E3 Game Critic Award winners revealed

The 2010 E3 Game Critic Award winners have been revealed.

Nintendo 3DS was unsurprisingly awarded the best of show award, while EA scooped four prizes for Star Wars: The Old Republic, Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit, Rock Band 3 and NBA Jam.

Portal 2 also scored two wins, while Harmonix – as well as winning for Rock Band 3 – scored two wins for its original IP, Dance Central.

The E3 Game Critic Awards are often good indicators of the products to look out for in the year ahead. Those that vote for the winners include Official Xbox, Official PlayStation, USA Today, 1UP, IGN, Gamesradar, Kotaku, Gamespot and more.

Here are the winners in full:

Best of Show: Nintendo 3DS
Best Hardware: Nintendo 3DS
Best Original Game: Dance Central (MTV Games/ Microsoft)
Best Console Game: Rage (Bethesda)
Best Handheld Game: God of War: Ghost of Sparta (Sony)
Best PC Game: Portal 2 (Valve)
Best Action Game: Rage (Bethesda)
Best Action/Adventure Game: Portal 2 (Valve)
Best RPG: Star Wars: The Old Republic (EA)
Best Fighting Game: Marvel vs. Capcom 3 (Capcom)
Best Racing Game: Need for Speed Hot Pursuit (EA)
Best Sports Game: NBA Jam (EA)
Best Strategy Game: Civilization V (2K)
Best Social/Casual Game: Rock Band 3 (MTV Games/EA)
Best Motion Simulation Game: Dance Central (MTV Games/Microsoft)
Best Online Multiplayer: Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft)
Special Commendation for Graphics: Rage (Bethesda)

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