May 24, 2022

The best Apple Apps and Games of 2020

There is no doubt that 2020 was a year where life happened predominantly online. From Zoom, to live-streamed weddings, games and collaboration tools, digital dominated. It should come as no surprise the App Store Best of 2020 winners did more than impress with their technical innovation and gorgeous design.

Apple awarded Apps that inspired us to learn and create. They also chose apps to help us connect and to stay close. They helped us take care of ourselves. And they allowed us to have some fun.

The App Store celebrated developers who stepped up for us this year:

App: Wakeout!
Wakeout helped us find the time – and the will – to keep moving, with easy exercises that made the most of life at home. Wakeout for active breaks to feel amazing!
Download for iPhone here.

App: Genshin Impact

The open-world RPG freed gamers to explore a massive realm filled with colourful monsters and earthshaking titans, all brought to life with cutting-edge visual effects.
Download for iPhone here.

App: Zoom
With incredible ease of use and rock-solid reliability, Zoom went from business-conferencing app to where life just happens.
Download for iPhone here.

App: Legends of Runeterra
Set in the hugely popular League of Legends universe, this collectible card game stood out by turning each match into a contest of wits and savage strikes.
Download for iPhone here.

App: Fantastical
This must-have calendar app made it easier to collaborate and navigate our new world of remote meetings and video chats. Plan your day perfectly!
Download for iPhone here.

Desktop App: Disco Elysium
Gritty, gorgeous and deeply contemplative, the role-playing game Disco Elysium is a breathtaking meditation on systemic inequities, tough choices and what makes us who we are.
Download for Desktop here.

Apple Watch App: Endel
Blurring the lines between music and wellness, this boundary-breaking app put an endlessly comforting and deeply personalised soundscape right on our wrist.
Download for Apple Watch here.

Apple TV App: Disney+
It’s incredible catalogue – Star Wars™, Marvel, Pixar and Hamilton – set a new standard in streaming, as did its breathtaking 4K UHD video and the ability to watch together with family members from afar.
Sign up here.

Apple TV Game: Dandara Trials of Fear
Inspired by Dandara dos Palmares, a real-life warrior who fought to end slavery in colonial Brazil, this action-packed platformer’s gravity-defying gameplay literally turns your world upside down.
Download the game here.

Arcade Game: Sneaky Sasquatch
As a charming Big Foot living in the woods in this exploration game, your goal is to stay well fed – and get into a little mischief. It’s a welcome (and reliably hilarious) escape for the whole family.
Download the game here.

App: Caribu
When the pandemic struck, Caribu became a kid-friendly (and kid-safe) way for little ones to chat, read and play games with family members far away.
Download the app here.

Desktop App: Explain Everything Whiteboard
This interactive digital whiteboard facilitated a lively back-and-forth in the virtual classroom.
Download here for desktop.

App: Reinventing play: Pokémon GO
Throughout the year, Pokémon GO made a flurry of innovative adjustments enabling players to continue exploring its wild world – even if they couldn’t venture out to do it.
Download the app here.

App: ShareTheMeal
ShareTheMeal was an incredibly easy way to help hundreds of millions of people around the world facing food insecurity.
Download the app here.

App: Shine
The meditation app kept inclusivity and representation at the centre of mental and emotional health.
Download the app here.

We hope you enjoy discovering the best apps of 2020 and we look forward to seeing which ones will continue to serve you in 2021! If you have questions about any of the apps or how to install them, please reach out. We are always happy to help.


Julie Dunmore

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