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EA, Sony win official Gamescom awards

Blizzard and Warner also take gongs at European event

Sony and Electronic Arts have won the majority of the official Gamescom awards, handed out in Germany today.

EA took Best of Gamescom for Battlefield 3, Best Console Game for FIFA 12, Best Online Game for Star Wars: The Old Republic and The Sims Social won Best Browser Game.

Sony's PlayStation Vita won Best Hardware or Accessories, while Best Mobile Game went to Uncharted: Golden Abyss.

Both companies kicked off Gamescom yesterday with high-profile press conferences.

In the final two categories, Blizzard took home Best PC Game for Diablo III and Warner Bros' Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster was awarded Best Family Game.

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Matt Martin joined GamesIndustry in 2006 and was made editor of the site in 2008. With over ten years experience in journalism, he has written for multiple trade, consumer, contract and business-to-business publications in the games, retail and technology sectors.