Evolve wins top honors in E3 Game Critics award

E3 has come and gone, and all that's left is to formally recognize the games that wowed convention-goers the most. You may have seen our personal picks, but the E3 Game Critics Awards have been announced for a wider view across the industry.

Evolve took the top spot with four awards including Best of Show, followed by the ambitious No Man's Sky with three wins. Check out the full list of categories and winners below.

  • Best of Show: Evolve

  • Best Original Game: No Man's Sky

  • Best Console Game: Evolve

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

  • Best PC Game: Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege

  • Best Hardware/Peripheral: Oculus Rift

  • Best Action Game: Evolve

  • Best Action/Adventure Game: Batman: Arkham Knight

  • Best Role Playing Game: Dragon Age: Inquisition

  • Best Fighting Game: Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

  • Best Racing Game: The Crew

  • Best Sports Game: NHL 15

  • Best Strategy Game: Civilization: Beyond Earth

  • Best Social/Casual/Family Game: Mario Maker

  • Best Online Multiplayer: Evolve

  • Best Independent Game: No Man's Sky

  • Special Commendation for Innovation: No Man's Sky