Google reveals winners for its 2019 Play Awards

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Google has announced the 2019 Play Awards for top Android apps and games. The tech giant previously unveiled the nominees late last month.

Here are 2019’s winners:

Standout Well-Being app

“Apps empowering people to live the best version of their lives, while demonstrating responsible design and engagement strategies,” according to the Google Blog.

Woebot by Woebot Labs

Best Accessibility Experience

“Apps and games enabling device interaction in an innovative way that serve people with disabilities or special needs”

Envision AI by Envision Technologies BV

Best Social Impact

“Apps and games that create a positive impact in communities around the world (focusing on health, education, crisis response, refugees, and literacy).”

Wisdo by Wisdo LTD

Most Beautiful Game

“Games that exemplify artistry or unique visual effects either through creative imagery, and/or utilizing advanced graphics API features.”

Shadowgun Legends by MADFINGER Games

Best Living Room Experience

“Apps that create, enhance, or enable a great living room experience that brings people together.”

Neverthink by Neverthink

Standout Build for Billions Experience

“Apps and games with optimized performance, localization and culturalization for emerging markets.”

Canva by Canva

Most Inventive

“Apps and games that display a groundbreaking new use case, like utilize new technologies, cater to a unique audience, or demonstrate an innovative application of mobile technology for users.”

Tick Tock by Other Tales Interactive

Best Breakthrough App

“New apps with excellent overall design, user experience, engagement and retention, and strong growth.”

Slowly by Slowly Communications Ltd.

Best Breakthrough Game

New games with excellent overall design, user experience, engagement and retention, and strong growth.

Marvel Strike Force by FoxNext Games

Unfortunately, none of this year’s winners were Canadian made, good thing there’s always next year.

Source: Google