E3 2014 Games Critics Awards Announced: 'Evolve' The Big Winner, 'No Man's Sky' Takes Home Multiple Honors

By Matthew Buzzi , Updated Jul 01, 2014 03:14 PM EDT
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The results are in for the Game Critics Best of E3 2014 Awards, which are voted on by thirty-nine publications.

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Turtle Rock's Evolve is the big winner, taking home the Best of Show award now that the dust has settled.

The multiplayer monster-hunting title also won other individual categories, taking home four awards in total. Indie title No Man's Sky was also a hit, taking home several awards as well.

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Only games that were playable at E3 were eligible for a nomination. Here is the full list of categories and winners:

Best of Show
Evolve
(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Original Game
No Man's Sky
(Hello Games for PlayStation 4)

Best Console Game
Evolve
(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
Super Smash Bros. for 3DS
(Sora/Namco-Bandai/Nintendo for 3DS)

Best PC Game
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege
(Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Hardware/Peripheral
Oculus Rift
(Oculus VR)

Best Action Game
Evolve
(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Action/Adventure Game
Batman: Arkham Knight
(Rocksteady/WBIE for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Role Playing Game
Dragon Age: Inquisition
(BioWare/EA for PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Fighting Game
Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
(Zenimax Online/Bethesda Softworks for PC, PS4, Xbox One)

Best Racing Game
The Crew
(Ivory Tower/Reflections/Ubisoft for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Sports Game
NHL 15
(EA Canada/EA Sports for PS3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One)

Best Strategy Game
Civilization: Beyond Earth
(Firaxis/2K Games for Linux, OSX, OC)

Best Social/Casual/Family Game
Mario Maker
(Nintendo EAD/Nintendo for Wii U)

Best Online Multiplayer
Evolve
(Turtle Rock/2K Games for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Independent Game
No Man's Sky
(Hello Games for PlayStation 4)

Special Commendation for Innovation
No Man's Sky
(Hello Games for PlayStation 4) 

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