Faithful to your appointment, as we are used to by Google every year, Google Play shows today the sections in which the Internet giant pays homage and publishes what are the best Android apps and games of the year ]a boost for the developers who have done it the best in the last 12 months.
Obviously these lists also have a lot of subjective content and translate into some of the categories in which the Android applications have been divided. that have stood out in 2018 as the games that have more success or quality.
The best Android apps of 2018
We started with the Android apps featured in the year and in the different categories, these are the winners:
Apps more entertaining
This category is awarded to the applications that best times make people go, from social networks to coloring with numbers or just listen to the radio.
VIMAGE – Create and modify your magic photos (Free, Google Play) →
No.Draw – Coloring pages by numbers (Free, Google Play) →
Neverthink : Handpicked videos (Free, Google Play) →
TikTok (Free, Google Play) →
Scout FM – Podcast Radio (Free, Google Play) →
Do not have a defined theme, but they are amazing, innovative applications that have caught the attention of Google and users during the year.
SLOWLY (Free, Google Play) →
Unfold – Create Stories (Free, Google Play) →
Just a Line – mit AR überall zeichnen (Free, Google Play) →
Luci – Dream Journal / Lucid Dream Guide & Recorder (€ 1.39, Google Play) →
Learn Spanish with Lirica: Music Language Learning ( Free, Google Play) →
Best apps for improvement
All these apps have something in common: they serve to improve some aspect of our life. From the physical, to the mental and even to learn languages, to program or to receive lessons of almost anything from the pros.
Mime: learn to program (Free, Google Play) →
Drops: learn 31 languages ( Free, Google Play) →
10% Happier: Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics (Free, Google Play) →
Keep – Home Exercise Trainer (Free, Google Play) →
MasterClass: Learn How To Cook, Sing, Act and More (Free, Google Play) →
Android Apps for day to day
Finally, those that solve some day-to-day problem in our daily life: food, savings, design,
Tasty (Free, Google Play) →
Sift – Get Automatic Refunds When Prices Drop (To be announced, Google Play) →
Canva – Graphic design and photo editor (Free, Google Play) →  Notion – Notes, Tasks, Wikis (Free, Google Play) →
Otter Voice Notes (Free, Google Play) →
Best Android games of 2018
The second big category, of course, are games for Android phones and tablets. Here Google also flees from the usual categorizations and presents these winners.
Most competitive Android game
Those Android games focused on the multiplayer, to "break the cord" with friends and not so friends, or alone against the enemies in the most challenging AI either in races, fights, shooter, etc., those who have gathered thousands of players on the screen of their mobile in 2018.
PUBG MOBILE (Free, Google Play) →
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Realm War (Free, Google Play) →
DRAGON BALL LEGENDS (Free, Google Play) →
Asphalt 9: Legends -New arcade racing game (Free, Google Play) →
Badland Brawl (Free, Google Play) →
Most innovative games
These stand out as different titles, which say "you've never seen anything like it" or are capable of revolutionizing a genre completely.  Gorogoa (€ 4.29, Google Play) →
Hero Hunters (Free, Goo gle Play) →
Battlelands Royale (Free, Google Play) →
Umiro (€ 2.99, Google Play) →
Life is Strange (Free, Google Play) →
Top Android games casual
Yes, they are simple. Yes, they are simple. But they are tremendously addictive, whether you like video games or not. Casual games to kill time on public transport but have hundreds of thousands of users and a deserved fame.
The Sims ™ Mobile (Free, Google Play) →
Orbia: Touch and relax (Free, Google Play ) →
Murder in the Alps (Free, Google Play) →
Faraway 3: Arctic Escape (Free, Google Play) →
Candy Crush Friends Saga (Free, Google Play) →
Best Indy Android games of 2018
Outside the big companies, these are the best indie games of the year, created by independent developers but full of originality, creativity and fresh ideas.
Returner 77 (5.49 €, Google Play) →
Reigns: Game of Thrones (€ 4.29, Google Play) →
Alto's Odyssey (Free, Google Play) →
Cube Escape: Paradox (Free, Google Play) →
Evoland 2 (€ 4.99, Google Play) →
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