Evolve & No Man’s Sky Lead the Game Critics Best of E3 2014 Winners

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Each year 29 publications (including yours truly) vote on the best of the best at E3, and the 2014 winners have been announced! Innovative FPS Evolve came out on top with four wins, including Best of Show. No Man’s Sky continued to blur the lines between indie and AAA development, winning three awards including Best Original Game. Playstation 4 was the top earning platform, with 12 wins on Sony’s new console. Check out the complete winners list below.

Best of Show:
Evolve

(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Original Game:
No Man’s Sky

(Hello Games for PlayStation 4)

Best Console Game:
Evolve

(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
Super Smash Bros. for 3DS

(Sora/Namco-Bandai/Nintendo for 3DS)

Best PC Game
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege

(Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Hardware/Peripheral
Oculus Rift

(Oculus VR)

Best Action Game
Evolve

(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Action/Adventure Game
Batman: Arkham Knight

(Rocksteady/WBIE for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Role Playing Game
Dragon Age: Inquisition

(BioWare/EA for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Fighting Game
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

(Zenimax Online/Bethesda Softworks for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Best Racing Game
The Crew

(Ivory Tower/Reflections/Ubisoft for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Sports Game
NHL 15

(EA Canada/EA Sports for PS3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Strategy Game
Civilization: Beyond Earth

(Firaxis/2K Games for Linux, OSX, OC)

Best Social/Casual/Family Game
Mario Maker

(Nintendo EAD/Nintendo for Wii U)

Best Online Multiplayer
Evolve

(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Independent Game
No Man’s Sky

(Hello Games for PlayStation 4)

Special Commendation for Innovation
No Man’s Sky

(Hello Games for PlayStation 4)

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