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The Last of Us Scoops Five Game Critics Awards

Posted by Sammy Barker

Best of show

There’s no stopping Naughty Dog at the moment. Not content with dominating the generation with Uncharted, it’s now repeating that success with its upcoming survival horror The Last of Us.

The PlayStation 3 exclusive was the star of this year’s E3, taking home five Game Critics Awards for Best Original Game, Best Console Game, Best Action/Adventure Game and Special Commendation for Sound. It also won the coveted Best of Show award.

After netting most nominations, Sony followed through with the most gongs too. Other winners included Sound Shapes in the handheld category and The Unfinished Swan in the downloadable category.

We’ve included the full list of winners below. Let us know whether you agree or disagree in the comments.

Best of Show
The Last of Us – (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Original Game
The Last of Us – (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Console Game
The Last of Us – (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
Sound Shapes – (Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita, PS3)

Best PC Game
XCOM: Enemy Unknown – (Firaxis Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Hardware/Peripheral
Wii U – (Nintendo)

Best Action Game
Halo 4 – (343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Action/Adventure Game
The Last of Us – (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Role Playing Game
South Park: The Stick of Truth – (Obsidian Entertainment/THQ for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Fighting Game
Injustice: Gods Among Us – (NetherRealm Studios/WBIE for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U)

Best Racing Game
Need for Speed: Most Wanted – (Criterion Games/EA for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Sports Game
FIFA Soccer 13 – (EA Canada/EA Sports for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Strategy Game
XCOM: Enemy Unknown – (Firaxis Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Social/Casual Game
Dance Central 3 – (Harmonix/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Motion Simulation Game
Dance Central 3 – (Harmonix/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Online Multiplayer
Halo 4 – (343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Downloadable Game
Unfinished Swan – (Giant Sparrow/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Special Commendations for Graphics
Star Wars 1313 – (LucasArts for TBD Platforms)
Watch Dogs – (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Special Commendation for Sound
The Last of Us – (Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Special Commendation for Innovation
Watch Dogs – (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

[via gamecriticsawards.com]

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User Comments (4)

Gamer83

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Gamer83 said:

Congrats to Naughty Dog, huge achievement but in a way I'm not surprised because these guys and gals never fail to deliver. The game looks fantastic and can't be released soon enough.

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