Clash Royale, Galaxy of Heroes and Alphabear in the running for first Google Play Awards

Clash Royale, Galaxy of Heroes and Alphabear in the running for first Google Play Awards

Building on ongoing discovery improvements on Google Play - such as the Indie Showcase - Google has announced the Google Play Awards.

Part of its annual Google I/O conference in San Francisco on 18-20 May - and highlighted in a dedicated collection on Google Play - it spans five nominees across 10 award categories, including Best Game.

Nominated in the category are:

  • Alphabear (Spry Fox) - also nominated as Standout Indie,
  • Clash of Kings (Elex),
  • Clash Royale (Supercell),
  • MARVEL Future Fight (Netmarble), and
  • Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes (EA Mobile)

The other 9 categories are:

  • Standout Stantup
  • Standout Indie
  • Best Families App
  • Best Use of Material Design
  • Best Use of Google Play Services
  • Early Adopter
  • Go Global
  • Most Innovative
  • Best App

The winners will be announced on stage on 19 May at 7pm PDT, also via the conference live stream.

Contributing Editor

A Pocket Gamer co-founder, Jon is Contributing Editor at which means he acts like a slightly confused uncle who's forgotten where he's left his glasses. As well as letters and cameras, he likes imaginary numbers and legumes.


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