Google Announced Best Android Excellence Apps and Games for Q2 2018
MobileAppDaily

Google Play Releases The List of Android Excellence Apps and Games for Q2 2018

Money & investment leads the app category, while puzzles and adventures win the game list

Top X published date 7th April, 2018 Twinkle Kalkandha

Android Excellence apps

Not even the GIANT itself can ignore the importance of Editor’s Choice. (of course, a win for the writers’ community today), okay let’s get back on the track! When its Google, things go global naturally and this time the universal connotation is all about “Android Excellence” program, the purpose of which revolves around “showcasing games and apps for Android phones that promise exceptional user experience on Android”. And, this section was globally acclaimed as the Editor’s Choice. Apps that get their dignified place on this list are judged on the basis of technical performance, device optimization, exceptional design and a great user experience. The section is refreshed quarterly and here comes the latest insight on the Google’s list of the best apps in Q2 2018. 

Here Begins The Countdown

1. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC

Adobe Photoshop App

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC comes for free and offers great usability as a powerful yet simple-to-use photo capturing, editing, and sharing the solution for the photos. Premium version is there that users can upgrade their apps to enjoy exceptional features and to get precise control and a seamless access to a variety of devices including mobile, desktop, and the web. The professional capture mode makes it easy to get most out of your camera’s phone. The app is precise, perfect, and professional as well.
 
Download From Google Play 

2. Dashlane

Dashlane helps you keep your password safe and encrypted from unauthorized access. The password manager and digital wallet have more than 8 million users worldwide. The password manager is simple, intuitive, and provides safe login. The best news about the app is - it comes for free. With this amazing application, you can manage all your passwords in a password vault that helps you generate unique passwords through password generator. It is an apt solution to secure important notes and codes on the application. 
 
Download From Google Play 

3. Hostelworld

Holstelworlds

As one of the best apps for Android, Hostelworld is the premier travel and local category application. The app has been recently published in Huffington Post as the best travel app. The app has over 9 million reviews from the passionate travelers’ community. The app offers 10% guarantee on the bookings to any of places, which offers additional point to this exceptional travel application. You can search and compare over 35,000 hotels to get bookings at the best locations. 
 
Download From Google Play 

4. iCook

iCook is available in beta and makes meal cooking a breeze for users. Having a database of over 150000 recipes, the app is a cooking guide for to-be-chefs. Either you are searching for a delicious recipe or hunting for a delicacy from any other country, iCook serves it to you. Users share the recipes along with cooking tips, videos, photos and the steps-to-be-followed while cooking a particular dish. The app is an ultimate offering for the people who have a passion for cooking. 
 
Download From Google Play 

5. Keeper Password Manager

Another app available in beta that offers superb functionality and that’s why the app has been placed in the Android Excellence apps’ list. As the name suggests, the app keeps your password safe and secured in the digital vault. With the app, the users can generate robust passwords for apps stored in their smartphones. The app gets full marks for storing your private data in the app. No more sticky notes required. Download the app for protecting the private data, photos, files, and videos.   
 
Download From Google Play 

Keepsafe Photo Vault

Keepsafe photvault

Another exceptional beta offering to those who are very much in need of keeping their photos secured in their handheld devices. The app has over 50 million current users who swear by Keepsafe Photo Vault to keep their private data safe enough in the application. So, it’s either your special memory or the picture or your “very special one”, you can trust the application to keep everything safe enough from unauthorized access.  
 
Download From Google Play 

6. Mobisystems OfficeSuite

The Android apps download count for Mobisystems OfficeSuite is around 200 million. A number that itself speaks to the popularity of this application. The app makes it easy to view, edit, create, and manage Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents. The integrated file manager is par excellence that makes it easy to chat with the clients and exchange the documents effortlessly. The app offers a familiar desktop-style interface that makes users’ interaction much more interesting. 
 
Download From Google Play 

7. PhotoGrid

Phtogrid

A must-have app for photographer fanatics and Instagram enthusiasts. The app is jam-packed with innovative features including GIF maker, video collage, memes, camera effect, scrapbook, slideshows and much more. The video-making and photo-collage option offer the app some extra points in terms of functionality. Try this application for having your makeup or changing your look for the better. These innovative features make the app a must try. 
 
Download From Google Play 

8. Runtastic Results

Runtastic Results is your very own personal trainer that helps to transform your body the easier way. No equipment is involved and that’s the beauty of the application. Your ultimate bodyweight workout training app helps you lose weight, burn body fat, boost the endurance and build the muscles. The customized sessions in the body weight training app are based on fitness level and help to boost not only the endurance but also your motivation quotient.  
 
Download From Google Play 

9. Seven – 7 Minute Workout Training Challenge

7 mintue

Before Seven – 7 Minute Workout Training Challenge getting fit was never so much easier. There are personalized workout plans that make fitness a breeze for everyone. There are customized exercising sessions that make it easy to opt for the training and get the benefitted with the immediate effects. Just set your goal and the fitness level to get started with the application. 
 
Download From Google Play 

10. SoloLearn: Learn to Code for Free

The code learning app offers a bunch of free lessons to the users who are wishing to be-be ao at coding. The app is equally suitable for beginners to opt for to learn and brush up their coding skills. Users need to choose from thousands of programming topics to kickstart their coding lessons. The app gives lessons on a variety of web development programming languages including HTML, Python, Java, and more.  
 
Download From Google Play 

11. Tube Map

TubeMap

As one of the best editor’s choice apps, Tube Map is the ultimate navigation app that has helped in making London Underground faster. With 17 million global downloads, Tube Map is the #1 London Underground app! The app is the official transport medium in the form of an interactive application. Real-time route planner is the icing on the cake and the best feature that app is having. 
 
Download From Google Play 

12. WPS Office

An all-in-one complete free suite for Android mobile and tablets is there on Google's best editor choice apps’ list. The application integrates office word processor functions including Spreadsheet, Word, Presentation, PDF, Memo and Docs Scanner in one and the additional perk the app is fully compatible with Google Doc, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe PDF format. It is one-stop working solution application for all the professionals who have an additional burden of managing the official documents.  
 
Download From Google Play 

Apart from the apps in the Android Excellence list, there are amazing games that have topped the charts. The Q2 list has amazing puzzles and multiplayer games. Additionally, to make the most of it, Google has pitched list of “Android Excellence games,” previously which used to be known as the best Editors Choice apps. This time, it featured 11 puzzle and multiplayer games on its list. Following are the top games that you need to try at least once.

Let’s Have A Glance!

1. Angry Birds 2

Angry Birds 2

The game is the product of Rovio Entertainment Corporation and considered as the world’s best bird flinging, pig-popping game. Angry Birds 2 is the latest sibling in the clan of Angry Birds. The game is already popular among millions of gaming freaks worldwide. In this amazing game, the user has to launch birds at the piggies’ towers and bring them crashing down.

The new update includes a lot of new stuff, including added levels, daily challenges, connecting with friends and much more. The game is listed in Android Excellence games for a reason and that is why it is a must-have app on your Android phone.

Download From Google Play

2. Azure Lane

Azure Lane closely followed Angry Bird 2 and landed up on the 2nd rank. The Chinese mobile game is developed by Shanghai Manjuu and Xiamen Yongshi, which sets its situations amid World War II. On its release in Japan, this game turned out to be immensely famous among gaming people. As of January 12, 2018, the players on Japanese server crossed over 5 million enrollments.

In this game, the player can amass various types of ships in order to establish a six-ship fleet for enemy attack.

Download From Google Play

3. MARVEL Contest of Champions

Marvel

If you are a die-hard fan of Marvel comic series then this game is for you. The game includes fictional characters like Spider-Man, Iron-man, Wolverine and many more. The player has to prepare for epic action with legendary Marvel superheroes & supervillains in the ultimate showdown. One has to go through a journey of an exciting storyline in classic Marvel storytelling fashion.

MARVEL Contest of Champions lets you be the part of a team & quench your thirst to become the Ultimate Marvel Champion. You need to trust the rating by Android Excellence games.

Download From Google Play

4. Into the Dead 2

The game is the subsequent sequel “Into the Dead”. Into the Dead is all about shooting zombies. The player has to survive the zombie apocalypse and protect his family. During the entire course of the game, you have to collect loads of arms and ammunition to survive the Zombie scare. Once you are into it, you have to complete 7 action-packed chapters, 60 stages, and hundreds of challenges. The game has crossed 70 million download mark and supports in-app purchases.

Download From Google Play

5. Little Panda Restaurant

Little Panda

The game is designed and developed specifically for children. BabyBus is one of the most trusted brands among early childhood educational software. The player in this game is the chef who is tasked with preparing various mouth-watering dishes. 

The design game of Little Panda Restaurant primarily focuses on inspirational learning, skill-building, and bringing fun contents to the younger audience.

Download From Google Play

6. CodyCross

CodyCross is a crossword puzzle game that also featured in the best of 2017 Google Play Store games. The game promises to fully take care of your brain exercise regime. The objective of the game is to complete the puzzle finding all the words, including a secret one revealed vertically. Whenever you find a new word, the letters will be gracefully propagated throughout the board, helping you to reveal other answers.

The last update to this game was made on 5th of April 2018. The total number of downloads has already exceeded a million and supports in-app purchases.

Download From Google Play

7. Rooms of Doom

Rooms of Dooms

Rooms of Doom is a game of an endless runner. The player regulates a number of animals in test lab after completing weird tasks. There are a lot of rooms and diverse characters that keep on changing up to a certain extent. The game is basically a compilation of all of your favorite mini-games in one.

The game is good enough to be tried once and who knows, you may become addicted to it. It comes with in-app purchase.

Download From Google Play

8. Sky Dancer Run

Sky Dancer

Again a game that thrives on running, like “Rooms of Doom.” The player has to run and jump across hazardous cliffs from one flying island to another and at the same time avoiding various obstacles. The game offers varied weather conditions from clear skies to storms. One of the highlights of this game is astounding graphics and controls.

Sky Dancer Run was featured in 10 best mobile games of 2017 by CNET & Android Authority. Now, that is something to be noticed.

Download From Google Play

9. Sling Kong

The game comes with endless themes where the player flings the money up a mountain. As the monkey goes higher, the obstacles become more widespread and tough. Sling Kong includes over 140 crazy and colorful characters and lets you challenge your friends for better amusement. The monkey can be customized by taking a selfie and that’s the best part of this game. The game calls for some real fun from your daily routine.

Download From Google Play

10. Orbital 1

Orbital

The game is a real-time strategy game that can be played in interplanetary scenarios. Orbital 1 is designed entirely in 3D to give you the best gaming experience. It is one of the best multiplayer strategy games where you can challenge and compete against players from all over the world. The player utilizes deck of cards to place units in the field and make freakish airships fight for ultimate glory.

This latest strategy game is developed by Etermax who have earlier developed the amazing “Trivia Crack Heroes.”

Download From Google Play

11. Soul Knight

The last game to be featured in the best games stacked by Google is “Soul Knight.” The game is about shooting aliens and surviving till the end. You travel through amazingly symmetrical prison rooms and corridors battling baddies that bring forth at whatever point you cross the room edge. You can't shoot into the rooms from outside or the other way around, so all activity is contained inside, however, you can perceive what's in store. The game awaits you with over 170 weapons to be explored  After going through all the stages, one can gain access to difficult mode. You have got great reasons to try it out.

Download From Google Play

The Bottom Line

This was all about the Google Excellence list of apps and the games that the giant has just rolled out in the Q2 list. The amazing functionality of these applications makes it a must try either for an enthusiast or a pro alike. Why not give it a shot and tell us your experience with these games in the comment section below.

Good Luck Folks!!

Twinkle Kalkandha

Twinkle Kalkandha

Directs both day-to-day and long-term product strategy for MobileAppDaily. Adept in technology and marketing trends, she curates new strategies for brand development. As a tech enthusiast, she’s constantly involved in the workings of MobileAppDaily’s editorial, revenue, events, and audience development teams to identify and yield diverse opportunities to strengthen the brand and its bottom line. Whether it's managing the in-house design and engineering staff or giving personal advice, she’s always at the top of her game.

Was this article helpful?

Show Comments
0