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"Destiny," PS4 Win GamesCom 2013 Awards

By Garth Franklin Tuesday August 27th 2013 11:24AM

The Gamescom 2013 winners were announced yesterday following on from last week's convention in Germany which saw more than 340,000 people attending - up 23% on last year.

The two top honors of the show went to Sony's PlayStation 4 for 'Best Hardware', and cross-platform sci-fi shooter "Destiny" for 'Best of Gamescom'. "Destiny" also scored awards fror 'Best Console Game Sony PlayStation' and 'Best Online Multiplayer Game'.

Two awards each went to "Titanfall" ('Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox' and 'Best Next Generation Console Game'), "Mario Kart 8" ('Best Console Game Nintendo Wii' and 'Best Family Game'), and "The Elder Scrolls Online" ('Best Role Playing Game' and 'Best Social/Casual/Online Game').

Also scoring an award each were Forza Motorsport 5 (Best Racing Game), FIFA 14 (Best Sports Game), WarThunder (Best Simulation Game), Battlefield 4 (Best PC Game), and The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Best Mobile Game).

Source: Polygon

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