Google highlights 60 app and game nominees for second annual Play Awards

Winners will be announced at the Google I/O conference on May 18.

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Google I/O is just about three weeks away, and Google is already starting the festivities. Along with the developer’s preview of Android O, the company has now announced the finalists for its second annual Google Play Awards, and there are even more awesome apps on display this year.

While all of the main awards remain, including Best App, Best Game, Best Standout Indie, and Best Standout Startup, a number of new apps will be recognized this year in an array of categories, including AR, VR, and Android Wear. This year, each category includes five nominees, with winners to be announced on Thursday, May 18. We've listed all the nominees below, and you can also find them all on a single Play Store page.

Best App

Best Game

Standout Indie

Standout Startup

Best Android Wear Experience

Best TV Experience

Best VR Experience

Best AR Experience

Best App for Kids

Best Multiplayer Game

Best Accessibility Experience

Best Social Impact

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