We’re almost at the end of 2018, and it’s time for everyone to start looking back over the year that was. Google has today announced their ‘Best of’ 2018 awards across the range of categories in the Google Play Store, including the announcement of the Users Choice winner in Apps and Games.

The Users Choice category was announced a few weeks back, allowing Google Play Users to choose from their favourite apps and games from a set list. The winners are:

User’s Choice App of 2018 User’s Choice Game of 2018
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Google has also announced the winners of the ‘Best of’ 2018 across the Books, Movies and TV sections, as well as their Best of Apps and Games. In addition to the User Choice app and game category winners, there are five sub-categories, with five apps and five games listed under each:


Best App: Drops: Learn 31 new languages
Most Entertaining: VIMAGE – cinemagraph animator & live photo editor
No.Draw – Colors by Number ®
Neverthink: Handpicked videos
Scout FM – Podcast Radio
Hidden Gems: SLOWLY
Unfold — Create StoriesJust a Line – Draw Anywhere, with AR
Luci – Dream Journal/Lucid Dream Guide & Recorder
Learn Spanish with Lirica: Music Language Learning
Best Self Improvement: Mimo: Learn to Code
Drops: Learn 31 new languages
10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics
Keep Trainer – Workout Trainer & Fitness Coach
MasterClass: Learn How To Cook, Sing, Act and More
Best Daily Helpers: Otter Voice Notes
Facetune – Selfie Photo Editor for Perfect Selfies
Canva: Graphic design & poster, invitation maker
Notion – Notes, Tasks, Wikis


Best Casual: The Sims™ Mobile
Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery
Murder in the Alps
Candy Crush Friends Saga
Orbia: Tap and Relax
Most Innovative: Gorogoa
Battlelands Royale
Life is Strange
Most Competitive: PUBG MOBILE
Lineage 2: Revolution
Asphalt 9: Legends – 2018’s New Arcade Racing Game
Badland Brawl
Best Indie: Alto’s Odyssey
Reigns: Game of Thrones
Cube Escape: Paradox
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The Best of for the Book (eBook and Audiobook), Movie and TV categories are made up of the ‘Top Selling’ entries in each. There’s no ‘Top Seller’ just a list of each.

You can find all the categories in the ‘Best of’ 2018 awards over on the Google Play Store here.

Source: Google Play.