Gardenscapes – New Acres from Playrix was named Facebook’s 2016 Game of the Year.
A new launch on Facebook web this year, the game combines simulation elements with time-management and hidden-object mechanics, creating an exciting experience that breathes new life into an established property. Enabling players to become friends with their neighbors and invite one another to in-game social gatherings, Playrix managed to turn the necessary evil of gardening into our game of the year.
Other winners were:
Best web games:
- Poker Heat, Playtika
- Naturo Online, Oasis Games
- Taonga: The Island Farm, Volka
- Liberators, MutantBox
- Bejeweled Stars, EA
- League of Angels II, Youzu
- Take 5 Free Slots, Double U Games
- Slots—Wizard of Oz, Zynga
Best mobile games:
Best Facebook Gameroom games:
Best Instant Games:
Best Facebook integrations in 2016:
Best use of Facebook Live:
Readers: How many of these games have you played?