Game Critics Awards Best of E3 Awards

The story can be found at http://gamecriticsawards.com, but here’s the list to save you the click (winners in bold).

Best of Show
– Brütal Legend (Double Fine Productions/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360)
– Mass Effect 2 (BioWare/Electronic Arts for Xbox 360, PC)
– Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward/Activision for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
– Splinter Cell Conviction (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for Xbox 360)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PS3)

Best Original Game
– Alan Wake (Remedy/MGS for Xbox 360)
– Bayonetta (Platinum Games/Sega for PS3, Xbox 360)
– Brütal Legend (Double Fine Productions/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360)
– Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream/SCEE for PS3)
Scribblenauts (5TH Cell/WBIE for Nintendo DS)

Best Console Game
– Brütal Legend (Double Fine Productions/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360)
– God of War 3 (Sony Santa Monica/SCEA for PS3)
– Mass Effect 2 (BioWare/Electronic Arts for Xbox 360)
– Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward/Activision for PS3, Xbox 360)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PS3)

Best Handheld Game
– Gran Turismo (Polyphony Digital/SCEJ for PSP)
– LittleBigPlanet (SCE Studio Cambridge/Media Molecule/SCEE for PSP)
– Mario and Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story (Alphadream/Nintendo for Nintendo DS)
Scribblenauts (5TH Cell/WBIE for Nintendo DS)
– The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (Nintendo for Nintendo DS)

Best PC Game
– DC Universe Online (Sony Online Austin/SOE)
– Dragon Age: Origins (BioWare/EA)
– Left 4 Dead 2 (Valve/EAP)
Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin/LucasArts)
– Supreme Commander 2 (Gas Powered Games/Square Enix)

Best Hardware
– DJ Hero Controller (Freestyle Games/Red Octane/Activision)
“Project Natal” (Microsoft)
– PSP Go (Sony Computer Entertainment)
– Tony Hawk Ride Skateboard (Robomodo/Activision)
– Wii MotionPlus (Nintendo)

Best Action Game
– BioShock 2 (2K Marin/2K Games for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
– Halo 3 ODST (Bungie/MGS for Xbox 360)
– Left 4 Dead 2 (Valve/EAP for Xbox 360, PC)
Modern Warfare 2 (Infinity Ward/Activision for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
– Singularity (Raven/Activision for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Best Action/Adventure Game
– Bayonetta (Platinum Games/Sega for PS3, Xbox 360)
– Brütal Legend (Double Fine Productions/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360)
– God of War 3 (Sony Santa Monica/SCEA for PS3)
– Splinter Cell Conviction (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for Xbox 360)
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PS3)

Best Role Playing Game
– Alpha Protocol (Obsidian/Sega for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
– Dragon Age: Origins (BioWare/EA for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
– Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story (Alphadream/Nintendo for Nintendo DS)
Mass Effect 2 (BioWare/EA for Xbox 360, PC)
– Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin/LucasArts for PC)

Best Racing Game
– Blur (Bizzare Creations/Activision for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC)
– Forza Motorsport 3 (Turn 10/MGS for Xbox 360)
– ModNation Racers (United Front/SCEA for PS3)
– Need for Speed Shift (Slightly Mad/EA Games for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
Split/Second (Black Rock/Disney Interactive for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)

Best Fighting Game
– Marvel vs. Capcom 2: New Age of Heroes (Foundation 9/Capcom for PS3, Xbox 360)
– Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny (Project Soul/Namco-Bandai Games for PSP)
Tatsunoko vs. Capcom: Ultimate All Stars (Eighting/Capcom for Wii)
– Tekken 6 (Namco Bandai for PS3, Xbox 360)
– The King of Fighters XII (SNK Playmore for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Sports Game
Fight Night Round 4 (EA Canada/EA Sports for PS3, Xbox 360)
– Madden NFL 10 (EA Tiburon/EA Sports for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii)
– NHL 10 (EA Canada/EA Sports for PS3, Xbox 360)
– Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 (EA Tiburon/EA Sports for Wii)
– Tony Hawk Ride (Robomodo/Activision for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii)

Best Strategy Game
– League of Legends: Clash of Fates (Riot Games for PC)
– Order of War (Wargaming.net/Square Enix for PC)
– R.U.S.E. (Eugen Systems/Ubisoft for PS3, Xbox 360, PC)
Supreme Commander 2 (Gas Powered Games/Square Enix for Xbox 360, PC)

Best Social/Casual Game
DJ Hero (Freestyle/Red Octane/Activision for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii)
– Guitar Hero 5 (Neversoft/Red Octane/Activision for All Systems)
– Scribblenauts (5TH Cell/WBIE for Nintendo DS)
– The Beatles Rock Band (Harmonix/MTV Games/EAP for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii)
– Wii Sports Resort (Nintendo for Wii)

Best Online Multiplayer Game
– Halo 3 ODST (Bungie/MGS for Xbox 360)
Left 4 Dead 2 (Valve/EAP for Xbox 360, PC)
– MAG (Zipper Interactive/SCEA for PS3)
– Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin/LucasArts for PC)
– Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PS3)

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