With all of the exciting Apple news to come out of Monday’s keynote, it’s easy to forget that WWDC is also about the developers. Each year during the annual conference, Apple presents its Apple Design Awards. The ADA is an opportunity for Apple to showcase some of the most creative apps developed for iOS and OS X.
This year’s categories include iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Student. Click on each link to purchase.
Where’s My Water? – Disney Mobile’s clever physics-based puzzler easily appeals to casual and hardcore players of all ages.
Jetpack Joyride – This simple, yet addictive action game from Halfbrick Studios is easy to pick up and play but will keep you coming back for hours and hours.
National Parks by National Geographic – Featuring lush photographs and interactive maps, this interactive guide to the national parks makes it easy to plan your next trip or admire the sights from your phone.
Paper by FiftyThree – With it’s savvy interface, Paper makes it easy to create and share your ideas, notes, and sketches with friends and colleagues.
Bobo Explores Light – Kids will explore the science behind light-related topics with this colorful and interactive education app. Great for kids ages 4 to 12.
DM1 – The Drum Machine – Turn your iPad into a creative and professional beat machine with this robust and powerful app.
Deus Ex Human Revolution Ultimate Edition – Taking full advantage of the Mac hardware, this follow up to the groundbreaking original is a first person role-playing game combining action and stealth.
Limbo – Developer Playdead will keep you engaged with their smart and atmospheric puzzle/platformer hybrid.
Sketch – With its clean interface and powerful graphics tools, you’ll be able to flex your creative muscle with this professional drawing app for OS X.
daWindci – Use multi-touch gestures to guide your Hot Air Balloon around various obstacles in this unique and innovative puzzler.
Little Star – This multilingual interactive storybook app for iPad will keep kids engaged with fun games and other extras.
Congratulations to all this year’s winners!