Apple Design Award 2017 Winners announced at WWDC 2017
Here they are:
Bear App by Shiny Frog di Matteo Rattotti e C. S.N.C. (Italy)
Developed by a three-person team in Italy, Bear takes full advantage of essential technologies like Core Data, TextKit/CoreText, Core Graphics, Core Audio, Core Spotlight, iCloud sync, Share extensions, 3D Touch, Haptic feedback, and VoiceOver to provide a fast and powerful native experience on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.
Kitchen Stories App by AJNS New Media GmbH (Germany)
Written almost entirely in Swift, Kitchen Stories supports 3D Touch, Haptic feedback, Rich Notifications with images and videos, iPad Multi-tasking, Picture in Picture video playback, Handoff, Spotlight search, tvOS Dark mode, and more, ensuring a remarkable experience on any device.
Blackbox by Ryan McLeod (USA)
Blackbox was chosen as an Apple Design Award winner for being fully accessible, and offering unique and ingenious gameplay, deep iOS integration, and clever innovations.
Splitter Critters by RAC7 Games (Canada)
Was selected as an Apple Design Award winner for it’s touch-centric game play, absorbing sound design, and minimalistic paper-craft aesthetic.
Mushroom 11 by Untame (USA)
Was selected as an Apple Design Award winner for its intriguing alien landscapes, rich hand-painted levels, and incredibly unique, tactile, and immersive gameplay on iPhone and iPad.
Old Man’s Journey by Broken Rules (Austria)
Was selected as an Apple Design Award winner for its immersive and meaningful game play, beautiful, hand-drawn art style, and whimsical, exceptionally crafted landscapes.
Severed by Drinkbox Studios (Canada)
Was selected for a sword-swinging mechanic that’s both intuitive and effective, the thoughtful approach taken for touchscreen-only controls, and the Metal optimizations used to create its high fidelity graphics and effects, and as well as its support for Game Center Achievements, ReplayKit to record video and audio, 3D Touch to Peek & Pop in-game maps, and iCloud for syncing game play between devices.