Fallout 4 wins Best of Show at E3 2015

Fallout 4 has been classed Best of Show at E3 2015 by the media and judges alike.

Bethesda’s upcoming post-apocalyptic adventure also took home Best PC Game and Best Role-Playing Game.

We had a pretty smashing E3 this year, didn’t we? Fallout 4, Final Fantasy VII and The Last Guardian. A flurry of announcements that could melt any fanboy’s heart.

But what did we love most? Well the results for this year’s E3 Game Critics Awards are in, so let’s take a quick run down of the winners.

Fallout 4 took home the Best of Show award, with Naughty Dog’s Uncharted 4, Guerrilla Games’ Horizon Zero Dawn and DICE’s Star Wars: Battlefront also being nominated for the honour.

Related: Best Games 2015

Collectively, Fallout 4 and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End took home the most awards. Nathan Drake’s latest effort managed to bag Best Action/Adventure, Best Console Game and an extra special award for its brilliant graphics.

The Oculus Touch controllers for the Oculus Rift won Best Hardware, a category predominantly filled with virtual-reality peripherals and the Xbox One Elite Controller.

It’s no surprise that the galaxy spanning No Man’s Sky claimed the Best Indie Game award, a title that many have been anticipating since the game’s unveiling in 2013.  

Judging purely by publisher nominations, Sony was the top dog this year, followed shortly by Electronic Arts and Bethesda.

Check out the full list of winners and nominees below:

Best of Show

Fallout 4
Horizon Zero Dawn
Oculus Touch
Star Wars Battlefront
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Console Game

Fallout 4
Horizon Zero Dawn
Star Wars Battlefront
Super Mario Maker
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best PC Game

Doom
Fallout 4
Just Cause 3
Star Wars Battlefront
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best Action Game

Doom
Halo 5: Guardians
Just Cause 3
Star Wars Battlefront

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best Action/Adventure Game

Horizon Zero Dawn
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
Rise of the Tomb Raider
The Last Guardian
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Best Original Game

Abzu
Cuphead
Horizon: Zero Dawn
The Last Guardian
Unravel

Best Handheld Game

Fallout Shelter
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
Persona 4 Dancing All Night
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

Best Hardware

Microsoft HoloLens
Oculus Rift
Oculus Touch
Project Morpheus
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

Best RPG

Dark Souls 3
Fallout 4
Fire Emblem Fates
Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
Sword Coast Legends

Best Racing Game

Forza Motorsport 6
Need For Speed
Trackmania Turbo

Best Sports Game

FIFA 16
NHL 16
Madden NFL 16
Pro Evolution Soccer 2016
Rory McIlroy PGA Tour

Best Family/Social Game

Disney Infinity 3.0
Guitar Hero Live
Lego Dimensions
Rock Band 4
Super Mario Maker

Best Online Multiplayer

Call of Duty: Black Ops III
Halo 5: Guardians
Star Wars Battlefront
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege
Tom Clancy’s The Division

Best Indie

Abzu
Below
Cuphead
No Man’s Sky
Wattam

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