The Game Critics Awards have just named The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild the “Best of Show” at E3 2016.
Consisting of over 40 media outlets from around the world, the Game Critics Awards decide annually on the ‘Best of E3’ awards. This year, Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda stole the show with an amazing booth presence and expansive gameplay demo. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild took home the ‘Best Console Game’, ‘Best Action/Adventure Game’ and ‘Best of Show’ awards; something multiple outlets including ourselves have praised the game for its new direction.
Guerilla’s Horizon Zero Dawn also took home the
The complete breakdown of awards can be seen below:
Best of Show – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best Original Game – Horizon Zero Dawn
Best Console Game – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best VR Game – Batman: Arkham VR
Best PC Game – Civilization VI
Best Hardware/Peripheral – PlayStation VR
Best Action Game – Battlefield 1
Best Action/Adventure Game – The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
Best Role Playing Game – Final Fantasy XV
Best Racing Game – Forza Horizon 3
Best Fighting Game – Injustice 2
Best Sports Game – Steep
Best Family Game – Skylanders: Imaginators
Best Online Multiplayer – Titanfall 2
Best Independent Game – Inside
Special Commendation for Graphics – God of War
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is scheduled to launch for the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo NX in 2017.