What’s your favourite game of gamescom 2012?

15/08/12 – IGN – the world’s most popular video games website, has opened online voting in its annual IGN People’s Choice Award at gamescom – ( http://www.uk-microsites.ign.com/ign-pca/) the Guinness World Record winning games award.

The global gaming community is invited to pick IGN’s game of the show - with the prestigious People’s Choice Award going to the title that receives the biggest number of votes from fans online and at voting booths on the show floor in Cologne, Germany.  In 2011, Valve’s DOTA 2 picked up the inaugural honour.

A worldwide panel of IGN Editors has handpicked the list of 50 games – online now at http://www.uk-microsites.ign.com/ign-pca/.  Voting runs online until 6pm BST on Sunday 19 th August. 


IGN People’s Choice Award at gamescom 2012 – Full list of games


Assassin’s Creed III

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation

Beyond: Two Souls

Borderlands 2

Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Castlevania: Mirror Fate

Crysis 3

Dead or Alive 5

Dead Space 3

Devil May Cry


Dust 514

End of Nations

Epic Mickey 2

F1 2012

F1 Race Stars

Far Cry 3


God of War: Ascension

Guardians of Middle Earth

Guild Wars 2

Hitman: Absolution

Injustice: Gods Among Us

Joe Danger 2: The Movie Lego: Lord of the Rings

LittleBigPlanet Vita

Lost Planet 3

Medal of Honor: Warfighter

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Ni No Kuni

Planetside 2

PlayStation All Stars: Battle Royale

Pro Evolution Soccer 13

Rayman Legends

Resident Evil 6


Sleeping Dogs

Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Star Trek

Tekken Tag Tournament 2

The Last of Us

The Unfinished Swan

Tomb Raider

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

World of Warplanes

XCOM: Enemy Unknown



Visitors to gamescom 2012 can also vote in person from Thursday 16 th to Sunday 19 th with a member of the IGN People’s Choice Award team in Hall 9, B032 and Hall 10, A051.

The IGN People’s Choice Award broke a world-record in its first year, as 258,637 votes were cast by gamers online and on the show floor in Cologne.  The award picked up a prestigious Guinness World Record for “Most Individuals Voting for a Videogame Award.”

For more information on the IGN People’s Choice Award please contact Will Guyatt, PR Manager, IGN Entertainment -  wguyatt@ign.com, +44 (0) 7799 334994


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