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Clash Royale takes home top prize at inaugural Google Play Awards

This week, Google took the time to honour the best Android apps and games at the inaugural Google Play awards.

This week, Google took the time to honor the best Android apps and games at the inaugural Google Play awards

Held during the tech giant's Google I/O developer conference, the new annual ceremony is designed to shine the spotlight on the company's "incredible developer community."

This year, it was Supercell who took home the top prize, with the Finnish studio's multiplayer strategy effort, Clash Royale, picking up the Best Game award. 

The Standout Indie award went to Spry Fox's quirky speller, Alphabear, while the prize for going global went to The Pokémon Company's match-3 puzzler, Pokémon Shuffle Mobile.

You can see the full list of winners below. 

Best App: Houzz 

Best Early Adopter: World Around Me

Best Families App: Thinkrolls 2

Best Go Global: Pokemon Shuffle Mobile

Best Game: Clash Royale

Most Innovative: NYT VR

Best Use of Material Design: Robinhood

Best Standout Indie: Alphabear

Best Use of Google Play Game Services: Table Tennis Touch

Best Standout Startup: Hopper

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