Gamescom Awards 2014: “And the winner is…”

In a press release sent to Gaming Cypher this morning, the Gamescom 2014 Awards were revealed.

Gamescom Awards 2014: “And the winner is...”

Take a look below:

Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K) wins a total of five categories
• “best of gamescom award” also goes to Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)
Super Smash Bros., Nintendo of Europe GmbH, is the winner of the “gamescom most wanted consumer award” category

The winners of the gamescom awards, the most coveted award of the European computer and video game industry have been selected. On Friday, 15 August 2014, starting at 06:00 p.m. on the “Let’s play meets gamescom stage” (hall 10.1) it was “and the winners are…“. Just like the expert panel’s decision on who are the winners in the 13 categories, the audience’s decision on who is to receive the “gamescom most wanted consumer” and the “best of gamescom” awards was eagerly awaited. A total of 140 submissions were entered for this year’s gamescom awards, 54 of which made it to the group of nominees.

Evolve by Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K received the highest number of votes and won a total of five categories: “Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox”, “Best PC Game”, “Best Action Game” and “Best Online Multiplayer Game”. In the most popular prize category, the “best of gamescom”, Evolve won as well. Super Smash Bros won the audience’s highest recognitions. This makes Nintendo the winner of the first “gamescom most wanted consumer award” in the history of the awards.

gamescom awards winners 2014:

Best of gamescom award
Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Most wanted consumer award:
Super Smash Bros. (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Best Console Game Sony PlayStation:
The Evil Within (Bethesda Softworks/ZeniMax Germany GmbH)

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox:
Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Best Console Game Nintendo Wii:
Splatoon (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Best Role Playing Game:
Risen 3 (Deep Silver / Koch Media GmbH)

Best Action Game:
Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Best Simulation Game:
Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call (Square Enix GmbH)

Best Sports Game:
PES 2015 (Konami Digital Entertainment B.V.)

Best Family Game:
LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)

Best PC Game:
Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Best Mobile Game:
Super Smash Bros. für 3DS (Nintendo of Europe GmbH)

Best Social / Casual / Online Game:
LittleBigPlanet 3 (Sony Computer Entertainment Deutschland GmbH)

Best Online Multiplayer Game:
Evolve (Take-Two Interactive GmbH/2K)

Best Hardware (incl. peripherals)
Oculus Rift DK2 (Oculus VR)

About the gamescom award

On 15 August 2014, the gamescom awards were presented in public at gamescom for the sixth time. The gamescom awards are the most coveted distinctions in the European computer and video games industry. Nominees had the chance to win the prestigious prize in a total of 15 categories. In 2014, the gamescom award registered a total of 140 submissions. The awards ceremony 2014 took place on 15 August, 06:00 p.m. on the “Let’s play meets gamescom stage”.

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Source: Press Release