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Evolve Wins Best of Show in the Game Critics Awards Best of E3 2014

July 1, 2014 Written by Jason Dunning

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After grabbing the most nominations, Evolve has won the Game Critics Awards Best of E3 2014 Best of Show award, along with the Best Console Game, Best Action Game, and Best Online Multiplayer. Evolve didn’t take home all the awards though, with No Man’s Sky winning Best Original Game, Best Independent Game, and Special Commendation for Innovation.

Here’s the full list of winners:

  • Best of Show – Evolve
  • Best Console Game – Evolve
  • Best Action Game – Evolve
  • Best Online Multiplayer – Evolve
  • Best Original Game – No Man’s Sky
  • Best Independent Game – No Man’s Sky
  • Special Commendation for Innovation – No Man’s Sky
  • Best Action/Adventure Game – Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game – Super Smash Bros. 3DS
  • Best PC Game – Rainbow Six: Siege
  • Best Hardware/Peripheral – Oculus Rift
  • Best Role-Playing Game – Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Best Fighting Game – Super Smash Bros. Wii U
  • Best Racing Game – The Crew
  • Best Sports Game – NHL 15
  • Best Strategy Game – Civilization: Beyond Earth
  • Best Social/Casual/Family Game – Mario Maker

Looking at the winners by platform, the PlayStation 4 had 12 (up 8 from 2013), the PC had 9 (down 2), the Xbox One had 9 (down 1), the PlayStation 3 had 2 (down 1), the Xbox 360 had 2 (down 8), the Wii U had 2 (up 1), and the 3DS had 1 (up 1).

[Source: GCA]