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The Google Play group revealed its own inaugural awards during the Google I/O event for the best Android games of the year. Supercell’s Clash Royale came out as the top game.

The list covers a wide variety, and that’s important, considering Android reaches more than a billion people. The awards honor real-time multiplayer, beautiful Indie games, industry-changing startups, innovative uses of mobile technology and more, showing how developers continue to push the boundaries of what apps can do.

Here are the winners:

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