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Titanfall takes record six E3 Game Critics Awards

by John Keefer, shacknews.com, Jul 2, 2013 9:00AM PDT

The winners in the annual Game Critics Awards have been released for E3 2013, with Titanfall being the first in GCA's 16-year history to take six awards. It won the top spot in all of the categories in which it was was nominated, including Best of Show. No other game received more than one award.

Of the winners, 11 will be playable on PC, with 10 games for Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Four games will be playable on PS4, three on PS3, and one each on Wii U and Vita. And besting both next-gen consoles was Oculus Rift, which received the award for best hardware/peripheral.

Best of Show

- Titanfall (Respawn Games/Electronic Arts)

Best Original Game

- Titanfall (Respawn Games/Electronic Arts)

Best Console Game

- Titanfall (Respawn Games/Electronic Arts)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game

- Tearaway (Media Molecule/Sony Computer Entertainment)

Best PC Game

- Titanfall (Respawn/Electronic Arts)

Best Hardware/Peripheral

- Oculus Rift (Oculus VR)

Best Action Game

- Titanfall (Respawn/Electronic Arts)

Best Action/Adventure Game

- Watch Dogs (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft)

Best Role Playing Game

- The Elder Scrolls Online (Zenimax Online/Bethesda)

Best Racing Game

- Need for Speed: Rivals (Ghost Games/Electronic Arts)

Best Sports Game

- NHL 14 (EA Canada/EA Sports)

Best Strategy Game

- Total War: Rome II (Creative Assembly/Sega)

Best Social/Casual Game

- Fantasia: Music Evolved (Harmonix/Disney Interactive)

Best Online Multiplayer Game

- Titanfall (Respawn/Electronic Arts)

Best Downloadable Game

- Transistor (Supergiant Games)

Judges were required to get hands-on time with a game or hardware for it to be eligible as a nominee.