Gamescom Announces Show Winners, PlayStation 4 Beats Out Xbox One

by Kyle Hilliard on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:52 AM

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:

Best Console Game Sony:

Best Console Game Nintendo:
Mario Kart 8

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox:

Best Next Generation Console Game:

Best Action Game:

Best Role Playing Game:
The Elder Scrolls Online

Best Racing Game:
Forza Motorsport 5

Best Sports Game:

Best Simulation Game:

Best Family Game:
Mario Kart 8

Best Hardware including Peripheral:
PlayStation 4

Best Mobile Game:
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds

Best Online Multiplayer Game:

Best PC Game:
Battlefield 4

Best Social/Casual/Online Game:
The Elder Scrolls Online

[Source: Gamescom via NeoGAF]


Our Take
Everyone 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.