Google Best App and Game Picks of The Year 2012



2012 has been a great year for apps and games on Google Play store. There were many apps released, much more got new, radical updates, and loads of new game titles have seen their glory on the shelves of Google‘s Play Store. Those are two arguments why Google had a hard time picking the best apps and games of the year, but still, they accomplished their mission, and finished the lists. We have to admit, the Google employees have a good taste when it comes for apps and games. OK, without further ado, here are the apps that made Google smile:



Stay on top of every element of your life, from anywhere. Take notes, capture photos and record memos with this amazing organizer.

Price: Free



Take full advantage of your android device and set pins from anywhere using the built-in sharing system. Share and enjoy!

Price: Free

Grimm’s Snow White

grims snow white

A deceptively simple and well-executed storybook that serves as a perfect introduction to the world of Grimm’s fairy tales.

Price: $1.82



A full-featured offline reader that is constantly adding new capabilities like site subscriptions that let you save articles on paid sites.

Price: Free

Expedia Hotels & Flights


A beautiful and well-designed app that sets the bar for globally relevant travel tools with a rich and detailed tablet experience.

Price: Free



A unique and full-featured genealogy app that delivered a stunning design overhaul which also delivered new functionality.

Price: Free



Fancy lets you share your personal style with style and brings a fresh perspective to the worlds of online shopping and fashion.

Price: Free

SeriesGuide Show Manager


Enjoy a great second-screen experience for TV that features an attractive, practical and well-planned design aesthetic.

Price: Free

Pixlr Express

pixlr express

A relatively new photography app that provides an amazing array of editing and photo-correction tools for both phones and tablets.

Price: Free



Enjoy talks and lectures from some of the world’s most fascinating mavericks, gurus and legends.

Price: Free

That were Google‘s top app picks, and here are Google‘s chosen games as the best of the year:

The Bard’s Tale


A funny and nuanced RPG with action, intrigue and one of the most interesting and realistically motivated leads in gaming history.

Price: $2.99

Nun Attack


Nonstop action, multiple unique playable characters and a wildly irreverent story with epic boss battles will glue you to the screen.

Price: Free

Granny Smith


A cute and engaging game that follows Granny Smith as she skates through different environments to capture a wily thief.

Price: $1.67

Zookeeper Battle


A new take on an existing classic, capture as many animals as you can in 30 seconds and then challenge friends to battle.

Price: Free

Devil’s Attourney

devils attourney

Help Max McMann free his clients by using his courtroom skills to outmaneuver devious prosecutors in this clever strategy game.

Price: $0.89

Strikefleet Omega

strikefleet omega

It will take strategy, cunning and luck to lead an armada of warships to defend the earth and save mankind from almost certain doom!

Price: Free

Funky Smugglers

funky smugglers

A quirky and imaginative arcade game that easily lays claim to the title “Grooviest mobile game ever”.

Price: $0.94

Shadowgun: Deadzone

shadowgun deadzone

Choose your character and jump into fierce online multiplayer battles with an upgradeable arsenal and real-time voice chat.

Price: Free

Need For Speed: Most Wanted

nfs most wanted

Console quality graphics, tight controls and deeply immersive gameplay make this a racing fan’s dream game.

Price: $0.99



Discover what happens when a man from the future accidentally squashes Hamlet and has to use his wits to rescue Ophelia.

Price: Free

Subway Surfers

subway surfers

Help Jake escape from the grumpy Inspector! Grind trains, fly with your jetpack and dodge trains to stay ahead of the opposition.

Price: Free



Play with gravity – rotate your device to alter gravity in the game and avoid danger, solve puzzles and explore your mind.

Price: $0.99

That was Google‘s opinion on best apps and games of 2012. We deeply agree with Google, as every app and game on the list is truly immersive. If you haven’t tried them, hurry up, you won’t be sorry!

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