Affamato Come un Lupo (Minibombo, 2018, Italy)
Author: Silvia Borando, Anna Beozzi, Paolo Chiarinotti, Amedeo Perri
Illustrator: Silvia Borando
A lovely, simple app for preschoolers, helping them make choices and navigate visual mazes while helping fun animals escape a hungry wolf. If all goes well, they get to have their picnic. Jurors liked the simple, attractive graphics, sounds and good user experience. Ages 4-8 years, Android and iOS.
Spitkiss (Playdius/ Triple Topping, 2018, Denmark)
Author: Morten Brunbjerg/ Triple Topping
Illustrator: Anne Sigismund & Murray Somersville
Colorful illustrations and well designed gameplay take on themes of gender identity and polyamorous relationships without being too serious. This game is fun to play for all ages, and requires logical thinking and timing. Ages 6-up. Runs on iOS, Android and Steam.
Fiete World (Ahoiii Entertainment UG, 2018, Germany)
Author and Illustrator: Ahoiii Entertainment UG
Within the growing genre of virtual doll’s house worlds, Fiete World stands out with its charming illustrations, smooth design and sophisticated cause-effect interactions. For example, you can use a saw to cut down a tree to make a fire. A wonderful, creative world to inspire young imagination. Ages 3-6. Runs on iOS.