The Gamescom 2018 award winners have been announced, and they include titles from Activision Blizzard, Microsoft, and Nintendo.
Over 100 submissions were received for the competition this year, and other award winners include Koch Media, Bandai Namco Entertainment, astragon Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Sony Interactive Entertainment, Ubisoft, and MADFINGER Games.
Here is an overview of the winners based on the genre category:
-Best Action Game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (Activision Blizzard)
-Best Add-on/DLC: Destiny 2: Forsaken (Activision Blizzard)
-Best Casual Game: Team Sonic Racing (Koch Media)
-Best Family Game: Super Mario Party (Nintendo)
-Best Puzzle/Skill Game: Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Microsoft)
-Best Racing Game: Forza Horizon 4 (Microsoft)
-Best Role Playing Game: Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition (Bandai Namco Entertainment
-Best Simulation Game: Landwirtschafts-Simulator 19 (astragon Entertainment)
-Best Social/Online Game: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Activision Blizzard)
-Best Sports Game: FIFA 19 (Electronic Arts)
-Best Strategy Game: Total War: Three Kingdoms (Koch Media)
Next up — the winners of the platform category:
-Best Console Game Sony PlayStation 4: Marvel’s Spider-Man (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
-Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox One: Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Microsoft)
-Best Console Game Nintendo Switch: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
-Best PC Game: Anno 1800 (Ubisoft)
-Best Mobile Game: Shadowgun War Games (MADFINGER Games)
All of these titles are also eligible for the top Best of Gamescom award. As for the other categories including best hardware, best multiplayer game, and best virtual reality game, they will be judged by an international panel and the winners will be presented on Saturday.
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