachable design,” are: Asian Cooking Star, EverMerge, Harry Potter: Puzzles & Spells, SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off, and Tuscany Villa.
Apps that received a mention in Google's list of Best Hidden Gems of 2020 include Chef Buddy, Finshots, Flyx, goDutch, and Meditate with Wysa. Best for Fun apps comprise Free Audio Stories, Books, Podcasts – Pratilipi FM, Moj Short Video App, MX TakaTak, Reface, and Vita.
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