The lights are on
Gamescom is winding down today, and the show has announced its favorite games. Titanfall and Destiny appear to be the favorites, and Gamescom also awarded the PlayStation 4 "Best Hardware including Peripheral," ahead of the Xbox One.
You can check out the full list winners below, and on the official Gamescom website.
Best of Gamescom:Destiny
Best Console Game Sony:DestinyBest Console Game Nintendo:Mario Kart 8Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox:TitanfallBest Next Generation Console Game:TitanfallBest Action Game:DestinyBest Role Playing Game:The Elder Scrolls OnlineBest Racing Game:Forza Motorsport 5Best Sports Game:FIFA 14Best Simulation Game:WarThunderBest Family Game:Mario Kart 8Best Hardware including Peripheral:PlayStation 4Best Mobile Game:The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between WorldsBest Online Multiplayer Game:DestinyBest PC Game:Battlefield 4Best Social/Casual/Online Game:The Elder Scrolls Online
[Source: Gamescom via NeoGAF]
Our TakeEveryone who has touched Titanfall seems to walk away with a new outlook on life, or at least video games. Destiny seems to offer a similar revelation. Mario Kart 8 also seems to be turning some heads. Maybe that will be the game that turns everything around for the Wii U.
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Wow for once Titanfall isnt mentioned like 10x! Finally some decent winners!
I'm so excited for Destiny, and I'm happy that Nintendo is still kicking it strong with it's classics like Mario Kart.
Really Mario Kart I like your humor, it's all downhill for Nintendo. And people still are not convinced about next gen & Sony's takeover lol
Interesting that Sony won the hardware award, but MS had more shoutouts for its software. Forza and Titanfall look fantastic. It's a shame EA isn't brining TF to PS4 (yet), or that GT6 hasn't been announced as a PS4 game (yet).