Google has announced that this year's Google I/O will feature the first-ever Google Play Awards. In an effort to recognize the work of developers, Google has handpicked what it feels are some of the best apps on Google Play across a number of categories.
In all, the program features 10 categories with five nominees each. Categories include:
- Standout Startup
- Standout Indie
- Best Families App
- Best Use of Material Design
- Best Use of Google Play Game Services
- Early Adopter
- Go Global
- Most Innovative
- Best App
- Best Game
Nominated apps include everything from Dubsmash and Alto's Adventure, to Robinhood and Minecraft: Story Mode. For the full list of nominees, be sure to check out Google's announcement. Winners will be announced at Google I/O on May 19.
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