Apple has announced the winners of the 2022 App Store Awards, with El Hijo named Apple TV game of the year and Wylde Flowers the Apple Arcade game of the year.
With A15 Bionic, increased RAM, increased storage capacity, multi-user support, wide support for game controllers and Buddy Controller, Apple TV 4K is becoming a fairly capable device for casual and family-oriented gaming as detailed in our in-depth review of the 2022 box.
The company has today announced the winners of the annual App Store Awards, spotlighting 16 apps and games. The full list can be found below but specifically for Apple TV the company spotlighted two games.
El Hijo is a family adventure game while Wylde Flowers is a children's adventure game.
- "El Hijo, a Wild West tale, is a smartly designed stealth game that looks exceptional on the big screen with Apple TV. Apple Arcade’s unique life sim Wylde Flowers invites players into its charming world of diverse characters and magical spells," said Apple.
ViX, the largest Spanish streaming service in the world, was named the Apple TV app of the year.
Also read: Apple TV: Best games on Apple Arcade & App Store
Apple has previously named Space Marshals 3, Dandara Trials of Fear and Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap Apple TV games of the year, and Fantasian, Sneaky Sasquatch and Sayonara Wild Hearts Apple Arcade games of the year.
2022 App Store Awards
iPhone App of the Year: BeReal
iPad App of the Year: GoodNotes 5
Mac App of the Year: MacFamilyTree 10
Apple TV App of the Year: ViX
Apple Watch App of the Year: Gentler Streak
iPhone Game of the Year: Apex Legends Mobile
iPad Game of the Year: Moncage
Mac Game of the Year: Inscryption
Apple TV Game of the Year: El Hijo
Apple Arcade Game of the Year: Wylde Flowers
China Game of the Year: League of Legends Esports Manager