With over 1 million app available in the Google Play Store, it is incredibly difficult to find the quality ones. Now, since the year is slowly coming to its end, Google decided to make it easier for the users and highlight the best apps and games of 2013 in a special roundup. It includes winners of the prestigious "Player's Choice: Top Google Play Apps and Games" award and lists the most liked and the most popular titles available in the store.
The awards were handed out in several categories. "Most Addictive Game", "Best Game Based on a Movie" and "Best Google App" are just to name a few. There are also four write-in candidates that were given personal praise from the users. Most of the winners you may already have installed on your Android device, but if you don't, the list may be your introduction to something new and exciting. Apart from the list below, be sure to check out the dedicated app collection created by Google in the Play Store.
- I Can’t Quit You — Most Addictive Game: Knights & Dragons
- Old School, Still Cool — Best Franchise Game: Bejeweled Blitz
- Lights, Camera, Games — Best Game Based on a Movie: The Hobbit: Kingdoms
- Quietly Brilliant — Best App for Enhancing the Everyday: Duolingo
- At Your Service — Best App for Booking and Buying: Flixster
- I <3 Google — Best Google App: YouTube
- Write-In Game - Ingress
- Write-In Game - Samurai Siege
- Write-In App - NewsHog: Google News & Weather
- Write-In App - SwiftKey Keyboard