Resident Evil 2 Remake Wins Best of Show at E3 Game Critics Awards

Anthem, Spider-Man Also Win Big

Resident Evil 2 Remake Brings the Terror Back to the Series 2

E3 2018 has finally come to a close, as Capcom’s Resident Evil 2 remake took home the Best of Show award at the Game Critics Awards, which were announced on Monday.

The awards are voted on by the members of the 51 judging media outlets, which include CGMagazine. A full list of nominees can be found here.

Outside of the Best of Show awards, both Bioware’s Anthem and Insomniac Games Marvel’s Spider-Man both took home multiple awards. Bioware’s multiplayer action game won Best Action Game and Best PC Game, while the friendly neighborhood Spider-Man swung away with Best Console Game and Best Action/Adventure Game.

It is important to note that to be eligible for the Game Critics Awards, a game must be playable at E3. That means that games such as Cyberpunk 2077 and The Last of Us Part II were not eligible for most awards, though they were eligible for the Special Commendation categories.

Here is the complete list of award winners.

Best of Show

Resident Evil 2

(Capcom for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Best Original Game

Dreams

(Media Molecule/SIE for PlayStation 4)

Best Console

Marvel’s Spider-Man

(Insomniac Games/SIE for PlayStation 4)

Best VR/AR Game

Tetris Effect

(Resonair/Enhance Inc for PSVR)

Best PC Game

Anthem

(BioWare/EA for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Best Hardware/Peripheral

Xbox Adaptive Controller

(Microsoft)

Best Action Game

Anthem

(BioWare/EA for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Best Action/Adventure

Marvel’s Spider-Man

(Insomniac Games/SIE for PlayStation 4)

Best RPG

Kingdom Hearts III

(Square Enix for PS4, Xbox One)

Best Fighting Game

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

(Bandai Namco Studios/Sorta Ltd./Nintendo for Switch)

Best Racing Game

Forza Horizon 4

(Playground Games/Turn 10/Microsoft Studios for PC, Xbox One)

Best Sports Game

FIFA 19

(EA Vancouver/EA for PS4, Xbox One)

Best Strategy Game

Total War: Three Kingdoms

(Creative Assembly/Sega for PC)

Best Family/Social Game

Overcooked 2

(Ghost Town Games/Team 17 for PS4, Switch, Xbox One)

Best Online Multiplayer

Battlefield V

(EA DICE/EA for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Best Independent Game

Ori and the Will of Wisps

(Moon Studios/Microsoft for PC, Xbox One)

Best Ongoing Game

Fortnite

(Epic for iOS, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One)

Special Commendations for Graphics

Cyberpunk 2077

(CD PROJEKT RED for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

The Last of Us Part II

(Naughty Dog/SIE for PlayStation 4)

Ghost of Tsushima

(Sucker Punch/SIE for PlayStation 4)

Special Commendation for Sound

The Last of Us Part II

(Naughty Dog/SIE for PlayStation 4)

Special Commendation for Innovation

Cyberpunk 2077

(CD PROJEKT RED for PC, PS4, Xbox One)


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