gamescom Announces Official 2013 Award Winners

Before we begin looking ahead to PAX Prime (which we’ll be live in attendance), gamescom has announced its official list of award winners, closing out a week of breaking news coming from the annual industry event in Cologne, Germany where we saw such announcements as the PS4 release date, some Xbox One timed-exclusives, and more. 64 total products were nominated, eventually being narrowed down to one winner across each of sixteen categories. The winners and their respective categories are below.
 

  • Best Console Game Sony PlayStation: Destiny
  • Best Console Game Nintendo WII: Mario Kart 8
  • Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox: Titanfall 
  • Best Next Generation Console Game: Titanfall
  • Best Action Game: Destiny 
  • Best Role Playing Game: The Elder Scrolls Online
  • Best Racing Game: Forza Motorsport 5
  • Best Sports Game: FIFA 14
  • Best Simulation Game: WarThunder
  • Best Family Game: Mario Kart 8
  • Best Hardware incl. Peripheral: PlayStation 4
  • Best Mobile Game: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
  • Best Online Multiplayer Game: Destiny
  • Best PC Game: Battlefield 4
  • Best Social/Casual/Online Game: The Elder Scrolls Online
  • Best of gamescom: Destiny