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 Fallout 4  nets top honors in Game Critics' Best of E3 awards

Fallout 4 nets top honors in Game Critics' Best of E3 awards

July 7, 2015 | By Alex Wawro




It's been almost a month since we said goodbye to E3 2015, and now the Game Critics Awards has closed the books on this year's show by announcing the winners of its Best of E3 2015 awards.

Representatives from 38 media outlets which cover the game industry voted on these awards, which afford industry watchers an opportunity to gauge the media's interest in upcoming game releases.

Developers at both Bethesda Game Studios and Naughty Dog are probably feeling pretty good about the results; following multiple award nominationsFallout 4 and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End led the pack with 3 awards each, though it was Fallout 4 that was voted "Best of Show" for E3 2015.

Of course, these awards are based on the way these games are shown to critics in a playable state ahead of their actual release, and may have zero correlation with the quality of the final product. For your convenience, we've taken the liberty of reprinting the full list of this year's winners below:

Game Critics Awards Best of E3 2015

Best of Show
Fallout 4

(Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Original Game
Horizon Zero Dawn

(Guerrilla Games/Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4)

Best Console Game
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
(Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertianment for PlayStation 4)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

(Nintendo for 3DS)

Best PC Game
Fallout 4
(Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Hardware/Peripheral
Oculus Touch

(Oculus VR)

Best Action Game
Star Wars Battlefront

(DICE/EA for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Action/Adventure Game
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

(Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4)

Best Role Playing Game
Fallout 4

(Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Racing Game
Need for Speed

(Ghost Games/EA for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Sports Game
FIFA 16

(EA Canada/EA Sports for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Family/Social Game
Super Mario Maker

(Nintendo EAD/Nintendo for Wii U)

Best Online Multiplayer
Star Wars Battlefront

(DICE/EA for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Independent Game
No Man's Sky

(Hello Games for PC, PlayStation 4)

Special Commendation for Graphics
Uncharted 4: A Thief's End
(Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4)



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