Evolve screenshot
Evolve screenshot

Evolve has officially been named the best game of E3 after picking up multiple Game Critics Awards, including the coveted Best of Show.

Turtle Rock's multiplayer shooter was awarded top honours at the show, winning Best of Show, Best Online Multiplayer, Best Action Game and Best Console Game ahead of rival nominees Alien: Isolation, Batman: Arkham Knight and Destiny.

Meanwhile, Hello Games' space exploration game No Man's Sky picked up two awards for Best Original Game and Best Independent Game, and earned itself a Special Commendation for Innovation.

Best Hardware went to VR headset Oculus Rift, with further awards won by Rainbow Six Siege, NHL 15, Super Smash Bros., Batman: Arkham Knight, The Crew, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Mario Maker and Civilization: Beyond Earth.

  • Best of Show: Evolve
  • Best Original Game: No Man's Sky
  • Best Console Game: Evolve
  • Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Super Smash Bros. for 3DS
  • Best PC Game: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege
  • Best Hardware/Peripheral: Oculus Rift
  • Best Action Game: Evolve
  • Best Action/Adventure Game: Batman: Arkham Knight
  • Best Role Playing Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Best Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros. for 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
  • Best Online Multiplayer: Evolve
  • Best Independent Game: No Man's Sky
  • Special Commendation for Innovation: No Man's Sky

Did the right games win? Let us know what your favourites were in the comments below.

Source: gamecriticsawards.com

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Smiddy's Avatar


Got to admit this does look good! Just wish I had a more consistent group to play this type of game with :(
Posted 05:23 on 03 July 2014
Dervius's Avatar


No love for MGS:V ? Or is this only for games that were playable at E3?
Posted 13:14 on 02 July 2014
gnothfield's Avatar


From your experience, do these awards correlate to final awesomeness?
Posted 11:39 on 02 July 2014

Game Stats

Release Date: 10/02/2015
Developer: Turtle Rock Studios
Publisher: 2K Games
Genre: Unknown
Rating: PEGI 18+
Site Rank: 507 78
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