Google Play reveals its best games, movies, apps and books of 2020

The digital distribution service offers up its editors' and users' favorites of the year.

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Distractions have been essential for getting through 2020, and Google Play on Tuesday highlighted its editors' and users' favorite games, apps, movies and books of the year. The search giant's digital distribution service noted one choice in each category for users, while editors offered some Top 5 lists.

People who use the service chose fast-food cooking and management title SpongeBob: Krusty Cook-Off as the year's best game, streaming service Disney Plus as the top app, action adventure Bad Boys for Life as the best movie, and If It Bleeds from horror master Stephen King as their No. 1 book.

Google Play editors picked online RPG Genshin Impact as their best game, while sleep preparation tool Loóna: Bedtime Calm & Relax won best app.

They offered five top movies:

Books were noted in a similar list: 

  • A Promised Land by Barack Obama. 
  • The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin. 
  • Riot Baby by Tochi Onyebuchi.
  • Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh.
  • You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria.