Apple Featured App of the Year 2019 and Game of the Year
Dec 2019

Kirsten Thomas

Apple Featured App of the Year 2019 and Game of the Year

Apple today announced the list of the best apps and games of 2019. The list includes iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV. In addition, they also selected the best games of the year from Apple Arcade to show the richness and creativity of the App Store.

iPhone App of the Year: Spectre Camera ($ 2.99)

This AI-enabled app makes full use of the dizzying technology, allowing everyone to take amazing long-exposure photos.

Spectre Camera

iPad App of the Year: Flow by Moleskine (Free)

In this elegant digital notebook app, hand-drawn drawings and sketches, carefully adjusted graphite pencils and trowel-shaped marker pens can simulate real things.

Flow by Moleskine

Mac App of the Year: Affinity Publisher ($ 49.99)

With its elegant user experience and reasonable price, Affinity Publisher makes professional-level design features accessible, can be used to arrange picture-rich coffee table books, or simple second-year student travel flyers.

Affinity Publisher

Apple TV App of the Year: The Explorers (Free)

This groundbreaking app is designed to support the community of explorers, scientists, and artists with a common goal: to create an all-inclusive "visual catalog" for nature through photos and videos.

The Explorers

iPhone Game of the Year: Sky: Children of the Light (Free)

Swim across the vast sky to help Tianxian return to heaven in this groundbreaking social exploration game.

Sky: Children of the Light

iPad Game of the Year: Hyper Light Drifter ($ 4.99)

Hyper Light Drifter is an action-adventure game that pays tribute to classic 16-bit games, combining fantastic exploration with the goal of fighting for survival.

Hyper Light Drifter

Mac Game of the Year: GRIS ($ 9.99)

This breathtaking puzzle platformer is an exhilarating masterpiece of digital art that explores hope, sadness and the triumph of life back to life after tragic loss.


Apple TV Game of the Year: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap ($ 7.99)

Launched by Lizardcube in collaboration with series creator Ryuichi Nishizawa, Wonder Boy, a popular game of the 1980s, is reborn with hand-drawn animations and re-arranged soundtracks. In the game, a lonely half-lizard adventurer launches a lifetime challenge.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

Apple Arcade Game of the Year: Sayonara Wild Hearts

Sayonara Wild Hearts, developed by Simogo and published by Annapurna Interactive, is a hopeful, gorgeous and unique game that can stimulate your adrenaline and boost your spirit. Get ready for a motorcycle racing race, wield a sword and beat the demon at 200 miles per hour.

Sayonara Wild Hearts