Make sure you haven’t missed the best apps and games of 2022.
We’ve compiled the official “Best” lists from Apple and Google for their respective smartphones.
So if you have an iPhone or an Android, you should check the list again.
There are many great tips not to be missed.
It will come as no surprise that Apple’s top pick for iPhone App of the Year was BeReal.
The viral social media app gives you a brief window to snap a photo — and helps capture real moments.
Here is the full list of Apple 2022 App Store Award winners.
The best iPhone, iPad and Mac apps of 2022
For apps, the awards went to…
iPhone App of the Year – Be honest (by BeReal)
iPad App of the Year – Good Notes 5 (from Time Base Technology Limited)
Mac App of the Year – MacFamily Tree 10 (by Synium Software GmbH)
Apple TV App of the Year – ViX: Cine y TV in Spanish (from TelevisaUnivision Interactive)
Apple Watch App of the Year – Gentle stripe (from Gentle Tales)
Best iPhone, iPad and Mac Games 2022
Here are the winning games…
iPhone Game of the Year – Apex Legends Mobile (by Electronic Arts)
iPad Game of the Year – Monday (from XD Network Inc.)
Mac Game of the Year – encryption (by Devolver)
Apple TV Game of the Year – El Hijo (by HandyGames)
Apple Arcade Game of the Year – Wylde flowers (by Studio Drydock)
China Game of the Year – League of Legends Esports Manager (by Tencent)
Cultural Impact Category (Apple)
Apple also introduced a “Cultural Impact” category with five winners.
Here’s who picked up a gong…
- how we feel
- Dot’s home
- Medallion widget
- Water tracker water llama
- Inua – A Tale in Ice and Time
The best Android apps
The winner for the best app was Dream by WOMBO.
It’s an app that creates beautiful artworks using AI.
You simply enter a prompt, choose an art style, and then sit back while the app creates a stunning and original piece.
Best for fun: PetStar
Honorable Mentions: DanceFitMe, NoteIt widget
Best for Personal Growth: Breathwrk
Honorable Mentions: Duolingo ABC, Gym Log & Workouts, Ukulele by Yousician
Best Daily Essentials: Plant Parent
Honorable Mentions: Wake Up Morning Routine Book, Daily Diary, Sleep Tracker
Best Hidden Gems: Restore Athletics
Honorable Mentions: Linktree, Little Lunches, Wamble
Best Apps Forever: The STIGMA App
Honorable Mentions: Sleeping Fruit, Zario
Best Wear: Todoist
Best for Tablets: Pocket
Best for Chromebooks (new category): BandLab
The best games of 2022
Best Multiplayer: Dislyte
Honorable Mentions: Apex Legends Mobile, Catalyst Black, Diablo Immortal, Rocket League Sideswipe
Best Pick Up and Play: Angry Birds Journey
Honorable Mentions: Gun & Dungeons, HOOK 2, Hyde and Seek, Quadline
Best Indies: Dicey Dungeons
Honorable Mentions: Dungeons of Dreadrock, Knotwords, One Hand Clapping, Phobies
Best Story (New Category): Papers, Please
Honorable Mentions: DEEMO II, Inua – A Tale in Ice and Time, The Mystery of Cat Island, Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion
Best Ongoing (new category): Genshin Impact
Honorable Mentions: Candy Crush Saga, Garena Free Fire, Pokémon GO, Roblox
Best in Play Pass (new category): Very Little Nightmares
Honorable Mentions: Bridge Constructor, Final Fantasy VII, Linelight, Path of Giants
Best for Tablets: Tower of Imagination
Honorable Mentions: Angry Birds Journey, Catalyst Black, Diablo Immortal, Papers, Please
Best for Chromebooks (new category): Roblox
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