04 December 2019
We are in the last month of the year and as expected, Apple has announced the winners of its annual best apps and games awards. The selected apps/games are available on a wide range of Apple products including iPhones, iPads, Apple TV, and Macs. These titles are also different in their functionalities as they help users achieve different goals.
- iPhone App of the Year: Spectre Camera by Lux Optics is an AI-powered app capable of capturing stunning long-exposure photos ($2.99)
- iPad App of the Year: Flow by Moleskin is a digital notebook app where users can draw and sketch (Free)
- Mac App of the Year: Affinity Publisher by Serif Labs a design app that helps users create professional-looking designs with ease ($49.99)
- Apple TV App of the Year: The Explorers by The Explorers Network is an app that shows breathtaking amateur and professional photos of different aspects of the planet Earth ($4.99)
- iPhone Game of the Year: Sky: Children of the Light by thegamecompany where users get to"fly across sweeping landscapes to help celestial beings find their way back to the heavens in this groundbreaking social quest" (Free)
- iPad Game of the Year: Hyper Light Drifter by Abylight S.L. is "a dazzling, action-packed reimagining of classic 16-bit adventure games" ($4.99)
- Mac Game of the Year: GRIS by Devolver/Nomada Studio is a "spectacularly satisfying puzzle-platformer" that "explores hope, grief and the triumph of piecing a life back together after tragic loss" ($4.99)
- Apple TV Game of the Year: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap by DotEmu is a reboot of the popular 80s game of the same name i.e. Wonder Boy ($7.99)
- Apple Arcade Game of the Year: Sayonara Wild Hearts by Simogo is a game where users get to race motorcycles, use weird swords, and break hearts at 200 mph.