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gamescom 2017 - gamescom award winners

No. 30 / August 2017, Cologne
#gamescom2017

gamescom award 2017: And the winners are!

* Star of the evening: Super Mario Odyssey wins the best of gamescom award, prizes in three jury categories and the public prize

The winners of the most coveted prizes of the European computer and video games industry have been decided. In addition to the expert jury's decision about the winners in a total of 21 categories and the Best of gamescom award, the public prize, the gamescom "Most Wanted" consumer award", was also announced on 24 August. The award ceremony took place on the Social Media Stage in hall 10.1. More than 100 submissions reached the award office, which was this year once again run by the Digitale Spielekultur foundation.

The winners of the gamescom awards 2017 have been decided: Super Mario Odyssey claimed the coveted best of gamescom award this year. The switch title from Nintendo was also convincing in three jury categories, including Best Family Game and Best Action Game. Super Mario can also take the gamescom "Most Wanted" Consumer award with him for his new adventure. Other awards went to, among others, Assassin's Creed Origins from Ubisoft, Middle-earth: Shadow of War from Warner Bros, as well as to Kingdom Come: Deliverance from Koch Media.

An overview of the gamescom awards 2017 winners

A. Category group: Best of gamescom

Best of gamescom award
* Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

B. category group: gamescom global awards

gamescom award for best add-on/DLC
* Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar, Electronic Arts

gamescom award for best booth
* Electronic Arts gamescom Booth 2017, Electronic Arts


C. Category group: Platform

Best Console Game Sony PlayStation 4
* Assassin's Creed Origins, Ubisoft

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox One
* Mittelerde: Schatten des Krieges, Warner Bros.

Best Console Game Nintendo Switch
* Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best PC Game
* Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Koch Media

Best Mobile Game
* Metroid: Samus Returns, Nintendo

D. Category group: Genre

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

E. Category group: Consumer award

gamescom "Most Wanted" Consumer award
* Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

F. Category group: Indie award

gamescom Indie award
* Double Kick Heroes, Headbang Club



Contact:

Benjamin Rostalski
Stiftung Digitale Spielekultur
Torstraße 6 | 10119 Berlin | Germany
T +49 30 29 04 92 92
E award@gamescom.de | E rostalski@stiftung-digitale-spielekultur.de


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