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Destructoid's best of gamescom 2012 nominations

5:35 PM on 08.17.2012 // Hamza CTZ Aziz
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gamescom is easily one of the biggest gaming conventions in the world now. The booths are gigantic, the booth babes leave nothing to the imagination, and most important of all, there are a ton of great games on display.

Like our E3 awards, we've gone all out with our official gamescom awards, spanning 12 different categories. We'll be announcing the official winners next week, but you can check out our top choices below. 

You can also vote on our gamescom community choice award where you can pick your favorite game yourself. 

Game of the Show:
Assassin's Creed III
Beyond: Two Souls
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Dead Space 3
Dishonored
Hawken
The Last of Us
Rayman Legends
Far Cry 3
Metal Gear Rising: Revegeance 

Best Console Game:
The Last of Us
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Far Cry 3
Assassin's Creed III
Metal Gear Rising: Revegeance
God of War: Ascension
Beyond: Two Souls
Dead Space 3
Dishonored
Rayman Legends 

Best PC Game:
Arma 3
Company of Heroes 2
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Gameglobe
Hawken
PlanetSide 2
SimCity
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm
Guild Wars 2 

Best Portable Game:
Assassin's Creed III: Liberation
Call of Duty: Black Ops Declassified
Final Fantasy Dimensions
LittleBigPlanet Vita
Motley Blocks
Castlevania: Mirror of Fate

Best Downloadable Game:
Sacred Citadel
Guardians of Middle-Earth
Kickbeat
Joe Danger: The Movie
Motley Blocks
Final Fantasy Dimensions 

Best Action/Adventure Game:
Assassin's Creed III
Dead Space 3
Dishonored
DmC
God of War: Ascension
Resident Evil 6
Metal Gear Rising: Revegeance
Tomb Raider
The Last of Us
Dead Island: Riptide 

Best Fighting Game:
Injustice: Gods Among Us
PlayStation All Stars: Battle Royale
Tekken Tag Tournament 2
Dead or Alive 5 

Best Platformer:
LittleBigPlanet Vita
LEGO Lord of the Rings
Rayman Legends
Skylanders

Best Racing Game:
F1 2012
Need for Speed: Most Wanted

Best Role-Playing Game:
Final Fantasy Dimensions
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch

Best Shooter:
Arma 3
Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Crysis 3
Dust 514
Far Cry 3
Hawken
Medal of Honor: Warfighter
PlanetSide 2
Borderlands 2 

Best Strategy Game:
Company of Heroes 2
Dragon Commander
SimCity
StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
End of Nations 

Best Tech:
Dust 514 + PC Connection
Gameglobe
Skylanders
Wonderbook




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