gamescom award 2013: THE WINNERS ARE….

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gamescom award 2013: THE WINNERS ARE…

* Electronic Arts scoops up the prizes with Titanfall (2x), Fifa 14 and Battlefield 4
* Destiny by Activision Blizzard triumphs in four categories
* Best hardware incl. peripherals goes to Sony for the PlayStation 4
* “Best of gamescom” wird morgen, am gamescom-Sonntag, prämiert

The most coveted prizes of the European gaming industry for outstanding software and hardware – the gamescom awards – have been presented. This year’s international jury comprising of experts from the world’s leading games media nominated 64 products and games from a selection of over 400 world, European and German premieres and 170 entries for the “Oscars of the Games Industry”. And now the winners in a total of 16 categories have been named.

The overall winner of the gamescom awards 2013 is Electronic Arts, who picked up four trophies: They received awards for: Titanfall (Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox, Best Next Generation Game), Fifa 14 (Best Sports Game) and Battlefield 4 (Best PC Game). Activision Blizzard’s new game called Destiny won awards in three categories in one go: Best Console Game Sony PlayStation, Best Action Game and Best Online Multiplayer Game. Destiny also won the “Best of gamescom” award, which was announced on Sunday at the end of the gamescom 2013. The following table provides an overview of the winners of the gamescom awards 2013:

Best Console Game Sony Playstation:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard Deutschland GmbH)

Best Console Game Nintendo WII:
Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo Europe GmbH)

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox:
Titanfall (Electronic Arts)

Best Next Generation Console Game:
Titanfall (Electronic Arts)

Best Action Game:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard Deutschland GmbH)

Best Role Playing Game:
The Elder Scrolls Online (ZeniMax Germany GmbH)

Best Racing Game:
Forza Motorsport 5 (Microsoft Ltd)

Best Sports Game:
FIFA 14 (Electronic Arts)

Best Simulation Game:
WarThunder (Gaijin Entertainment)

Best Family Game:
Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo Europe GmbH)

Best Hardware incl. Peripheral:
PlayStation4 (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)

Best Mobile Game:
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo Europe GmbH)

Best Online Multiplayer Game:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard Deutschland GmbH)

Best PC Game:
Battlefield 4 (Electronic Arts)

Best Social/Casual/Online Game:
The Elder Scrolls Online (ZeniMax Germany GmbH)

Best of gamescom:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard Deutschland GmbH

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