Gamescom Awards 2018 – And the Winners are…

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Yesterday the Gamescom Awards 2018 were made public and we have some well deserved winners in multiple categories. Some of these titles we played during the first day of Gamescom 2018 and we can only agree with the final results.

A special shout out has to go to Microsoft and Activision/Blizzard this year as they both brought home not 1, but 3 awards: Microsoft for their games Ori and the Will of the Wisps and Forza Horizon 4, and Activision/Blizzard for their games, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 and Destiny 2: Forsaken.

Having played Forza Horizon 4, Sekiro, and the new Gambit mode for Destiny 2: Forsaken, I can only agree with the decision made to grant these games the awards. Keep an eye out on our site for coverage on these games and more. We have an easy landing page for you here.Gamescom Awards 2018Below you will find the list of all the winners per category.

Category group: Genre

Best Action Game – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (Activision Blizzard)
Best Add-on/DLC – Destiny 2: Forsaken (Activision Blizzard)
Best Casual Game – Team Sonic Racing (Koch Media)
Best Family Game – Super Mario Party (Nintendo)
Best Puzzle/Skill Game – Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Microsoft)
Best Racing Game – Forza Horizon 4 (Microsoft)
Best Role Playing Game – Divinity: Original Sin 2 – (Bandai Namco)
Best Simulation Game – Landwirtschafts-Simulator 19 (Astragon)
Best Social/Online Game – Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 (Activision Blizzard)
Best Sports Game – FIFA 19 (Electronic Arts)
Best Strategy Game – Total War: Three Kingdoms (Koch Media)

Category group: Platform

Best Console Game Sony PlayStation 4 – Marvel’s Spider-Man (Sony Interactive Entertainment)
Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox One – Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Microsoft)
Best Console Game Nintendo Switch – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
Best PC Game – Anno 1800 (Ubisoft)
Best Mobile Game – Shadowgun War Games (MADFINGER Games)

A Microsoft 365 consultant and a Xbox Ambassador, I got into gaming thanks to the Nintendo 8-Bit my parents got me when I was young. Enjoy the competitive play style of games like Smite and Overwatch and can get lost in RPG’s like Elder Scrolls and Mass Effect.

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