Sections

Three wins for Sony at Gamescom awards

Warner, NCsoft, Crytek and Nintendo also honoured at European event

The winners of the Gamescom 2010 awards have been announced, with Sony taking away three of the prizes for best console game, best peripheral and the best game overall.

Flagship PlayStation 3 driving game Gran Turismo 5 picked up both game of show and best console title, while Sony's Move controller was voted as the best hardware accessory.

Warner's Super Scribblenauts was named best handheld title, NCsoft's Guild Wars 2 took best MMO, Nintendo grabbed best family title for Kirby's Epic Yarn and Crytek won best PC title for Crysis 2.

The jury deciding the awards is formed of members of the specialist gaming press and publishing sector, primarily members of the German industry.

The event, which took place in Cologne last week, attracted 254,000 visitors – of which 18,900 where there for the trade side of the event. Last year, 245,000 visitors attended. 505 companies exhibited during the show, an increase from 458 in 2009.

Related stories

PS3 was "a stark moment of hubris" - Layden

Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios chairman reflects on last generation's missteps and how the company changed course for PS4

By Brendan Sinclair

UK charts: Spider-Man is fastest-selling game of the year

Most successful week one for a Marvel game

By Christopher Dring

Latest comments

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.