Gamescom 2017 Award Show Wrap Up

| August 24, 2017

Gamescom 2017 just wrapped up their yearly awards show. Over 100 great upcoming titles were vetted, but alas only a handful of those ultimately made it out on top as winners.

Listed below are the winners in each individual category of Gamescom 2017’s Award Show:

Best of Gamescom Award:

Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo — The big winner of the coveted Best of Gamescom award went to none other than Nintendo’s upcoming Super Mario Odyssey. The highly anticipated Switch title also won in the Best Action Game and Most Wanted Consumer Award category.

Best Add On/DLC Award:

Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar, Electronic Arts

Best Booth Award:

Electronic Arts Gamescom Booth 2017, Electronic Arts

Best Console Games Category:

Sony PlayStation 4:

Assassin’s Creed Origins, Ubisoft

Microsoft Xbox One:

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, Warner Bros.

Nintendo Switch:

Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best PC Game:

Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Koch Media

Best Mobile Game:

Metroid: Samus Returns, Nintendo

Best In Genre Awards:

Best Role Playing Game:

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, Bandai Namco

Best Racing Game:

Forza Motorsport 7, Microsoft

Best Action Game:

Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best Simulation Game:

Project CARS 2, Bandai Namco

Best Sports Game:

PES 2018, Konami

Best Family Game:

Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best Strategy Game:

Mario & Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Ubisoft

Best Puzzle / Skill Game:

God’s Trigger, Techland

Best Social / Online Game:

Destiny 2, Activision Blizzard

Best Casual Game:

Hidden Agenda, Sony

Best Multiplayer Game:

Destiny 2, Activision Blizzard

Best Virtual Reality Game:

Fallout 4 VR, ZeniMax

Best Hardware:

Xbox One X, Microsoft

Consumer Awards Category:

Gamescom Most Wanted Title:

Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best Indie Award:

Double Kick Heroes, Headbang Club

Overall, the Gamescom 2017 Awards had some interesting and more importantly well deserved winners. Nintendo really took it home with the game of the show: Super Mario Odyssey. The beloved games company also won in multiple categories with Samus Returns and Mario & Rabbids Kingdom Battle (with the aide of Ubisoft).

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