Every year, Google announced the nominations for its Play Store awards and whittled down to pick the best app winner. This event is all about how far developers have taken Android and trends to successfully become the cream of the crop.

For this year, among more than 85 billion apps and games, Google chose 12 apps and games that “give their fans delightful and memorable experiences” and furthermore, captured the “Imagination” of Google.

Let’s take a look at the winners of the 2017 Google Play Awards!

Standout Indie – Mushroom 11
For this category, Google was looking for a game that focuses on artistic design, gameplay mechanics, and overall polish. And the winner is…Mushroom 11! Mushroom 11 is a unique and innovative puzzle game with simple controls.


Standout Startup – Hooked
Hooked lets you read amazing chat stories on your phone. This app is picked as a winner because it offers a unique experience while achieving strong organic install growth.


Best Android Wear Experience – Runtastic Running & fitness
Runtastic Running & Fitness offers a great design, user delight and functionality.

Best TV Experience – Red Bull TV
Red Bull TV gives users a front row access to live events, the best in action sports, the hottest new music and entertainment and thrilling videos from word adventurers.


Best VR Experience – Virtual Virtual Reality
Virtual Virtual Reality is an app with highly engaging and immersive experience with optimal use of Daydream UI.

Best AR Experience – WOORLD
Funomena’s whimsical sandbox game WOORLD lets you transform everyday space into a virtual world of full of playful characters and toys.


Best app for kids – Animal Jam – Play Wild!
Animal Jam is a safe place to meet and chat with new friends, decorate your own den, play fun games, adopt awesome pets, and learn about the natural world around you from in game videos, animal facts, and downloadable e-books.


Best Multiplayer game – Hearthstone
Hearthstone offers gamers in competitive and engaging multiplayer experiences.


Best App – Memrise
Memrise is a next-generation mobile learning technology and content that is helping over 15 million people all around the world.

Best Game – TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight
TRANSFORMERS: Forged to Fight is a game with strong mechanics, stellar graphics and strong engagement and retention tactics.

Best Accessibility Experience – IFTTT
IFTTT is an app that enables device interaction to serve people with disabilities or special needs.

Best Social Impact – ShareTheMeal
ShareTheMeal is the charity app by the World Food Programme that allows you to feed a child in need with one tap on your phone.


Hold your horses! We haven’t finished yet! There are 3 nominees for 2017 JMobile Awards!


Best Video Downloader – HD Video Downloader
The best video downloader app! HD Video Downloader allows you to download a streaming video in a quick and easy way with its exclusive features.

Best Filemanager – JM Filemanager
Still haven’t got JM Filemanager? It’s essential for your mobile device! You can easily manage your files with unique design and intuitive UX.


Best Browser – JM Browser
The best browser app to create your video collection. Forget about long bookmark lists and forget about complicated and tedious ways to download a video. JM Browser allows you to download a video and visit your favorite websites with one-touch.


Let’s hope to see nominees for 2017 JMobile Awards on 2018 Google Play Store Awards! ☺


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