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Gamescom Awards 2020 winners announced

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Best Action Adventure Game

– Grounded, Microsoft
– The Medium, Bloober Team
– Watch Dogs Legion, Ubisoft

Best Action Game

– Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red
– Star Wars: Squadrons, Electronic Arts

Best Indie Game

– Cris Tales, Modus Games
– Curious Expedition 2, Maschinen-Mensch
– The Medium, Bloober Team

Best Microsoft Xbox Game

– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red
– Grounded, Microsoft
– Tell Me Why, Microsoft

Best Multiplayer Game

– Dual Universe, Novaquark Montreal
– NBA 2K21, 2K
– Operation: Tango, Clever Plays

Best Nintendo Switch Game

– Black Book, Hypetrain Digital
– Figment: Creed Valley, Bedtime Digital Games
– Little Nightmares 2, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sony PlayStation Game

– Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft
– Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Activision
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red

Best Family Game

– Ary and the Secret of Seasons, Modus Games
– Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Activision
– KeyWe, Stonewheat & Sons

Best Ongoing Game

– Borderlands 3, 2K
– Call of Duty: Modern Warfare/Warzone, Activision
– World of Tanks, Wargaming

Best PC Game

– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red
– Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe
– Tell Me Why, Microsoft

Best Racing Game

– Dirt 5, Codemasters
– Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment
– Radical Relocation, Iceberg Interactive

Best Remaster

– Mafia: Definitive Edition, 2K
– Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision
– XIII: Remake, astragon Entertainment

Best Role-Playing Game

– Cris Tales, Modus Games
– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red
– Gamedec, Anshar Studios

Best Simulation

– Endzone – A World Apart, Assemble Entertainment
– Planet Coaster Console Edition, Frontier Development
– Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sports Game

– FIFA 21, Electronic Arts
– NBA 2K21, 2K
– Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision

Best Strategy Game

– Endzone – A World Apart, Assemble Entertainment
– Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe
– Iron Harvest, King Art Games

Most Original Game

– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red
– Operation: Tango, Clever Plays
– Voidtrain, Hypetrain Digital

Best Announcement

– Fall Guys – Season 2, Mediatonic
– Jurassic World: Evolution – Complete Edition, Frontier
– Pharaoh – A New Era, Dotemu
– Sam & Max: This Time It’s Virtual, HappyGiant
– Unknown 9: Awakening, Reflector Entertainment

Best Lineup

– 2K
– Activision
– Bethesda
– Bandai Namco
– Microsoft

Best Presentation / Trailer

– BioWare Home Story / Dragon Age Development, EA
– Little Nightmares II, Bandai Namco
– Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart (Extended Gameplay), Sony
– Star Wars Squadrons, EA
– Doom Eternal: The Ancient Gods – Part One, Bethesda

Best Show

– World of Tanks: Blitz, Wargaming
– Doom Eternal, Bethesda
– Rainbow Six: Siege Turnier, Ubisoft
– Indie Arena Online Booth

Gamescom “Most Wanted”

– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red
– Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Ubisoft
– Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Activision
– Dirt 5, Codemasters

Most Wanted Tech

– Intellivision Amico
– Cloud Gaming (beta) with Xbox Game Pass
– Xbox Series X

Heart of Gaming

– #PlayApartTogether
– Sid Meier
– Indie Arena Booth

Best of Gamescom

– Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt Red
– Watch Dogs: Legion, Ubisoft
– Xbox Series X, Microsoft
– Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision
– Star Wars: Squadrons, EA


wtf i want to smoke same stuff as those ppl :D
 

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most pointless awards ever, Something tells me Geoff Keighley had something to do with it. Why does he have to host everything?

Can't fault him for getting his hustle on and making stuff happen, but yeah I am definitely sick of seeing his face now. Kyle Bosman in the pre-show was a pleasant surprise though.
 

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I am hyped for Cyberpunk and The Medium but didn't see anything at Gamescom to get me more excited for either.

Kind of a lame show to be honest. I am happy to see Sam and Max VR since those are like my two favorite things.
 

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These awards are even more shitty than the usual industry awards because games that haven't been out yet got nominated and even awarded with stuff... that just screams "marketing deal".
 
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I believe this list of “winners” is selected from Gamescom partners.

List here

https://www.gamescom.global/gamescom-now/partners/

Notice the absence of Sony .... that basically explains this entire list hehe.

I don't see Sony on the list, but "PlayStation" is there. Similarly, I see " Xbox" rather than Microsoft.

I'm not a big fan of referring to these companies by the names of their systems, but there you go.
 

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I don't see Sony on the list, but "PlayStation" is there. Similarly, I see " Xbox" rather than Microsoft.

I'm not a big fan of referring to these companies by the names of their systems, but there you go.

Ah PlayStation is there .... now.

I recall looking at that list before gamescom and “PlayStation” wasn’t there - I remember seeing Xbox and looking for something Sony related 🤔🤔🤔

Maybe I missed it at that time though.


EDIT: Looking back at that list of partners - up to the 26th August PlayStation wasn’t there(I didn’t look beyond the 26th ) https://web.archive.org/web/20200826041227/https://www.gamescom.global/gamescom-now/partners/

So yeah - the “awards” were decided from a list not including PS. They probably already filmed the award footage before PS was even known to be represented...
 
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Must be fake. Everybody knows that the most wanted tech is either Sonys SSD or Sonys controller.
 

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I'm guessing this is supposed to be the replacement for "Best of E3" awards. I don't know.
 
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Best Gamescom Awards 2020

– Gamescom Awards 2021

 
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Anyone know why PS5 wasn't nominated for most wanted hardware/technology?
 

SF Kosmo

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So they give awards to games that were not even released?

Wow, it's not like it's paid marketing or anything, right?
It's like E3, "Game of the Show" awards.


Anyone know why PS5 wasn't nominated for most wanted hardware/technology?
Obviously the demand for Intellivision just edged them out.
 
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Anyone know why PS5 wasn't nominated for most wanted hardware/technology?
Short: bias.

Longer: “Gamescom Awards are based on products actually participating at Gamescom (in whatever form). PS5 is not nominated because it wasn’t there; Xbox Series X was physically demoed.”
 
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I don't see Sony on the list, but "PlayStation" is there. Similarly, I see " Xbox" rather than Microsoft.

I'm not a big fan of referring to these companies by the names of their systems, but there you go.
The award text is clearly saying PS5 was not nominated because it was not there.
 
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Short: bias.

Longer: “Gamescom Awards are based on products actually participating at Gamescom (in whatever form). PS5 is not nominated because it wasn’t there; Xbox Series X was physically demoed.”

Perhaps Sony just didn't read the memo. It happens.
 

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I wasn't that interested in the Series X.

But now that I know it's officially more anticipated than the Intellivision Amico I think I'll pick one up at launch!!!
 
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OP did not even take the time to underline the winner in each category lol.