Gamescom continues to emanate, but the experts have already spoken. According to event organizers, "This year's international expert jury had selected the 73 nominated products and games from over 200 entries to the most coveted prize of the European gaming industry. Now the winners in all categories have been announced."
At the head of the pack, Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild claimed the 'Best of Gamescom' category. Other categories included Indie Award, Best Multiplayer Game, and three Best Console Game categories spread across Xbox One, PS4, and Wii U.
You can view the full list of categories and winners below.
- Best of Gamescom: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
- Best Add-on/DLC: Destiny: Rise of Iron (Activision Blizzard)
- Best Preview/Vision: Horizon: Zero Dawn (Sony)
- Best Booth: Mafia III (2K)
- Best PlayStation 4 Game: For Honor (Ubisoft)
- Best Xbox One Game: Sea of Thieves (Microsoft)
- Best Wii U Game: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo)
- Best PC Game: For Honor (Ubisoft)
- Best Mobile Game: Mario Party Star Rush (Nintendo)
- Best Role-Playing Game: Final Fantasy XV (Square Enix)
- Best Racing Game: Forza Horizon 3 (Microsoft)
- Best Action Game: Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts)
- Best Simulation Game: NBA 2K17 (2K)
- Best Sports Game: Steep (Ubisoft)
- Best Family Game: Skylanders Imaginators (Activision)
- Best Strategy Game: Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (2K)
- Best Puzzle/Skill Game: Dragon Quest Builders (Square Enix)
- Best Social/Online Game: Gwent: The Witcher Card Game (CD Projekt Red)
- Best Casual Game: Battlezone (Rebellion)
- Best Multiplayer Game: Sea of Thieves (Microsoft)
- Best Virtual Reality Game: Wilson’s Heart (Twisted Pixel)
- Best Hardware: PlayStation VR (Sony)
- Indie award: Little Nightmares (Bandai Namco)
- Consumer award: Battlefield 1 (Electronic Arts)
David Craddock posted a new article, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild clinches top honors at Gamescom
They're still making these games? I figured after the bow and train games they'd have finally died out. Should've stopped at Ocarina. Or Link to the Past even.