Destiny wins Gamescom 2013 Best Game award

Bungie’s ambitious shooter Destiny was awarded the coveted Best Game award at last week’s Gamescom 2013.

That was one of four titles won by the game, the others being Best Action Game, Best Console Game and Best Online Multiplayer Game.

EA was the best performing publisher, picking up four awards – Titanfall (Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox, Best Next Generation Game), Fifa 14 (Best Sports Game) and Battlefield 4 (Best PC Game).

The Gamescom awards were judged by an international jury comprising of experts from the world’s leading games media”.

Here are the winners in full:

Best Console Game Sony PlayStation:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard)

Best Console Game Nintendo WII:
Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox:
Titanfall (EA)

Best Next Generation Console Game:
Titanfall (EA)

Best Action Game:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard)

Best Role Playing Game:
The Elder Scrolls Online (ZeniMax)

Best Racing Game:
Forza Motorsport 5 (Microsoft)

Best Sports Game:
FIFA 14 (EA)

Best Simulation Game:
WarThunder (Gaijin Entertainment)

Best Family Game:
Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)

Best Hardware incl. Peripheral:
PlayStation4 (Sony)

Best Mobile Game:
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo)

Best Online Multiplayer Game:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard)

Best PC Game:
Battlefield 4 (EA)

Best Social/Casual/Online Game:
The Elder Scrolls Online (ZeniMax)

Best of gamescom:
Destiny (Activision Blizzard)

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