Your browser is not Javascript enable or you have turn it off. We recommend you to activate for better security reasonApple names 'El Hijo' the Apple TV game of the year - FlatpanelsHD

Apple names 'El Hijo' the Apple TV game of the year

29 Nov 2022 | Rasmus Larsen |

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

Latest news

Netflix live streaming

Netflix starts testing live streaming ahead of its first live shows

27 Jan 2023 | Rasmus Larsen |

Update: DTS:X is coming to new LG OLED and premium LCD TVs

27 Jan 2023 | Flatpanels |
Samsung S95C QD-OLED

Samsung lists first 77" QD-OLED TV for $4499

26 Jan 2023 | Rasmus Larsen |
Google TV iPhone ad

Google TV now shows ads for products other than shows/movies

25 Jan 2023 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung 2023 microLED

240Hz 4K TVs are waiting in the wings

24 Jan 2023 | Rasmus Larsen |
Apple TV 4K

Updated: tvOS 16.3 ready for Apple TV – Bluetooth remote / controller issues fixed?

23 Jan 2023 | Rasmus Larsen |
Samsung TV Plus

Samsung in talks to bring its free streaming service to other TV brands

23 Jan 2023 | Rasmus Larsen |

Next-gen 'NanoLED' (real QLED) display prototype showcased

20 Jan 2023 | Rasmus Larsen |