Google is for the first time holding the Player’s Choice Awards citing the apps and games that its users have liked the most all through the year. Never a bad idea for introducing some competition among app makers while this should also provide users with an idea of apps that are most sought after. The games section comprises of three categories: Most Addictive Game, Best Franchise Game, and Best Game Based on a Movie.
Coming to the games that have topped the list include, Knights & Dragons that has emerged as the most addictive games while Bejeweled Blitz has been voted as the best franchise game. Similarly, The Hobbit: Kingdoms of Middle-earth has emerged as the best games that is based on a movie. The game has already raked in more than $100 million in revenue since it was about 13 months ago.
As for apps that have come out on top include Duolingo, an application to help learn languages for free has been voted as the best app in ‘enhancing the everyday’ category. Flixster which lists film reviews while also allowing users to purchase tickets has been voted as the best app for ‘booking and buying’ while it is the popular video sharing site YouTube that has emerged winner in the ‘Best Google app’.
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