We are proud to announce the nominees for the fifth annual Best App Ever Awards. The awards that celebrate the best apps available, not just the best selling. This year we saw an amazing response with over 715,000 nominations submitted for 6,755 unique apps!

Voting is now open and will remain open through January 31st, 2013. Winners will be announced in February and details on that are to come.

Best App Ever

The overall best app of the year. Nominees are the apps that received the most nominations across all categories
» Action Movie FX from Bad Robot Interactive
» Clear from Realmac Software
» Evernote from Evernote
» Google Maps from Google, Inc.
» Minecraft – Pocket Edition from Mojang
» Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour from Gameloft
» Outwitters from One Man Left
» Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games
» The Room from Fireproof Games
» Walking Dead: The Game from Telltale Inc

Hit the jump for the list of the remaining nominees in the 100+ categories. Or head right on over to Best App Ever to start voting. Best of luck everyone!

Most Innovative App

The most innovative app on a mobile platform
» 8tracks radio from 8tracks Inc.
» Action Movie FX from Bad Robot Interactive
» Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe from HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
» Clear from Realmac Software
» Figure from Propellerhead Software AB
» Launch Center Pro from App Cubby
» Paper by FiftyThree from FiftyThree, Inc.
» Strum from Smule
» Summly from Summly Limited
» The Silent History from Ying Horowitz & Quinn LLC

Best Visual Design

The app that takes interface design to a new level
» Any.DO To-do list from Any.DO
» Clear from Realmac Software
» Cooliris from Cooliris, Inc
» Evernote from Evernote
» Figure from Propellerhead Software AB
» Google Maps from Google, Inc.
» iPoe – The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection from Play Creatividad
» Panna from How 2 Media, Inc.
» Paper by FiftyThree from FiftyThree, Inc.
» Prismatic: Always Interesting from Prismatic

Best Location-Based App

The app that makes best use of your location
» Checkmark from Snowman
» Glympse – Share location with friends from Glympse Inc.
» Google Maps from Google, Inc.
» Life is Magic from Red Robot Labs Inc.
» Localscope from Cynapse
» SPUN: City News from Broadcastr, Inc.
» Traveler’s Quest from Kitty Code
» Waze social GPS traffic & gas from Waze Inc.
» Weather Rabbit from Rabbx Inc.
» Where To? – Discover your next destination using GPS from FutureTap GmbH

Best App Bargain

The app worth way more than what you paid for it
» AppGratis – 1 free app a day (and other cool discounts) from iMediapp
» Appoday: Free App Deal of the Day from Iddiction
» Appsfire (Free): Your daily dose of great apps & great deals from appsfire
» Apps Gone Free (Best Daily Top App Deals) from AppAdvice.com
» AppZilla 3 : 150 in 1 FREE! from Fossil Software
» Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine from Flipboard Inc.
» Pulse: Your News, Blog, Magazine and Social Reader from Alphonso Labs Inc
» Skype from Skype Communications S.a.r.l
» Viber – Free Phone Calls & Text from Viber Media, Inc.
» WhatsApp Messenger from WhatsApp Inc.

Best Use of Hardware

The app that takes your mobile device to its limit
» Action Movie FX from Bad Robot Interactive
» Audiobus from A Tasty Pixel
» Car Camera DVR from AppAnnex, LLC
» Cycloramic from Egos Ventures
» Ghostbusters™ Paranormal Blast from XMG Studio Inc.
» KitCam from GhostBird Software
» Maps 3D – GPS Tracks for Bike, Hike, Ski & Outdoor from movingworld
» Multi Measures HD – The all-in-1 measuring toolkit from SkyPaw Co. Ltd
» Point & Measure from TapTapSoft
» Rechner Calculator from aeliox

Most Useful App

The one app that you keep coming back to, multiple times per day
» Clear from Realmac Software
» Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus – No Ads from Dictionary.com, LLC
» Dropbox from Dropbox
» Evernote from Evernote
» imo messenger from imo.im
» Shazam from Shazam Entertainment Ltd.
» Skype from Skype Communications S.a.r.l
» Snapguide from Heavy Bits, Inc
» Stitcher Radio from Stitcher, Inc.
» Waze social GPS traffic & gas from Waze Inc.

Best Big Brand App

Best app created by a big brand
» Adobe Photoshop Express from Adobe
» Amazon Mobile from AMZN Mobile LLC
» Angry Birds Star Wars from Rovio Entertainment Ltd
» Chrome from Google, Inc.
» eBay from eBay Inc.
» Google Search from Google, Inc.
» Netflix from Netflix, Inc.
» Nike+ Running from Nike, Inc.
» Sports Car Challenge from Volkswagen (China) Investment Co., Ltd.
» Zappos Mobile from Zappos Development, Inc

Best Time Killer

The best app for filling up small gaps in your schedule
» Draw Something from OMGPOP
» FX Photo Studio from MacPhun LLC
» Hay Day from Supercell
» Life is Magic from Red Robot Labs Inc.
» Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games
» Puzzle Craft from Chillingo Ltd
» Streetspotr from Streetspotr GmbH & Co KG
» Stupid Zombies 2 Free from GameResort LLC
» Temple Run from Imangi Studios, LLC
» War of Eclipse from Game Stew

Best Outdoors App

This app is the one must have tool when you are outdoors
» Endomondo Sports Tracker PRO – GPS Track Running Cycling Walking & More from Endomondo.com
» Geocaching from Groundspeak Inc.
» Google Maps from Google, Inc.
» iFish USA – The App for Fishing in America from The App Door
» Localscope from Cynapse
» Maps 3D – GPS Tracks for Bike, Hike, Ski & Outdoor from movingworld
» MotionX GPS from MotionX™
» National Parks by National Geographic from National Geographic Society
» Peterson Birds of North America from Appweavers Inc.
» PowerCam™ from Wondershare Software Co., Ltd

Best Doing Good App

The best app for doing good in the world
» Budge – Challenge, Play, Loser Donates from Dabbl Co
» Charity Miles from Charity Miles
» Chee.rs from Cheerful, Inc.
» Dandelion from Protein
» iKiva for Kiva.org from ThoughtVine
» instead from Oven Bits, LLC
» My Life as a Refugee from Artifex Creative Webnet Ltd
» PaperKarma from Readabl, Inc.
» Save a horse from Elaine Heney
» WishLab from BUMPERAPPS LTD

Best Social Networking App

The best social networking app
» Bubbly – Voice social network from Bubble Motion
» Facebook from Facebook, Inc.
» Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine from Flipboard Inc.
» Instagram from Burbn, Inc.
» Palringo Group Messenger from Palringo Limited
» Path from Path, Inc.
» ShadowMe for Twitter from Tendy Apps LLC
» Snapchat from Snapchat, Inc.
» Tweetbot for Twitter (iPad edition) from Tapbots
» Tweetbot for Twitter (iPhone & iPod touch) from Tapbots

Best Group Sharing App

The best social app for small groups and families
» Cooliris from Cooliris, Inc
» FuzeBox Mobile from FuzeBox Software Corporation
» HipChat from HipChat, Inc.
» Kik Messenger from KIK INTERACTIVE INC.
» Path from Path, Inc.
» Pinterest from Pinterest, Inc.
» Skype from Skype Communications S.a.r.l
» TeamViewer for Remote Control from TeamViewer
» Telly from Telly, Inc
» WhatsApp Messenger from WhatsApp Inc.

Best Messaging App

The best app for messaging people
» Bubbly – Voice social network from Bubble Motion
» Facebook Messenger from Facebook, Inc.
» GroupMe™ from Mindless Dribble Inc.
» imo messenger from imo.im
» Palringo Group Messenger from Palringo Limited
» Skype from Skype Communications S.a.r.l
» Snapchat from Snapchat, Inc.
» Viber – Free Phone Calls & Text from Viber Media, Inc.
» Voxer Walkie-Talkie PTT from Voxer LLC
» WhatsApp Messenger from WhatsApp Inc.

Best Location Sharing App

The best app to share where you are
» AlterGeo from AlterGeo
» Facebook from Facebook, Inc.
» Find My Friends from Apple
» Glympse – Share location with friends from Glympse Inc.
» Google Latitude from Google, Inc.
» Highlight from Math Camp, Inc.
» Localmind from Localmind, Corp.
» Path from Path, Inc.
» Showyou from Remixation, Inc.
» Sonar: Friends Nearby from Sonar Media, Inc.

Best News App

The best app for catching up on the news
» Circa News from Circa 1605, Inc.
» Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine from Flipboard Inc.
» Interesting for iPhone from Mike Rundle
» News360 for iPhone: Your Personalized News Reader from News360
» Pulse News for iPad: Your News, Blog, Magazine and Social Organizer from Alphonso Labs Inc
» Rockmelt: Explore the best of the web from RockMelt, Inc.
» SPUN: City News from Broadcastr, Inc.
» Stitcher Radio from Stitcher, Inc.
» Summly from Summly Limited
» Zite Personalized Magazine from Zite, Inc.

Best Magazine App

The best app representation of a magazine
» Editions by AOL from AOL Inc.
» Engadget Distro from AOL Inc.
» Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine from Flipboard Inc.
» Next Issue – all the magazines you love – unlimited access from Next Issue Media
» Readr from Pixel Mags
» The Awl: Weekend Companion from 29th Street Publishing
» The Magazine. from Marco Arment
» TNW Magazine from The Next Web Holding B.V.
» Zinio from Zinio LLC
» Zite Personalized Magazine from Zite, Inc.

Best Newspaper App

The best app representation of a newspaper
» Daily Mail Newspaper from Associated Northcliffe Digital Limited
» LA Times from Tribune Interactive
» Metro Tablet Edition from Associated Northcliffe Digital Limited
» NYTimes from The New York Times Company
» PressReader from NewspaperDirect Inc.
» Rockmelt: Explore the best of the web from RockMelt, Inc.
» SPUN: City News from Broadcastr, Inc.
» The Onion from The Onion
» The Wall Street Journal. from Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
» Zite Personalized Magazine from Zite, Inc.

Best RSS Reader App

The best reader for your RSS feeds
» Cappuccino – Google Reader Client from Bloop
» Feeddler RSS Reader Pro from C.B. Liu
» Feedly: Your Google Reader, Youtube, Google News, RSS News Reader from DevHD
» Mr. Reader from Oliver Fürniß
» NewsRack from omz:software
» Perfect RSS Reader from Connect Technology Co., Ltd
» Pulse News for iPad: Your News, Blog, Magazine and Social Organizer from Alphonso Labs Inc
» Reeder from Silvio Rizzi
» Reeder for iPad from Silvio Rizzi
» Taptu – DJ your News from taptu.com

Best Navigation App

The app that keeps you from getting lost
» Bing from Microsoft Corporation
» Garmin U.S.A. from Garmin
» Google Maps from Google, Inc.
» INRIX Traffic – Never Be Late Again! from INRIX, Inc.
» MapQuest from AOL Inc.
» MotionX GPS Drive from MotionX™
» NAVIGON North America from Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH
» RoadNinja from Lamar Advertising Company
» TomTom U.S.A. from TomTom
» Waze social GPS traffic & gas from Waze Inc.

Best Travel App

The best app for a traveller
» App in the Air – Track Flights and Airports from App in the Air
» Booking.com Hotel reservations for 250,000+ hotels from Booking.com
» KAYAK from kayak.com
» Localscope from Cynapse
» Packing Pro from Quinn Genzel
» Popcarte – Postcards and New Year’s cards from Popcarte.com
» Travel Channel Layover Guide from The Travel Channel, L.L.C.
» Traveler’s Quest from Kitty Code
» Where To? – Discover your next destination using GPS from FutureTap GmbH
» WorldMate from WorldMate, Inc.

Best Transportation App

The best app to stay on top of public transportation
» Citymapper – London Transport Live (tube, bus, cycle and rail) from Citymapper Limited
» Google Maps from Google, Inc.
» Quick Route from Excited Pixel
» Routesy Pro Bay Area San Francisco Muni, BART, Caltrain, AC Transit from Pixelcup
» TaxiTastic Private Hire Cabs from Blueflake
» The Transit App from Samuel Vermette
» Transit Maps from Felt Tip Inc.
» Transporter: Real-time Public Transit Designed for the Bay Area from transporter
» Tube Map London from mxData Ltd
» Uber from Uber Technologies, Inc.

Best App for Locals

The best app for locals to stay informed
» Alfred from Clever Sense
» Foodspotting from Foodspotting, Inc
» forkly from forkly
» Localmind from Localmind, Corp.
» Localscope from Cynapse
» Mob from Hatch Labs, Inc.
» NearMe™ from Yeerp Inc.
» Ness Dining Guide – Restaurant Search from Ness Computing, Inc.
» Where To? – Discover your next destination using GPS from FutureTap GmbH
» Yelp from Yelp

Best Productivity App

Best all to keep you productive
» 1Password from AgileBits Inc.
» 30/30 from Binary Hammer
» Actions for iPad from Usefool Apps
» Clear from Realmac Software
» Evernote from Evernote
» MindNode from IdeasOnCanvas GmbH
» OmniFocus for iPhone from The Omni Group
» Pocket Informant from Web Information Solutions, Inc.
» Things from Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
» Unstuck from Unstuck

Best Task Management App

Best app for keeping track of your task list
» 30/30 from Binary Hammer
» Any.DO To-do list from Any.DO
» Astrid Tasks/To-do List from Todoroo Inc.
» Checkmark from Snowman
» Clear from Realmac Software
» Mindjet Tasks from Mindjet LLC
» OmniFocus for iPad from The Omni Group
» Pocket Informant from Web Information Solutions, Inc.
» Things from Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
» Todo® Pro from Appigo

Best Calendar App

Best Calendar App
» Agenda Calendar from savvy apps, llc
» Awesome Calendar(+Google Task/Diary) from YunaSoft Inc.
» Awesome Note (+To-do/Calendar) from BRID
» Calendars by Readdle from Readdle
» CalenGoo (sync with Google Calendar™) from Dominique Andr Gunia
» Calvetica Calendar from Mysterious Trousers, LLC
» Fantastical from Flexibits Inc.
» iStudiez Pro from iStudiez Team
» miCal HD – missing Calendar for the iPad from entwicklungsschmiede UG & Co KG
» Pocket Informant from Web Information Solutions, Inc.

Best Mobile Office App

Best Mobile Office App
» CloudOn from CloudOn, Inc.
» Google Drive from Google, Inc.
» Jive Software from Jive Software
» OfficeTime – Time & Expense Tracking from OfficeTime Software
» Office² Plus from Byte²
» Outline+ – OneNote notebooks on your iPad. Syncs with Dropbox, Box.com from Gorillized
» Pages from Apple
» Quickoffice Pro HD – edit office documents & view PDF files from Quickoffice, Inc.
» SkyDrive from Microsoft Corporation
» SlideShark: View & Share Presentations from Brainshark, Inc.

Best Business App

Best Business Related App
» Catch Notes from Catch.com, Inc.
» CloudOn from CloudOn, Inc.
» Concur – Travel, Receipts, Expense Reports from Concur
» FuzeBox Mobile from FuzeBox Software Corporation
» OmniPlan from The Omni Group
» Orchestra To-do from Orchestra, Inc.
» Outline+ – OneNote notebooks on your iPad. Syncs with Dropbox, Box.com from Gorillized
» Project Planning Pro from i2e Consulting LLC
» Square Register from Square, Inc.
» Symantec O3 from Symantec

Best Remote Access App

Best Remote Access App
» FuzeBox Mobile from FuzeBox Software Corporation
» Ignition from LogMeIn, Inc.
» iSSH – SSH / VNC Console from Zinger-Soft
» iTeleport for iPad from iTeleport Inc.
» PocketCloud Remote Desktop Pro – RDP / VNC / View from Wyse Technology Inc.
» Prompt from Panic, Inc.
» QuikIO HD: Free for Limited Time from Transcast Media, Inc.
» Screens VNC – Control your computer remotely from Edovia Inc.
» Splashtop 2 – Remote Desktop from Splashtop Inc.
» VNC Viewer from RealVNC

Best Information Organization App

Best Information Organization App
» DEVONthink To Go from DEVONtechnologies, LLC
» Evernote from Evernote
» GoodNotes – Notes & PDF from Time Base Technology Limited
» Meernotes from Fabulously Retro
» OmniFocus for iPhone from The Omni Group
» Outline+ – OneNote notebooks on your iPad. Syncs with Dropbox, Box.com from Gorillized
» Projectbook: Notes and To-dos from theory.io
» Things from Cultured Code GmbH & Co. KG
» ThinkBook – Write, Plan, Outline and Take Notes from Bitolithic Pty Ltd
» WorkFlowy from WorkFlowy

Best Writing App

Best Writing App
» Byword from Metaclassy, Lda.
» Daedalus Touch from The Soulmen GBR
» Day One – Journal from Bloom Built, LLC
» Elements For Dropbox – A Markdown Notes and Writing App from Second Gear
» iA Writer from Information Architects Inc.
» Meernotes from Fabulously Retro
» Notability – Take Notes & Annotate PDFs with Dropbox & Google Drive Sync from Ginger Labs
» Pages from Apple
» Textilus Word Processor from knowtilus
» Writing Kit – Research & Write Markdown/Fountain Documents from Quang Anh Do

Best Music Service App

Best Music Service App
» 8tracks radio from 8tracks Inc.
» Amazon Cloud Player from AMZN Mobile LLC
» Deezer from Deezer
» gMusic: A Google Music player from IIS
» MOG from MOG
» Pandora Radio from Pandora Media, Inc.
» Rdio from Rdio
» Songza from Songza Media, Inc.
» Spotify from Spotify Ltd.
» TuneIn Radio Pro : Listen to live music, news, talk, sports, and podcasts from around the world from TuneIn

Best Music App Replacement

Best replacement for the iOS music app
» Audio Xciter – DSP Enhanced Music Player from Aphex
» CarTunes Music Player from Ryan Oksenhorn
» Ecoute from PixiApps
» gMusic: A Google Music player from IIS
» Groove 2 – Music Player from Zikera
» in:play from bigbluecouch
» Listen from Daft Logic Studio
» robick from birnimal APP
» Spotify from Spotify Ltd.
» Vinyl – the Real Record Player from elephantcandy

Best Music Info App

Best music info and discovery app
» Audious – Discover Your Music from Lukas Burgstaller
» Band Of The Day from 955 Dreams
» Discovr Music – find new music from Filter Squad Pty Ltd
» in:play from bigbluecouch
» MPme from MPme
» NPR Music from NPR
» Recollect — Beautiful music recommendations from Redaranj
» Shazam from Shazam Entertainment Ltd.
» Songkick Concerts from Songkick
» SoundHound from SoundHound, Inc.

Best Weather App

Best Weather App
» AccuWeather for iPad from AccuWeather, Inc.
» Dark Sky – Weather Radar, Hyperlocal Forecasts, and Storm Alerts from Jackadam
» Hurricane from Kitty Code
» RadarScope from Base Velocity, LLC
» Solar : Weather from Hollr, Inc.
» WeatherBug from Earth Networks, Inc.
» Weathercube – Gestural Weather from Appsuperb
» Weather HD – Live Weather Forecast with 3D NOAA Radar from vimov, LLC
» Weather Live from Apalon
» Weather Rabbit from Rabbx Inc.

Best Shopping App

Best Shopping App
» Amazon Mobile from AMZN Mobile LLC
» Catalogue by TheFind – the best catalog app for your holiday shopping spree – period from TheFind.com
» CoffeeTable: Catalog shopping for the iPad and iPhone from Real Valuable, LLC
» Delivery Status touch, a package tracker from Junecloud LLC
» eBay for iPad from eBay Inc.
» Etsy from Etsy, Inc.
» Google Catalogs from Google, Inc.
» Lister: Shopping and To Do Lists from 30 South LLC
» Patalogue for iPad from Patalogue
» Price Check by Amazon from AMZN Mobile LLC

Best Retail App

Best Retail App
» Amazon Mobile from AMZN Mobile LLC
» CoffeeTable: Catalog shopping for the iPad and iPhone from Real Valuable, LLC
» eBay for iPad from eBay Inc.
» Pose from Pose
» RedLaser – Barcode Scanner, Shopping Assistant & QR Code Reader from eBay Inc.
» RetailMeNot Coupons from RetailMeNot
» ShopStyle from Sugar Inc
» Square Register from Square, Inc.
» Svpply from Svpply, Inc.
» Wrapp from Bohemian Wrappsody AB

Best Financial App

Best Financial App
» Bankr Personal Finance from Styled Syntax, LLC
» BillMinder – Bill Reminder and Organizer from return7, LLC
» iBank for iPad from IGG Software, LLC
» Mint.com Personal Finance from Mint.com
» MoneyWiz – Personal Finance from SilverWiz
» Saver ~ Control your Expenses from Alex Solonsky
» Shares from Sam Soffes
» StockTouch from Visible Market Inc.
» Trip Boss Expense & Budget travel manager, with tip and currency calculators from Creative Algorithms
» Weave from Intuit Inc.

Best Cooking App

Best Cooks Helper App
» 20 Minute Meals – Jamie Oliver from Zolmo
» AG Wine Guide from Approach Guides LLC
» BabyCakes – Vegan and Gluten-Free Baking by Erin McKenna from BabyCakes NYC Inc
» Better Bacon: Chef Recipes & How to Make Your Own from Open Air Publishing
» iCookbook – thousands of name-brand recipes with easy Voice Control prep from Publications International, Ltd.
» Kitchen Aid Kit Pro – How to Cook Easy: food tips, timer and converter from Hitlab Ltd
» Kitchen Knife Skills: Essentials for the Confident Cook from Open Air Publishing
» Nom Nom Paleo from Nom Nom Paleo
» Paprika Recipe Manager – Get your recipes organized! from Hindsight Labs LLC
» Recipe Manager with Serving Sizer for iPad – your recipes, organized from Creative Algorithms

Best E-Reader App

Best E-Reader App
» exLibris from APPLIFTO INC
» GoodReader for iPad from Good.iWare Ltd.
» iBooks from Apple
» iPoe 2 – The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection from Play Creatividad
» Kindle – Read Books, eBooks, Magazines, Newspapers & Textbooks from AMZN Mobile LLC
» Kobo Books from Kobo Inc.
» Madefire from Madefire Inc.
» Marvin = eBooks + Intelligence from Appstafarian
» NOOK from Barnes & Noble
» Stanza from Lexcycle

Best Comic App

Best Comic Viewing App
» Brave Interactive Comic from Disney
» Comics from comiXology
» Comic Viewer from DenVog, LLC
» Comic Zeal Comic Reader from Bitolithic Pty Ltd
» Cyanide and Happiness from Content House
» DC Comics from DC Entertainment
» Madefire from Madefire Inc.
» Manga Storm – The Ultimate Manga Reader from Work Corner Company Limited
» Marvel Comics from Marvel Entertainment
» NARR8 from NARR8 LIMITED

Best Coffee Table Book App

Best Coffee Table Book App
» Barefoot World Atlas from Touch Press
» Brian Cox’s Wonders of the Universe from HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
» CoffeeTable: Catalog shopping for the iPad and iPhone from Real Valuable, LLC
» Fotopedia Italy from Fotonauts Inc.
» Fotopedia Wild Friends from Fotonauts Inc.
» iPoe – The Interactive and Illustrated Edgar Allan Poe Collection from Play Creatividad
» Kick-Off from Leading Brands JLT
» Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy from Touch Press
» National Parks by National Geographic from National Geographic Society
» The Unilever Series at Tate Modern from Tate Gallery

Best Medical App

Best Medical App
» Dexteria – Fine Motor Skill Development from BinaryLabs, Inc.
» Epocrates from Epocrates
» Health Guide: FirstAid from Kalana Jayatilake
» Juice from Mindbloom
» Living Lung™ – Lung Viewer from iSO-FORM, LLC
» Medscape from WebMD
» My Pain Diary: Chronic Pain Management from Damon Lynn
» Pillboxie from Jared Sinclair
» Tonic from Yodel Code
» WebMD from WebMD

Best Reference App

Best Reference App
» Audubon Guides – A Field Guide to Birds, Mammals, Wildflowers, and Trees from Green Mountain Digital
» EleMints: Periodic Table from Mochi Development, Inc.
» Google Search from Google, Inc.
» iBird Pro Guide to Birds from Mitch Waite Group
» IMDb Movies & TV from IMDb
» Languages from Sonico GmbH
» Math Ref from Happy Maau Studios, LLC
» National Parks by National Geographic from National Geographic Society
» Snapguide from Heavy Bits, Inc
» Wikipedia Mobile from Wikimedia Foundation

Best Blogging App

Best App for Bloggers
» BlogPad Pro for WordPress from Macroweb Ltd
» Blogsy from Fomola
» DraftCraft: Simple Blogging in WordPress, Blogger, Tumblr and LiveJournal. HTML – Free. from Neoline LLC
» Pinterest from Pinterest, Inc.
» Poster – a WordPress blog editor from Tom Witkin
» Posts from Pico
» Squarespace for iPad from Squarespace, Inc.
» Tumblr from Tumblr
» WordPress from Automattic
» Writing Kit – Research & Write Markdown/Fountain Documents from Quang Anh Do

Best Sports App

Best Sports Related App
» ESPN ScoreCenter from ESPN
» ESPN SportsCenter Feed from ESPN
» iGrade Soccer from Zysco
» LiveScore from LiveScore Ltd.
» Live Score Addicts from FootballAddicts
» miCoach Soccer from adidas AG
» MLB.com At Bat from MLB.com
» SportsTap from SportsTap
» theScore Mobile from The Score
» Yahoo! Sportacular from Yahoo! Sports

Best Augmented Reality App

Best App Using Augmented Reality
» Action Movie FX from Bad Robot Interactive
» Aurasma from Aurasma
» Ghostbusters™ Paranormal Blast from XMG Studio Inc.
» Halo 4: King of the Hill Fueled by Mountain Dew from Ogmento
» Inception – The App from Remote Control Productions
» junaio Augmented Reality Browser from metaio GmbH
» Layar – Augmented Reality from Layar B.V.
» MagicPlan from Sensopia
» Spacecraft 3D from Jet Propulsion Laboratory
» Where To? – Discover your next destination using GPS from FutureTap GmbH

Best Video Watching App

Best Video Watching App
» Amazon Instant Video from AMZN Mobile LLC
» Crunchyroll – Watch Anime & Drama Now! from Crunchyroll, Inc.
» Fanhattan from Fanhattan
» Miso – Social TV from GoMiso, Inc.
» NextGuide Free TV Guide Listings with Amazon, Hulu, iTunes, and Netflix from Dijit Media, Inc.
» QuikIO HD: Free for Limited Time from Transcast Media, Inc.
» SlingPlayer for iPad from Sling Media
» Vodio Video Magazine – Discover, Watch and Share Great Videos from Vodio Labs Ltd.
» YouTube from Google, Inc.
» zeebox from zeebox

Best Health App

Best Health App
» Calorie Counter & Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal from MyFitnessPal.com
» Eat This, Not That! Restaurants from Rodale, Inc.
» Endomondo Sports Tracker PRO – GPS Track Running Cycling Walking & More from Endomondo.com
» Food Scanner: Good Food or Bad Food? from ARAWELLA CORPORATION
» iCookbook Diabetic – Recipes and nutritional information plus health articles for people with diabetes from Publications International, Ltd.
» Lose It! from FitNow
» Pregnancy (Sprout) from Med ART Studios
» Sleep Cycle alarm clock from Maciek Drejak Labs
» TactioHealth (Weight Loss, Fitness, Hypertension & Diabetes Family eHealth Tracking System) from Tactio Health Group Inc.
» Yoga Studio from Modern Lotus

Best Fitness App

Best Fitness App
» All-in YOGA HD: 300 Poses & Yoga Classes from ARAWELLA CORPORATION
» Endomondo Sports Tracker – GPS Track Running Cycling Walking & More from Endomondo.com
» iFitness Pro from Mehrdad Mehrain
» Jillian Michaels Weight Loss Plan from Everyday Health, Inc.
» miCoach from adidas International, Inc.
» Novusport from Novusport, Inc
» Runmeter GPS Running Stopwatch from Abvio Inc.
» Two Hundred Situps from SoftwareX
» Yoga Studio from Modern Lotus
» Zombies, Run! from Six to Start

Best Wallpaper App

Best Wallpaper App
» 3D Wallpaper Pro – Wallpapers HD – Designer Home Screens, Lock Screens & Backgrounds from iNetWallpaper.com LTD
» Backdrops Retina Wallpaper from L-bow Grease, LLC
» Bambu from Plastic
» Call Screen Maker, your best contacts screen designer from AppAnnex, LLC
» CoolPapers Pro – The Best Wallpapers & Backgrounds from Fanzter, Inc.
» iTheme – Themes for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch from Ayogo GmbH
» Kuvva wallpapers from Present Plus BV
» PatchWall HD – Wallpapers and pictures at your fingertips from FeliX Systems
» Pimp Your Screen – Your Device Never Looked Cooler from Apalon
» Poolga Collection 1 from Javier Arce

Best Ringtone App

Best Ringtone App
» AutoRingtone Pro Talking Caller ID Ringtones from No Tie, LLC
» Classical Ringtones from Hurryforward Ltd
» Pimp Your Sound from Apalon
» Ringtone Director Pro from No Tie, LLC
» Ringtone DJ Pro – MP3 Ringtones, Tones, Alerts! from AppAnnex, LLC
» Ringtones Uncensored Pro ringtone & text tone creator for Talking Caller ID from No Tie, LLC
» Ringtonium Pro – Professional Ringtone Designer from Bamboo Group
» ToneBox™ – Ringtone Recorder from Pratchaya Vongnarkpetch
» Top Country Ringtones 100 from wapit ltd.
» Top Tones from Furrukh Adeel

Best Toy App

Best Toy App – Just the fun stuff
» Action Movie FX from Bad Robot Interactive
» Baby DJ from APPLIFTO INC
» Cosmic Top from Cool Bear Studios LLC
» Fatify from Apptly LLC
» Futurama Head-in-a-Jar Creator from Comedy Central
» Mad Lips – Make Talking Orange Videos and Annoying Funny Movies from Affective Apps
» Shatoetry from Blindlight Apps
» TableDrum from Dohi Sweden
» Talking Tom & Ben News from Out Fit 7 Ltd.
» The Sandbox from Bulkypix

Best Joke App

Best Joke App
» 9GAG from 9GAG, Inc Limited
» Face/Off from Mohamed Mohamed
» Face Booth Studio – Facetouch HD Lite from Fabian Martinez
» Flowpaper from Diatom Studio
» I’d Cap That 2 With Animated GIF Camera from Iddiction
» iFunny :) from Okrujnost’
» Run Fatty Run from Disparity Games
» Solarium from Brozermo
» Talking Carl! from Tayasui.com
» truTV Impractical Jokers from truTV

Best DJ App

Best App for a DJ
» Audiobus from A Tasty Pixel
» djay from algoriddim
» DJ Mixer Pro from Musicsoft Arts
» DJ Player from iMect Ltd.
» edjing for iPad – Play.Mix.Share from DJiT
» KORG iKaossilator from KORG INC.
» SoundPrism from Audanika GmbH
» Tap DJ – Mix and Scratch your Music from Laan Labs
» Vinyl Tap from Roy Barrick
» vjay from algoriddim

Best Musicians App

Best Musicians Helper
» Animoog from Moog Music Inc.
» Audiobus from A Tasty Pixel
» Audio Xciter Studio from Aphex
» Aurora Sound Studio HD from 4Pockets.com
» Figure from Propellerhead Software AB
» GarageBand from Apple
» GuitarToolkit from Agile Partners
» NanoStudio from Blip Interactive Ltd
» StompBox from 4Pockets.com
» Synergy Studio from 4Pockets.com

Best Musical Instrument App

Best Musical Instrument App
» Curtis for iPad from The Strange Agency LLC
» Filtatron from Moog Music Inc.
» KORG iKaossilator from KORG INC.
» Looptastic HD from Sound Trends LLC
» Loopy HD from A Tasty Pixel
» Magic Guitar from Smule
» Magic Piano from Smule
» MINT.io Groovebox – Music In No Time from Amidio Inc.
» Music Studio from Alexander Gross
» TouchOSC from hexler

Best Music Teaching App

Best Music Teaching App
» A Jazzy Day – Music Education Book for Kids from The Melody Book
» Capo from SuperMegaUltraGroovy, Inc.
» Grand Piano – Learn how to play popular songs on a full size keyboard with customizable sound and metronome from App Camelot
» Guitar In 21 Days from Raja Mohammad Zishanullah
» Guitar Lessons: Rock Prodigy from The Way of H, Inc.
» Jellybean Tunes – Kids Can Learn to Read and Compose Music from Garry Froehlich
» Learn Guitar from Mahalo.com Incorporated
» Piano Complete with 500+ Songs from Better Day Wireless, Inc.
» Piano Dust Buster – With Christmas Songs from JoyTunes
» Pluto Learns Piano HD from Pluto Games, Inc.

Best Photo App

Best Camera Replacement App for Photos
» 645 PRO from Michael Hardaker
» Blux Camera Pro from YIN XUE
» Camera+ from tap tap tap
» Camera Plus Pro from Global Delight Technologies Pvt. Ltd
» Hipstamatic from Hipstamatic, LLC
» KitCam from GhostBird Software
» Pixlr-o-matic from Autodesk Inc.
» PowerCam™ from Wondershare Software Co., Ltd
» ProCamera from Jens Daemgen
» VSCO CAM from Visual Supply Company

Best Video App

Best Camera Replacement App for Video
» 1TapVideo – Instant Video Recording from MaPaCoPa
» 8mm Vintage Camera from Nexvio Inc.
» Blux Movie from YIN XUE
» FiLMiC Pro 2 from Cinegenix, LLC
» Game Your Video from Global Delight Technologies Pvt. Ltd
» Lapse It Pro • Time Lapse Professional from Interactive Universe
» MoviePro : Video Recorder with Pause, Zoom, Secret Mode, and Multiple Recording Options with Fastest Performance from Mirage Labs Private Limited
» Video Camera from i4software
» Videokits from Tapshot, Inc.
» Video Star from Frontier Design Group

Best Photo Editing App

Best App for Editing Photos
» AntiCrop from Adva-Soft
» Filterstorm Pro from Tai Shimizu
» FX Photo Studio from MacPhun LLC
» iPhoto from Apple
» Photo Editor by Aviary from Aviary
» Photogene for iPad from Omer Shoor
» PhotoToaster – Photo Editor, Filters and Effects for Instagram, Facebook and more from East Coast Pixels, Inc.
» PhotoViva from Lamina Design
» Snapseed from Nik Software, Inc.
» TouchRetouch from Adva-Soft

Best Video Editing App

Best App for Editing Video
» FiLMiC Pro from Cinegenix, LLC
» Game Your Video from Global Delight Technologies Pvt. Ltd
» iMovie from Apple
» MoviePro : Video Recorder with Pause, Zoom, Secret Mode, and Multiple Recording Options with Fastest Performance from Mirage Labs Private Limited
» Pinnacle Studio from Corel Inc.
» Telly from Telly, Inc
» Videokits from Tapshot, Inc.
» Videolicious from The Talk Market, Inc.
» Video Star from Frontier Design Group
» Vintagio from MacPhun LLC

Best Photo Sharing App

Best Photo Sharing App
» Bump from Bump Technologies, Inc.
» Camera+ from tap tap tap
» Camera Awesome from SmugMug
» Camera Plus Pro from Global Delight Technologies Pvt. Ltd
» Cooliris from Cooliris, Inc
» Facebook from Facebook, Inc.
» Facebook Camera from Facebook, Inc.
» Instagram from Burbn, Inc.
» PowerCam™ from Wondershare Software Co., Ltd
» Rollie by Fabulously Retro from Fabulously Retro

Best Video Sharing App

Best Video Sharing App
» Broadcast for Friends (BFF) by Ustream – Stream Live Video to Your Friends or Fans from Ustream.tv, Inc
» Cloudee – private video sharing from BOXEE, INC.
» Game Your Video from Global Delight Technologies Pvt. Ltd
» Klip Video Sharing from Klip, Inc.
» Qik Video from Skype Communications S.a.r.l
» Showyou from Remixation, Inc.
» Socialcam from Justin.tv
» Telly from Telly, Inc
» Viddy from Viddy, Inc.
» Vintagio from MacPhun LLC

Best Creative Photo App

Best Creative Photo App
» Blux Camera Pro from YIN XUE
» Camera Plus Pro from Global Delight Technologies Pvt. Ltd
» Echograph — Create Cinemagraph Animated GIFs from Clear-Media
» Halftone from Juicy Bits
» Nostalgio from Apalon
» Paint FX : Photo Effects Editor from Sprite Labs
» Percolator from Tinrocket, LLC
» Photosynth from Microsoft Corporation
» Pixlr-o-matic from Autodesk Inc.
» PowerCam™ from Wondershare Software Co., Ltd

Best Creative Video App

Best Creative Video Creation App
» Backspaces from Backspaces Inc.
» Cartoonatic Christmas from MacPhun LLC
» Cinemagram from Factyle
» Echograph — Create Cinemagraph Animated GIFs from Clear-Media
» Game Your Video from Global Delight Technologies Pvt. Ltd
» iMovie from Apple
» Ptch from ptch
» Strum from Smule
» Telly from Telly, Inc
» Vintagio from MacPhun LLC

Best Artistic App

Best app for the artist
» ArtRage from Ambient Design Ltd.
» ArtStudio – draw, paint and edit photo from Lucky Clan
» Auryn Ink from Auryn Inc.
» Brushes 3 from Taptrix, Inc.
» Ink Artist – Vector Draw, Paint, Sketch, Doodle with Natural Brushes from effectmatrix
» Inkpad from Taptrix, Inc.
» Paper by FiftyThree from FiftyThree, Inc.
» Procreate – Sketch, paint, create. from Savage Interactive Pty Ltd
» SketchBook Ink from Autodesk Inc.
» SketchBook Pro for iPad from Autodesk Inc.

Best Generative Art App

Best app for creating algorithmic art
» Aeolian Harp from Uwe Oestermeier
» Björk: Biophilia from Björk
» Borderlands Granular from Chris Carlson
» Glitchbeam from Jason Walters
» iOrnament – The Art of Symmetry from science-to-touch
» Midnight HD from Hyperbolic Magnetism
» MotionPhone from Scott Snibbe Studio, Inc.
» REWORK_ (Philip Glass Remixed) from Scott Snibbe Studio, Inc.
» Scape from Opal Limited
» Thicket from Interval Studios

Best Infant App

Best app for infants to play and learn
» Alphabet Tracer from Trevor D’Arcy-Evans
» Animals for Tots. Animated flashcards with animal sounds from AppAnnex, LLC
» Baby’s Musical Hands from Streaming Colour Studios
» Farm Animals – Activity Book from Brave Tomatoes
» Joy Tales – The original storybook collection of interactive stories for healthy children growth, parents can read as a book and record voice, kids can play with the animated fairytale and listen to the audiobook narration, for bedtime and travel ! from Desdoo
» Sound Touch from SoundTouch
» Talking Carla from Tayasui
» TallyTots Pocket from Spinlight Studio
» Toca Train from Toca Boca AB
» Voca Band from JLS Co.,Ltd.

Best Kids App

Best app for young kids
» Angry Birds Star Wars from Rovio Entertainment Ltd
» Ansel & Clair’s Adventures in Africa from Cognitive Kid, Inc.
» BrainPOP Featured Movie from BrainPOP®
» Felt Board from Software Smoothie
» PetWorld 3D: My Animal Rescue from Tivola Publishing GmbH
» PHLIP from Curious Hat
» Playground HD2 – Smart Kids Edition. 6 logic games for kids aged 4-7 years in 1 App. from Jan Essig
» Rayman Jungle Run from Ubisoft
» Subway Surfers from Kiloo
» Temple Run from Imangi Studios, LLC

Best Storybook App

Best storybook app
» Cinderella: Storybook Deluxe from Disney
» CosmoCamp: Picnic Problems, Interactive Storybook from Frima
» Fat Shadow – Interactive Book App for Kids from Scarpetta & Lauria Production
» Frederick Spider story book for children from D-Line
» Goodnight Moon from Loud Crow Interactive Inc.
» Numberlys from Moonbot Studios LA, LLC
» Pango Book 4 from julien akita
» Penelope The Purple Pirate from PicPocket Books
» The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore from Moonbot Studios LA, LLC
» The Magnificent Travelling Palace- An interactive animated story book for children 3D from PlaneTree Family Productions

Best Kids Toy App

Best kids toy app
» Amelia and Terror of the Night from OhNoo Studio
» Baby DJ from APPLIFTO INC
» Beck and Bo from react-in
» DressApp Fantasy – Dress Up Princess, Mermaid, Fairy and Superhero from ICON, LLC
» Faces iMake – Right Brain Creativity from iMagine machine LLC
» Felt Board from Software Smoothie
» Foldify from Pixle
» Pango Playground for kids from julien akita
» Talking Angela from Out Fit 7 Ltd.
» Weather Rabbit from Rabbx Inc.

Best Young Adults App

Best app for young adults
» Dandelion from Protein
» Duolingo – Learn Spanish, French, and German for free from Duolingo
» EleMints: Periodic Table from Mochi Development, Inc.
» Embarrassing Moments from Discovery Girls, Inc.
» FX Photo Studio HD from MacPhun LLC
» iHomework from Paul Pilone
» inClass from inClass, Inc.
» Keynote from Apple
» Let’s Learn How To Draw from Playtend Apps LLP
» Middle School Confidential 2: Real Friends vs. the Other Kind from Electric Eggplant

Best Elementary Student App

The app that’s the best for primary / grade school kids
» 1st Grade Math: Splash Math Worksheets App for Numbers, Counting, Addition, Subtraction and others [HD Free] from StudyPad, Inc.
» 3 Words by Dotted Duck from Dotted Duck, LLC
» AppTutor PVR – Place Value and Rounding from PadStar Publishing, Inc.
» Felt Board from Software Smoothie
» iTooch Elementary School | Math, Language Arts and Science worksheets for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade from eduPad Inc.
» Simplex Spelling Phonics 1 – English from Pyxwise Software Inc.
» Syntax City from Smarty Ears
» TeachMe: 1st Grade from 24x7digital LLC
» TeachMe: 2nd Grade from 24x7digital LLC
» Touch and Write from FIZZBRAIN LLC

Best Middle School Student App

The app that’s the best for middle school kids
» Chemical Elements Pro from Yves Nasan
» ConversationBuilderTeen from Mobile Education Store LLC
» Dandelion from Protein
» Division Pro from frogameleon Ltd
» Geography Drive USA™ from Spinlight Studio
» iStudiez Pro from iStudiez Team
» Math Ref from Happy Maau Studios, LLC
» Middle School Confidential 1: Be Confident in Who You Are from Electric Eggplant
» School Countdown Full – A Smart Class Timetable for Teacher and Student from Dynotes Mobile Technology LTD.
» Stack the Countries™ from Dan Russell-Pinson

Best High School Student App

The app that’s the best for high school kids
» Dictionary.com Dictionary & Thesaurus – No Ads from Dictionary.com, LLC
» EleMints: Periodic Table from Mochi Development, Inc.
» iLearn: Periodic Table from Jumper Mobile
» iStudiez Pro from iStudiez Team
» Mathemagics – Mental Math Tricks from Blue Lightning Labs
» Math Ref from Happy Maau Studios, LLC
» Mental Maths – MathsJump™ – Mental Math Tricks from Aparesh Sood
» SAT by Dictionary.com from Dictionary.com, LLC
» SparkNotes from SparkNotes LLC
» Student T.A from ArcDNA Inc.

Best College Student App

The app that’s the best for college students
» 30/30 from Binary Hammer
» AroundCampus from University Directories, LLC
» Calculator Pro for iPad from Apalon
» EleMints: Periodic Table from Mochi Development, Inc.
» exLibris from APPLIFTO INC
» iStudiez Pro from iStudiez Team
» Kno Textbooks from Kno Inc.
» Math Ref from Happy Maau Studios, LLC
» Schoology from Schoology, Inc.

» Student T.A from ArcDNA Inc.

Best Adult Education App

The app that’s the best for adult learners
» Business English for iPad – von LinguaTV.com from LinguaTV
» Encyclopædia Britannica from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc
» Evernote from Evernote
» iTunes U from Apple
» Khan Academy from Khan Academy
» Learn French – MindSnacks from MindSnacks
» Mathemagics – Mental Math Tricks from Blue Lightning Labs
» Photography Assignment Generator from Noel Chenier
» Robots for iPad from Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers Inc
» TED from TED Conferences

Best Educational Game

The best educational game
» AWEsum Plus from NOMAD Apps
» Concentration – The Attention Trainer HD from Tivola Publishing GmbH
» Math Summoner from Jiayi Chong
» Numerosity: Play with Math! from ThoughtBox
» Playground HD1 – 12 games for kids aged 2-6 in 1 App from Jan Essig
» Playground HD2 – Smart Kids Edition. 6 logic games for kids aged 4-7 years in 1 App. from Jan Essig
» Pluto Learns Piano HD from Pluto Games, Inc.
» Rainbow Sentences from Mobile Education Store LLC
» The Math Mage from RGH Games LLC
» What Time is it Mr. Wolf? – by Teacher’s Pet from Teacher’s Pet

Best Family Game

The best game for families
» Fingstar from VOVASOFT
» Fruit Ninja HD from Halfbrick Studios
» Geography Drive USA™ from Spinlight Studio
» Hit Tennis 3 from Focused Apps LLC
» Junk Jack from Pixbits SRL
» Peggle HD from PopCap
» Pocket Frogs from NimbleBit LLC
» RISK™: The Official Game for iPad from Electronic Arts
» Ticket to Ride from Days Of Wonder, Inc.
» Voca Bakery HD from JLS Co.,Ltd.

Best Under 9 Kids Game

The best game for kids under 9 years old
» ‘Where Is It?’ from LookAndFeel
» Clouds & Sheep from HandyGames
» Geography Drive USA™ from Spinlight Studio
» Ham on the Run! from Glu Games Inc.
» Minecraft – Pocket Edition from Mojang
» Pango Playground for kids from julien akita
» Playground HD3 – ABC Edition. The kids app to learn how to write letters. from Jan Essig
» Puzzle Craft from Chillingo Ltd
» Save The Puppies from HandyGames
» What Time is it Mr. Wolf? – by Teacher’s Pet from Teacher’s Pet

Best Under 12 Kids Game

The best game for kids under 12 years old
» AWEsum! from NOMAD Apps
» Draw a Stickman: EPIC from Hitcents.com, Inc.
» LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 from Warner Bros.
» Minecraft – Pocket Edition from Mojang
» Pudding Monsters from ZeptoLab UK Limited
» Scribblenauts Remix from Warner Bros.
» Ski Safari from Defiant Development
» The Room from Fireproof Games
» Where’s My Water? from Disney
» Wipeout from Activision Publishing, Inc.

Best Teacher App

The app that makes a teachers life easier
» 2nd Grade Math: Splash Math Worksheets Game for kids [HD Lite] from StudyPad, Inc.
» Atlas by Collins™ from HarperCollins Publishers Ltd
» ClassDojo from Class Twist Inc
» iDoceo – teacher’s gradebook,diary and timetable from Bert Sanchis
» iTeacherBook from iStudiez Team
» iTooch Elementary School | Math, Language Arts and Science worksheets for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade from eduPad Inc.
» Khan Academy from Khan Academy
» Quick Graph: Your Scientific Graphing Calculator from Colombiamug
» TeacherKit from ITWorx
» TeacherTool from Udo Hilwerling

Best Parenting App

Best app for parenting
» Artkive from The Kive Company
» Chore Pad HD from Nannek
» Guided Play – Teach Infant Children to Learn from Media Inflow
» iAllowance: Allowances, Chores & Rewards w/Sync from James Spencer
» iBehave from Random Widgets Inc.
» iRewardChart: Parents Reward Tracker Behavior Chore chart from Gotclues, Inc
» iTooch Elementary School | Math, Language Arts and Science worksheets for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade from eduPad Inc.
» Mulberry FingerPlays for iPad from Mulberry Media Interactive Inc.
» My Story App from My Story App LLC
» Recipe Manager with Serving Sizer for iPad – your recipes, organized from Creative Algorithms

Best Kid Distraction App

Best app to distract your kids
» ‘Where Is It?’ from LookAndFeel
» I Spy With Lola HD: A Fun Clue Game for Kids! from BeiZ Ltd.
» Minecraft – Pocket Edition from Mojang
» Pango Playground for kids from julien akita
» Playground HD2 – Smart Kids Edition. 6 logic games for kids aged 4-7 years in 1 App. from Jan Essig
» Tellagami ™ from Tellagami Inc.
» The Night Flier from PageNet
» Toca Hair Salon 2 from Toca Boca AB
» Toca Tailor from Toca Boca AB
» Where’s My Perry? from Disney

Best Special Needs App

Best Special Needs App
» Apraxia Picture Sound Cards APSC from Foundations Developmental House, LLC
» Emotions from I Can Do Apps from I Can Do Apps, LLC
» First Then Visual Schedule from Good Karma Applications, Inc
» GoTalk Now from Attainment Company
» Simplex Spelling Phonics 1 – English from Pyxwise Software Inc.
» Some simple animal puzzles for kids from Jan Essig
» So Much 2 Say – Picture Communication from Close 2 Home Apps, LLC
» Speak for Yourself from Speak for Yourself LLC
» Special Words from Special iApps
» SpeechBox™ for Speech Therapy (Apraxia, Autism, Down’s Syndrome) from The Jonah Bonah Learning Company

Most Innovative Game

Most Innovative Game
» Eufloria HD from Omni Systems Limited
» Finger Tied from Streaming Colour Studios
» Incoboto from Fluttermind
» Micro Miners from BonusLevel.org
» Nihilumbra from BEAUTIFUN GAMES SL
» Plague Inc. from Ndemic Creations
» Sir Benfro’s Brilliant Balloon from Explore and Create Limited
» The Act from Chillingo Ltd
» The Room from Fireproof Games
» Waking Mars from Tiger Style

Best Game Graphics

Best Game Graphics
» Avengers Initiative from Marvel Entertainment
» Bad Hotel from Lucky Frame
» FIFA SOCCER 13 by EA SPORTS from Electronic Arts
» Galaxy on Fire 2™ HD from FISHLABS
» Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour from Gameloft
» Need for Speed™ Most Wanted from Electronic Arts
» RAD Soldiers from WARCHEST LIMITED
» Shark Dash from Gameloft
» The Room from Fireproof Games
» Walking Dead: The Game from Telltale Inc

Best Game Controls

Best Game Controls
» League of Evil from Ravenous Games Inc.
» Mikey Shorts from BeaverTap Games, LLC
» Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour from Gameloft
» Need for Speed™ Most Wanted from Electronic Arts
» Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games
» Rayman Jungle Run from Ubisoft
» Smash Cops from Hutch
» Spell Sword from Everplay
» Super Crate Box from Vlambeer
» Super Hexagon from Terry Cavanagh

Best Game Soundtrack

Best Game Soundtrack
» Bastion from Warner Bros.
» BIT.TRIP BEAT from Namco Networks America Inc. Games
» Contre Jour HD from Chillingo Ltd
» Galaxy on Fire 2™ HD from FISHLABS
» Gratuitous Space Battles from Red Marble Games
» Legend of Fat Ninja from Zephyr Games
» Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour from Gameloft
» Trigger Knight from Mintsphere
» Waking Mars from Tiger Style
» World of Goo from 2D BOY

Best Multiplayer Game

Best Multiplayer Game
» Arcane Legends from Spacetime Studios, LLC
» Great Big War Game from Rubicon
» Hero Academy from Robot Entertainment
» Letterpress – Word Game from atebits
» Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour from Gameloft
» N.O.V.A. 3 – Near Orbit Vanguard Alliance from Gameloft
» Outwitters from One Man Left
» Pocket Legends from Spacetime Studios, LLC
» SHADOWGUN: DeadZone from MADFINGER Games, a.s.
» Soctics League: Online Multiplayer Pocket Football from Bitongo Ltd.

Most Addictive Game

Most Addictive Game
» Clash of Clans from Supercell
» CSR Racing from NaturalMotion
» Junk Jack from Pixbits SRL
» Letterpress – Word Game from atebits
» New Star Soccer from New Star Games
» Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games
» Ski Safari from Defiant Development
» Tiny Wings from Andreas Illiger
» Traveler’s Quest from Kitty Code
» Where’s My Water? from Disney

Best Free to Play Game

Best Free to Play Game
» Clash of Clans from Supercell
» DragonVale from Backflip Studios
» Fleck Touch from Self Aware Games
» Outwitters from One Man Left
» Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games
» Rage of Bahamut from Mobage, Inc.
» The Simpsons™: Tapped Out from Electronic Arts
» The Sims™ FreePlay from Electronic Arts
» Tiny Tower from NimbleBit LLC
» Triple Town from Spry Fox, LLC

Best Casual Game

Best Casual Game
» Catch-22 from Mango Down!
» Diggin’ Dogs from Chillingo Ltd
» Hungry Shark Evolution from Future Games of London
» Jack Lumber from SEGA
» Micro Miners from BonusLevel.org
» Middle Manager of Justice from Double Fine Productions, Inc.
» Pizza Vs. Skeletons from Riverman Media LLC
» Pocket God from Bolt Creative
» Spin Up from Nenad Katic
» Tentacles: Enter the Dolphin from Microsoft Corporation

Best Lead Character

Best Lead Character
» Chasing Yello from dreamfab
» Devil’s Attorney from 1337 Game Design AB
» GHOST TRICK: Phantom Detective from CAPCOM
» Granny Smith from Mediocre AB
» Junk Jack from Pixbits SRL
» King Oddball from 10tons Ltd
» Mikey Shorts from BeaverTap Games, LLC
» Temple Run from Imangi Studios, LLC
» Verticus from Moonshark
» Walking Dead: The Game from Telltale Inc

Best Game Series

Best Game Series
» Angry Birds Space from Rovio Entertainment Ltd
» Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD from Gameloft
» Battle Bears Royale from SkyVu Pictures
» Galaxy on Fire 2™ HD from FISHLABS
» Grand Theft Auto: Vice City from Rockstar Games
» LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 from Warner Bros.
» Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour from Gameloft
» Treasure Seekers 4: The Time Has Come HD from G5 Entertainment
» Walking Dead: The Game from Telltale Inc
» Zenonia – The Complete Walkthrough from CYT International

Best Action Game

Best Action Game
» ARC Squadron from Psyonix
» Bastion from Warner Bros.
» Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour from Gameloft
» Nun Attack from Frima
» Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games
» Run Roo Run from 5TH Cell
» Shellrazer from Slick Entertainment Inc.
» Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders from Atypical Games
» Waking Mars from Tiger Style
» Zombie Gunship from Limbic Software

Best Adventure Game

Best Adventure Game
» Devil’s Attorney from 1337 Game Design AB
» GHOST TRICK: Phantom Detective from CAPCOM
» Junk Jack from Pixbits SRL
» Lili™ from BitMonster, Inc.
» Max Payne Mobile from Rockstar Games
» Minecraft – Pocket Edition from Mojang
» Mission Europa Collector’s from Banshee Soft
» Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP from Capybara Games Inc.
» The Room from Fireproof Games
» Walking Dead: The Game from Telltale Inc

Best Arcade Game

Best Arcade Game
» Avengers Initiative from Marvel Entertainment
» DARIUSBURST SP from TAITO Corporation
» Diggin’ Dogs from Chillingo Ltd
» Hungry Shark Evolution from Future Games of London
» Punch Quest from Rocketcat Games
» Shufflepuck Cantina from Agharta Studio
» Ski Safari from Defiant Development
» Super Hexagon from Terry Cavanagh
» Wipeout from Activision Publishing, Inc.
» Zombies. from bignic

Best Board Game

The best board game
» Backgammon from PosiMotion
» Catan HD from USM
» Chess Pro – with coach from Christophe Théron
» Elder Sign: Omens from Fantasy Flight Games
» Friendle+ ~ 8 Live Board Games with Friends and Family from Candywriter
» Jenga HD from NaturalMotion
» Outwitters from One Man Left
» SCRABBLE from Electronic Arts
» Ticket to Ride Pocket from Days Of Wonder, Inc.
» Yatzy Dice ~ FREE from Candywriter

Best Card Game

The best card game
» Ascension: Chronicle of the Godslayer from Playdek
» BANG! the Official Video Game from SpinVector S.p.A.
» Fairway Solitaire HD by Big Fish from Big Fish Games, Inc
» Full Deck Pro Solitaire from GRL Games
» MLB: Full Deck from GREE, Inc.
» Penny Arcade The Game: Gamers vs. Evil from Playdek, Inc.
» Phase 10 from Magmic Inc.
» Rage of Bahamut from Mobage, Inc.
» Shadow Era TCG from Kyle Poole
» Yaniv from Barak Edry

Best Casino Game

The best casino game
» Aw Craps! from 24x7digital LLC
» Big Fish Casino – Free Slots, Poker, Blackjack and More! from Big Fish Games, Inc
» Bingo Bash HD from BitRhymes Inc.
» Blackjack King from Magmic Inc.
» Black Jack Ultimate from Seavus DOOEL
» Chip Chain from AppAbove Games LLC
» Poker by Zynga from Zynga
» Slotomania – Slot Machines from Playtika LTD
» Tower of Fortune from Game Stew
» Vegas Slots from Electron Hut

Best Dice Game

The best dice game
» Aw Craps! from 24x7digital LLC
» Conquist from Schmeuk Studios
» Dice With Buddies from Scopely – Top Free Apps and Games LLC
» dice² from Emma Assin
» Elder Sign: Omens from Fantasy Flight Games
» Farkle Live from Playkot, Ltd.
» Gua-Le-Ni from Double Jungle S.a.s.
» RISK from Electronic Arts
» World Series of YAHTZEE from Electronic Arts
» Yatzy Ultimate from Seavus DOOEL

Best MMO Game

The best Massively Multiplayer Online (MMO) game
» 3D MMO Celtic Heroes from One Thumb Mobile
» Arcane Legends from Spacetime Studios, LLC
» Battle Bears Royale from SkyVu Pictures
» Fleck Touch from Self Aware Games
» GraalOnline Era+ from EUROCENTER
» Heroes of Order & Chaos – Multiplayer Online Game from Gameloft
» Order & Chaos© Online from Gameloft
» Parallel Kingdom MMO from PerBlue Inc
» Rage of Bahamut from Mobage, Inc.
» Star Warfare:Alien Invasion from Freyr Games

Best Music Game

Best Music Game
» Auditorium from Electronic Arts
» Beat Sneak Bandit from Simogo
» Frederic Resurrection of Music from Forever Entertainment S.A.
» Groove Coaster from TAITO Corporation
» Karateka from Karateka LLC
» Pugs Luv Beats from Lucky Frame
» Rhythmanix from Krithee Sirisith
» SongPop from FreshPlanet Inc.
» TAP SONIC by Neowiz from NEOWIZ Internet Corp.
» Tap Tap Revenge Tour from Tapulous, Inc.

Best Puzzle Game

Best Puzzle Game
» 10000000 from EightyEight Games LTD
» Async Corp. from Powerhead Games
» Bad Piggies from Rovio Entertainment Ltd
» Blast-A-Way from Illusion Labs
» Dream of Pixels from Dawn of Play
» Girls Like Robots from [adult swim]
» Polymer from Whitaker Blackall
» The Curse from Toy Studio LLC
» The Last Rocket from Shaun Inman
» The Room from Fireproof Games

Best Racing Game

Best Racing Game
» Asphalt 7: Heat from Gameloft
» Bike Baron from Mountain Sheep
» Jet Trains from Realore
» Mini Motor Racing from The Binary Mill
» MotoHeroz from Ubisoft
» Need for Speed™ Most Wanted from Electronic Arts
» Re-Volt Classic from Big Bit Ltd
» Real Racing 2 HD from Firemint Pty Ltd
» Reckless Racing 2 from Polarbit
» Retro Racing from Mr Qwak Limited

Best Retro Game

Best Retro Game
» Activision Anthology from Activision Publishing, Inc.
» Aliens versus Humans from Leisurerules Inc.
» Atari’s Greatest Hits from Atari
» Crazy Taxi from SEGA
» League of Evil from Ravenous Games Inc.
» METAL SLUG 3 from SNK PLAYMORE
» Mutant Mudds from Renegade Kid
» Organ Trail: Director’s Cut from The Men Who Wear Many Hats LLC
» Raiden Legacy from DotEmu
» Wizorb from Tribute Games

Best Role Playing Game

Best Role Playing Game
» Arcane Legends from Spacetime Studios, LLC
» Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition from Beamdog
» Inotia 4 from Com2uS Inc.
» Knights of Pen & Paper from Behold Studios Jogos Eletronicos LTDA ME
» ORC: Vengeance from Chillingo Ltd
» Organ Trail: Director’s Cut from The Men Who Wear Many Hats LLC
» Penny Arcade’s On The Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3 from TinkerHouse Games
» Ravensword: Shadowlands from Crescent Moon Games
» Spell Sword from Everplay
» The World Ends with You: Solo Remix from SQUARE ENIX

Best Simulation Game

Best Simulation Game
» Game Dev Story from Kairosoft Co.,Ltd
» Gratuitous Space Battles from Red Marble Games
» Plague Inc. from Ndemic Creations
» Pocket Planes from NimbleBit LLC
» Revenge of the Rob-O-Bot from Nena Innovation AB
» Sailboat Championship PRO from Infinite Dreams Inc.
» The Island: Castaway™ HD (Full) from G5 Entertainment
» The Room from Fireproof Games
» The Sandbox from Bulkypix
» Zombie Gunship from Limbic Software

Best Sports Game

Best Sports Game
» Big Win Hockey from Hothead Games Inc.
» FIFA SOCCER 13 by EA SPORTS from Electronic Arts
» Flick Golf Extreme! HD from Full Fat
» Gasketball™ from Mikengreg
» NBA 2K13 from 2K Sports
» New Star Soccer from New Star Games
» NFL Kicker 13 from Full Fat
» NFL Rivals from NaturalMotion
» Real Boxing™ from Vivid Games
» Score! Classic Goals from First Touch

Best Strategy Game

Best Strategy Game
» Aliens versus Humans from Leisurerules Inc.
» Anomaly Korea from Chillingo Ltd
» Battle of the Bulge from Shenandoah Studio
» Castle Raid from Arcticmill
» Fieldrunners 2 HD from Subatomic Studios, LLC
» Gem Keeper™ from NCSOFT
» Kingdom Rush from Armor Games Inc
» Outwitters from One Man Left
» Tower Defense® from Com2uS Inc.
» TowerMadness from Limbic Software

Best Trivia Game

Best Trivia Game
» Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?® & Friends Free from Ludia
» Family Feud® & Friends from Ludia
» JEOPARDY! Platinum from Sony Pictures Television
» MovieCat! – Movie Trivia Game from OtherWise Games
» Quizboard from Planeto AB
» SongPop from FreshPlanet Inc.
» The Weakest Link & Friends Free from Ludia
» Trivia by Sporcle from Sporcle, Inc.
» Trivie – Battle of Wits! from Trivie, Inc
» YOU DON’T KNOW JACK from Jellyvision Games, Inc.

Best Word Game

Best Word Game
» Dabble – the Fast Thinking Word Game for iPad from INI, LLC
» Letterpress – Word Game from atebits
» Lexatron from Fictorial LLC
» Puzzlejuice from Colaboratory
» QatQi from ZWorkbench, Inc.
» SpellTower from Zach Gage
» War of Words Apocalypse from Wolf Studios, LLC
» Word Bird HD from funkitron
» Word Ladder from Sporcle, Inc.
» WordsWorth from 99Games Online Private Limited

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