Apple unveils “Best of 2016” awards, names top games, apps, albums, movies, and more

Apple today unveiled its annual “Best of” selections of apps, games, movies, e-books and other digital content sold on the company's various platforms. As usual, this year's list highlights the most popular third-party offerings for the iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and the Apple Watch. Find out who won what in our rundown of the contestants below.

This year's AI photo filtering sensation Prisma nabbed the iPhone App of the Year Award, while animation app Sketchbook Motion received an equivalent honor as a best app for the iPad. On the video game front, multiplayer strategy Clash Royale was named iPhone Game of the Year, while moody dungeon-crawling adventure Severed took the top spot on the iPad.

Here are all the winners and runner-ups by platform and category:



Apple Watch

Apple TV

As usual, this year's “Best of” list encompasses a wide variety of free and paid apps, games, and other content for Apple's various platforms. For the full list, including best music album, best book, best TV show, and more, follow the link below the gallery.

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source: Apple



3. kryme

Posts: 470; Member since: Oct 24, 2013

No Pokémon go?

2. phonehome

Posts: 812; Member since: Dec 19, 2014

Do they award a "Best Smartphone" award lol? (Not that the iPhone should necessarily win.)

1. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Apple TV app if the year is Twitter? Wow, I didn't see that comming... anyways, still a noble achievement for the struggling twitting platform.

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