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Gamescom award 2013: PS4 hits Xbox One - NEWS

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 At Gamescom Sony PS4 Microsoft's Xbox one to beat. In the Gamescom Sony PS4 Microsoft’s Xbox One can beat (photo: picture alliance / dpa).

Monday 26 August 2013

to the final of Gamescom in Cologne, the best games and the best hardware will be chosen. The victory in the battle of new consoles can rake in Sony, the Playstation 4 will prevail in the favor of the jury against Microsoft’s Xbox One. The most successful title is “Destiny”.

Gamescom in Cologne is the world’s largest trade show for computer and video games. In five days, more than 340,000 visitors visited the fair, 23 percent more than last year. Around 6,000 media representatives reported from Gamescom, which numbered nearly 29,600 trade visitors. 635 exhibitors from 40 countries presented their products on 140,000 square meters of exhibition space, two of them was a lot of attention: Sony and Microsoft showed their new consoles and set title before that will be available for the start of the two devices in late autumn available

Like every year at the end of Gamescom named a panel of experts, the winner of the game show. Of approximately 170 submitted products made it into the 64 finalists, from which the experts of the “world’s leading media,” the winners in 16 categories specified.

In the competition between Sony’s Playstation 4 consoles convinced the jurors what could the Japanese, especially in the struggle for pre-order gain a slight advantage more than the Xbox one. However, Microsoft may only advertise the best game for next generation consoles: “Titanium case” of Electronic Arts


to best match the experts chose the shooter “Destiny” of the publisher Activision Blizzard, the world already celebrated successes with titles such as “Call of Duty”, “Skylanders” or “World of Warcraft”. “Destiny” has been a total of four victories and the most successful game the awards ceremony. Among the publishers Electronic Arts cut with also won four awards out on top.

All winners overview:

  • Best of Gamescom: Destiny (Activision Blizzard)
  • Best Console Game Sony Playstation: Destiny
  • Best Game Console Nintendo Wii: Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)
  • Best Game Console Microsoft Xbox: Titanium case (Electronic Arts)
  • Best Next Generation Console Game: Titanium case
  • Best Action Game: Destiny
  • Best Role Playing Game: The Elder Scrolls Online (ZeniMax)
  • Best Racing Game: Forza Motorsport 5 (Microsoft)
  • Best Sports Game: FIFA 14 (Electronic Arts)
  • Best Simulation Game: Waiting Hunder (Gaijin Entertainment)
  • Best Family Game: Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo)
  • Best Hardware Peripheral incl: PlayStation4 (Sony)
  • Best Mobile Game: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo)
  • Best online multiplayer game: Destiny
  • Best PC Game: Battlefield 4 (Electronic Arts)
  • Best Social / Casual / Online Game: The Elder Scrolls
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