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Pocket Gamer Awards 2023 winners revealed

Over 350,000 readers voted across 20 categories competing for the honour of being crowned Mobile Game Of The Year by the consumer site
Pocket Gamer Awards 2023 winners revealed
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Over at our consumer site, readers have voted in their thousands and now it’s time to reveal the winners of the Pocket Gamer Awards 2023

This year's awards have been hotly contested as ever, with over 350,000 votes cast across 20 categories. The Pocket Gamer Awards are a celebration of the best in mobile games, from the publishers of the leading and longest-running mobile games consumer website. Since 2006 we've been delivering news, reviews, tips, guides and features that inform and entertain mobile and handheld games around the world.

"2023 has been an absolutely momentous year for mobile gaming, with Netflix, Apple Arcade and Xbox Game Pass all making it easier than ever for more people to access games," said Pocket Gamer editor-in-chief Dann Sullivan.

"It's been a year of consolidation and layoffs for a lot of major companies, but despite that we've seen more amazing games than ever release onto our favourite gaming handhelds: our phones.

“After a record-breaking nominations period, over 350,000 of you came together to show your love for your favourite games and vote in our month-long celebration of the best games, and we're happy to announce 2023's winners - chosen by you - today."

The winners in full:

Mobile Game of the Year: Arena Breakout
Best Updated Game: Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery
Best Mobile Developer: Space Ape Games
Best Mobile Publisher: Gameloft
Best Apple Arcade Game: Hill Climb Racing+
Best Netflix Games Game: Spongebob: Get Cooking
Best Roblox Game: Miraculous RP: Ladybug & Cat Noir
Best Puzzle Game: DC Heroes & Villains
Best Platform Game: Super Cat Tales: PAWS
Best Sports Game: Hoop Land
Best Strategy Game: Grand Cross: Age of Titans
Best Role Playing Game: Goddess of Victory: NIKKE
Best Action Game: Vampire Survivors
Best Family Game: Peridot
Best Game Storytelling: Unpacking
Best Digital Board Game: Monopoly Go
Best Game We're Still Playing: Skip-Bo Mobile
Best Multiplayer Game: Arena Breakout
Best Community: Knighthood
Best Mobile Controller: Backbone One

Check out for the full list of finalists and celebratory video.