Game Critics Awards Best of E3 2015 Winners Announced – Fallout 4 & Uncharted 4 are the Big Winners

Posted Jul 8, 2015
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The 38 judging publications for the 2015 Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 have announced this year’s nominees, a week ago, comprised of 40 products displayed at E3 2015. Today they are happy to announce the winners for Best of E3 2015.

Fallout 4 and Uncharted 4 are the big winners with three wins each

The big winners appear to be Fallout 4 and Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End with three wins each, followed by Star Wars Battlefront with two. EA wins both Best Sports Game for Fifa 16 and Best Racing Game for Need for Speed. The impressive PlayStation 4 exclusive by Guerilla Games, Horizon: Zero Dawn grabs the Best Original Game award, and the sci-fi procedurally generated game, No Man’s Sky, wins the Best Independent Game Award. The Oculus Touch wins the Best Hardware Award/Peripheral Award.

You can view the complete list of winners and a detailed breakdown of the wins below:

2015 Winners

Best of Show

Fallout 4
(Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Original Game

Horizon Zero Dawn
(Guerrilla Games/Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4)

Best Console Game

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
(Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertianment for PlayStation 4)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game

The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
(Nintendo for 3DS)

Best PC Game

Fallout 4
(Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Hardware/Peripheral

Oculus Touch
(Oculus VR)

Best Action Game

Star Wars Battlefront
(DICE/EA for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Action/Adventure Game

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
(Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4)

Best Role Playing Game

Star Wars Battlefront Offline Mode Coming Next Week, Split-Screen Co-Op Confirmed For Consoles

Fallout 4
(Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Racing Game

Need for Speed
(Ghost Games/EA for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Sports Game

FIFA 16
(EA Canada/EA Sports for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Family/Social Game

Super Mario Maker
(Nintendo EAD/Nintendo for Wii U)

Best Online Multiplayer

Star Wars Battlefront
(DICE/EA for PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)

Best Independent Game

No Man’s Sky
(Hello Games for PC, PlayStation 4)

Special Commendation for Graphics

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End
(Naughty Dog/Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation 4)

2015 Winner Fast Facts

Winner Breakdown By # of Wins

Three Wins:
Fallout 4
Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End

Two Wins:
Star Wars Battlefront

One Win:
FIFA 16
Horizon Zero Dawn
Need for Speed
No Man’s Sky
Oculus Touch
Super Mario Maker
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes

Publisher Breakdown

Five Wins:
Sony Computer Entertainment

Four Wins:
Electronic Arts

Three Wins:
Bethesda Game Studios

Two Wins:
Nintendo

One Win:
Oculus VR

Platform Breakdown By # Of Wins

(Notes: Multiplatform games/hardware are counted in all appropriate platform tallies. Information based on announced platforms for each winner as of 7/6/2015)

PlayStation 4: 12 (Same as 2014)
PC: 9 (Same as 2014)
Xbox One: 7 (-2 from 2014)
Wii U: 1 (-1 from 2014)
3DS: 1 (Same as 2014)

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