gamescom 2014 winners announced

gamescom is the largest gaming convention in Europe, and it just wrapped up – with the best of show winners announced!  Just to get that hype train rolling for some of your favorite upcomings!

Best of Gamescom Award

Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Most Wanted Consumer Award:

Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Best Console Game Sony PlayStation 4:

The Evil Within (Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax Germany GmbH)

Other Nominees:

Dying Light (Techland sp. z o.o.)
Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft GmbH)
Mittelerde: Mordors Schatten (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox One:

Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Other Nominees:

The Evil Within (Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax Germany GmbH)
Assassin’s Creed Rogue (Ubisoft GmbH)
Sunset Overdrive (Microsoft Corporation)
Ori and the Blind Forest (Microsoft Corporation)

Best Console Game Nintendo Wii U:

Splatoon (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Other Nominees:

LEGO Batman 3: Jenseits von Gotham (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
Splatoon (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)
Super Smash Bros. For Wii U (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Best Role Playing Game:

Risen 3 (Deep Silver / Koch Media GmbH)

Other Nominees:

Skylanders Trap Team (Activision Blizzard Deutschland GmbH)
Kingdom Hearts HD 2.5 ReMIX (Square Enix GmbH)

Best Action Game:

Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Other Nominees:

The Order: 1886 (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)
Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft GmbH)
Ori and the Blind Forest (Microsoft Corporation)
Super Smash Bros. For Wii U (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Best Simulation Game:

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call (Square Enix GmbH)

Other Nominees:

World of Warships (Wargaming Europe S.A.S.)

Best Sports Game:

PES 2015 (Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.)

Other Nominees:

FIFA 15 (Electronic Arts)
Forza Horizon 2 (Microsoft Corporation)

Best Family Game:

LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)

Other Nominees:

Skylanders Trap Team (Activision Blizzard Deutschland GmbH)
Silence (Daedalic Entertainment GmbH)
LEGO Batman 3: Jenseits von Gotham (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)
Yoshi’s Woolly World (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Best PC Game:

Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Other Nominees:

Heroes of the Storm (Blizzard Entertainment)
The Evil Within (Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax Germany GmbH)
Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)
Mittelerde: Mordors Schatten (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Best Mobile Game:

Super Smash Bros. für 3DS (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Other Nominees:

Darkblade (NetEase, Inc.)
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call (Square Enix GmbH)

Best Social / Casual / Online Game:

LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)

Other Nominees:

Orcs Must Die! Unchained (Gameforge)
Dance Central Spotlight (Microsoft Corporation)
SingStar (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)
LEGO Batman 3: Jenseits von Gotham (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment)

Best Online Multiplayer Game:

Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Other Nominees:

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (Activision Blizzard Deutschland GmbH)
Heroes of the Storm (Blizzard Entertainment)
FIFA 15 (Electronic Arts)
Forza Horizon 2 (Microsoft Corporation)

Best Hardware

Oculus Rift DK2 (Oculus VR)

Other Nominees:

Virtualizer (Cyberith)
Project Morpheus (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)
Amiibo (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)
SHIELD Tablet and SHIELD Wireless Controller (NVIDIA GmbH)

As a European event, some of the games listed have foreign titles – but fear not, since as the largest consumer market in the world, we’ll still most likely get Mittelerde: Morder’s Shatten.

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