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 Welcome to the 1st annual App of the Year awards, a celebration of the best mobile and tablet games released in 2012 as well as the up and coming whom we hope edge towards release in 2013. For the next 30 days, it's time to recognize the dedication and creativty of so many developers who have given everything to their craft.

We are totally new to this and only have a few thousand games listed - so make yourself count and show your support by finding your favorites and voting for them! We aim to continue to be a site which puts the developers in charge and first instead of editors, leaderboards or advertising - so all of the creators who put in the effort to list their game here are eligible to win. Who will be the first to take out the 2012 App of the Year? Up until Jan 1st 2013 join us and soon you will find out! Welcome to the 1st Annual App of the Year Awards (also check out our Indie of the Year awards and Mod of the Year awards).

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Ho ho ho Merry Christmas and merry App of the Year!

Posted by Henley on Dec 25th, 2012
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Ho ho ho Merry Christmas and merry App of the Year. With more than 4,000 votes and over 6,300,000 visitors spanning 22 days. We shoveled the punched ballot cards into the local SlideDB super computer, ran our algorithms and watched the computer churn the raw data into our top 5 list. We lost the lives of many talented scientists and computer experts, but it was worth it because now we have something awesome to share with our community.

Your votes have decided this years App of the Year and the results speak for themselves.



5Gua-Le-Ni
or The Horrendous Parade is an action puzzle videogame. Categorize the fantastic paper-animals before they flee the bestiary which contains them! Use the taxonomic cubes! Feed the brutes!

4Dream of Pixels
is a beautiful falling blocks puzzle game - in reverse! A brilliant twist on the old classic - unpack tetromino blocks instead of the usual packing. Tap on the mesmerizing grid to unpack tetrominos and watch them spin, rotate and fall. Clear the lines from the beautiful cloudy grid fast enough - or it's dream over.

33volution - A Primordial Soup Challenge
So, you think life just accidentally began when organic molecules (after millions and millions of years of swimming in a puddle of primordial soup) organized one-too-many swimming championships? Forget everything you've seen in science books, and forget what your teachers told you about the beginning of life.

2Minecraft Pocket Edition
Minecraft is about placing blocks to build things and going on adventures! Pocket Edition includes randomly generated worlds, multiplayer over a local Wi-Fi network, and Survival and Creative modes. You can craft and create with your friends anywhere in the world so long as you have hands spare and battery to burn.

1Knights of Pen & Paper
Turn-based RPG with Manager of a pen and paper RPG table! Knights of Pen&Paper is an indie turn-based retro style pixel-art RPG. Inspired by the great titles of the 90's, play this game feels like you are playing a traditional pen and paper RPG. The player gets to control the playing characters AND the dungeon master, and you choose what battles to fight.

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Lisyarich
Lisyarich Dec 25 2012, 2:34am says:

Congrats to all guys , great work

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3volution
3volution Dec 26 2012, 4:04am says:

Hi, friends of 3volution! Great news, we really want to thank you for all of your support. To reach Top 5 and be named amongst such gems like Knight of Pen & Paper, Minecraft, Dream of Pixels and Gua-Le-Ni is really a great honor. But at least now we know we managed to did a great job with our game. We recently launched a new trailer for 3volution, check it out, too bad it wasn't included in the Top 5 movie. Youtube.com
We wish you a Happy (upcoming) New Year!

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