Gamescom 2023

While The Game Awards hosted by Geoff Keighley may be one of the most recognized video game awards ceremonies around the world, the largest video game convention in Europe, Gamescom also has its own fair share awards to give out to games that were announced or playable at the event.

Nintendo did quite well in the Gamescom 2023 Awards and managed to take home five awards, mostly for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom including the Most Epic, Best Audio, Best Nintendo Switch Game, and Best Gameplay categories. The other Nintendo game to get an award was Pikmin 4 for the Most Wholesome category.

If you would like to see what games won which categories, you can find the full list below.


Platform category group:

Best Microsoft Xbox Game – Mortal Kombat 1 (NetherRealm Studios / Warner Bros. Entertainment)

Best Nintendo Switch Game – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo)

Best PC Game – PAYDAY 3 (Starbreeze Studios / Plaion)

Best Sony PlayStation Game – Tekken 8 (Bandai Namco Entertainment)

Best Mobile Game – Sky: Children of the Light (thatgamecompany)


Arts category group:

Best visuals – Black Myth: Wukong (Game Science Interactive Technology)

Best audio – The Legend of Zelda: (Tears of the Kingdom, Nintendo)

Best gameplay – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, (Nintendo)

Most Entertaining – PAYDAY 3 (Starbreeze Studios / Plaion)

Most Epic – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom (Nintendo)

Most Wholesome – Pikmin 4 (Nintendo)

Games for Impact – Sky: Children of the Light (thatgamecompany)


Global category group:

Best Announcement – Little Nightmares 3, (Supermassive Games / Bandai Namco Entertainment)

Best of Show Floor – Bandai Namco Entertainment


gamescom Green Studio of the Year – Xbox


What do you think about the award winners? Do you think they are rightly deserved? If, not, which games do you think should have got which award? Let us know in the comments.

Source: Gamescom PR

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