E3 2014 Game Critics Awards: Evolve is No.1, No Man’s Sky Is No.2
E3 2014 ended just a little while ago, and the critics awards votes have been seen. Here are the winners
The Video Games Critics Awards were recently revealed, announcing the results of 17 categories’ picked by over 29 different publications. Amongst them, Turtle Rocks’ yet-to-be-released competitive shooter, “Evolve” won the most votes for 4 categories: Best of Show, Best Console Game, Best Online Multiplayer and Best Action Game.
Ever since the game was revealed back in December 2012, it has has made headlines, similar to what Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs and Respawn Entertainment’s Titanfall did. Critics, as well as players are undoubtedly impressed with the title, with the game having won four awards in this year’s conference.
The game was also nominated in many other categories, and did win a lot of votes, but lost to other deserving titles.
No Man’s Sky, Hello Games’ upcoming science fiction title, came second best, with it having won in 3 categories: Best Original Game, Best Independent Game and Special Commendation for Innovation.
Now that the results of the awards are in, we’re waiting to see what the titles will actually have to offer when they release to the general public. Till then, all you die-hard fans can do is watch the trailer. Again, and again, and again.
Here’s a full list of the awards if you’re interested:
- 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: Tim 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