Apple has announced the best apps and games for 2019 at a special event in New York. The awards were selected by Apple’s App Store editors from around the world. This year’s awards consisted of the “App of the Year” for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Mac and the “App Trend of the Year.” Games also follow the same category with the addition of a special “Apple Arcade Game of the Year.”
App of the year (iPhone)
Spectre Camera was chosen as the best iPhone app of 2019. It was developed by the Lux Optics. The AI-powered app lets anyone capture stunning long-exposure photos.
App of the year (iPad)
Flow app by Moleskine is the iPad app of the year. It is a drawing and sketching app that lets users create incredible drawings. Users can also take handwritten notes with the app.
App of the year (Mac)
Affinity Publishers from Serif Labs is the mac app of the year. It is a photo-editing app for professionals. With the app, you can create an amazing coffee table books, flyers, newspapers, magazines, posters and more.
App of the year (Apple TV)
The Explorers by The Explorers Network is a digital catalog of nature’s photos. Explorers, scientists, and artists can submit their work on to the platform.
Game of the year (iPhone)
Sky: Children of the Light from thatgamecompany is the iPhone game of the year.
Game of the year (iPad)
“Hyper Light Drifter” from Abylight S.L. is an action-packed reimagining of classic 16-bit adventure games.
Game of the year (Mac)
For Mac, GRIS from Devolver selected for a game of the year. The game involves the journey of a girl lost in her own world filled with puzzles.
Game of the year (Apple TV)
“Wonder Boy” developed by Lizardcube with the cooperation of series creator Ryuichi Nishizawa is the Apple Tv, Game of the year. The game is the remake of the 1980s, in which the main character was a half-man and half-lizard faces a series of challenges.
Apple Arcade Game of the Year
“Sayonara Wild Hearts” is the Apple Arcade Game of the year. The game is developed by Simogo and published by Annapurna Interactive. It is a motorcycle racing game filled with lots of adventures.