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Titanfall sweeps 2013 Game Critics Awards

9:30 AM on 07.03.2013 // Dale North
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Wins 6 awards

The Game Critics Awards, a group of 30 top North American video media outlets, have just released their Best of E3 awards. These are the top games shown at E3 in playable form, nominated by judges from each outlet. 

Destructoid is one of the 30 voting publications, with yours truly serving as the judge. I can tell you that this list makes me happy. It seems my peers and I were on the exact same page this year. Yay for Transistor and Need for Speed: Rivals, two of my favorites from the show. I'm especially glad to see the Oculus Rift take an award -- it continues to blow me away.

Respawn's Titanfall gets a lot of love for this round of CGAs, with a record-breaking 6 E3 awards. This lovely game -- which was also Destructoid's Game of the Show -- actually won all of the categories it was nominated for.

Another key stat shows that the PC is the top platform for awards this year, with 11 of the 14 winning games playable on it. 

Check out the full list of winners below.

Best of Show
(Respawn/EA for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Original Game
Titanfall
(Respawn/EA for PC, XBox 360, Xbox One)

Best Console Game
Titanfall
(Respawn/EA for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
Tearaway
(Media Molecule/SCEA for PSVita)

Best PC Game
Titanfall
(Respawn/EA for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Hardware/Peripheral
Oculus Rift

(Oculus VR)

Best Action Game
Titanfall

(Respawn/EA for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Action/Adventure Game
Watch Dogs

(Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii-U)

Best Role Playing Game
The Elder Scrolls Online

(Zenimax Online/Bethesda Softworks for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Best Racing Game
Need for Speed: Rivals

(Ghost Games/EA for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Sports Game
NHL 14

(EA Canada/EA Sports for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Strategy Game
Total War: Rome II

(Creative Assembly/Sega for PC)

Best Social/Casual Game
Fantasia: Music Evolved

(Harmonix/Disney Interactive for Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Online Multiplayer
Titanfall

(Respawn/EA for PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Downloadable Game
Transistor
(Supergiant Games for PC, PS4)

 




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