Evolve recognized as the best game of the exhibition Gamescom 2014

| August 18, 2014

Last Friday, August 15, the organizers of the annual award Gamescom Awards, which took place during the game show of the same name, was named this year’s winners . Cooperative shooter Evolve from Turtle Rock and 2K Games repeated his success at E3 2014 and triumphed ceremony. He managed to win four of the five categories, in which it was stated , as well as to become a better game activities according to gamers.

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Evolve won the nomination “The best game for the Xbox», ahead of Assassin’s Creed Rogue, Sunset Overdrive, The Evil Within and Ori and the Blind Forest. She left without winning The Order: 1886 and Far Cry 4, beating them in the category “Best shooter”, and became the best game for the PC, leaving behind Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor and Heroes of the Storm . The jury also gave preference to the shooter in the nomination “The best online multiplayer game”, in which, among other winning claimed Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, FIFA 15 and Forza Horizon 2. become the first in the category of “Best game for the PlayStation» Evolve could not – This title went to The Evil Within.

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Winners in two distinct categories – “Best Game of Gamescom» and «The most anticipated game” – is traditionally determined by the results of the popular vote. The first of these was recognized as the best Evolve, and in the second – Super Smash Bros.

The second was the number of awards platformer LittleBigPlanet 3 for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. He won the title of the best family games, taking away the palm from LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Yoshi’s Woolly World and Skylanders Trap, and better social / casual game, which could be Orcs Must Die! Unchained and Dance Central Spotlight.

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All other winners received one award. Splatoon was the best in the category of “Best game for consoles Nintendo», and Risen 3: Titan Lords – in the category “Best Role Playing Game.” World of Warships named the best simulation, PES 2015 – the best sports game, and Super Smash Bros. for 3DS – best for portable devices. Among the devices that were present at the exhibition, the jury most liked Oculus Rift DK 2. virtual reality helmet from the Texan company walked Project Morpheus, gamepad NVIDIA Shield, treadmill Cyberlith Virtualizer and figurines Amiibo for Wii U.

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This year, the jury Gamescom Awards first came Russian – editor in chief of “Game World Navigator” Igor Boyko. Total Prize organizers received 140 applications from gaming companies, but only 54 of them were approved. For some reason, the list of nominees lacked such correspondence hits like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, Destiny , Batman: Arkham Knight, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, Assassin’s Creed Unity and Bloodborne, not reported. It is possible that to claim the prize can only be those games that at the exhibition allowed visitors to play simple. It is also possible that some publishers simply did not apply to participate in the Gamescom Awards.
The complete list of nominees and winners can be found below.

Best game for the Playstation:

  • Within the Evil ;
  • Evolve;
  • Dying Light;
  • Far Cry 4;
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

Best game for Xbox:

  • The Evil Within;
  • Evolve ;
  • Assassin’s Creed Rogue;
  • Sunset Overdrive;
  • Ori and the Blind Forest.

Best Game Consoles Nintendo:

  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham;
  • Splatoon ;
  • Super Smash Bros.

Best Role Playing Game:

  • Skylanders Trap Team;
  • Risen 3 ;
  • Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD ReMIX.
  • Best shooter:
  • The Order: 1886
  • Evolve ;
  • Far Cry 4;
  • Ori and the Blind Forest;
  • Super Smash Bros.

Best flight simulator:

  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call;
  • World of Warships .

Best sports game:

  • FIFA 15;
  • Forza Horizon 2;
  • PES 2015 .

Best family game:

  • Skylanders Trap Team;
  • Silence;
  • LittleBigPlanet 3 ;
  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham;
  • Yoshi’s Woolly World.

Best game for the PC:

  • Heroes of the Storm;
  • The Evil Within;
  • Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel;
  • Evolve ;
  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor.

Best portable game:

  • Darkblade;
  • Super Smash Bros. (3DS version) ;
  • Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call.

Best Social / casual / online game:

  • Orcs Must Die! Unchained;
  • Dance Central Spotlight;
  • LittleBigPlanet 3 ;
  • SingStar;
  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham.

Best Multiplayer:

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare;
  • Heroes of the Storm;
  • FIFA 15;
  • Evolve ;
  • Forza Horizon 2.

The best device (including peripherals)

  • Virtualizer;
  • Oculus Rift DK 2 ;
  • Project Morpheus;
  • Amiibo;
  • tablet and wireless controller Shield Shield.

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