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Super Mario Odyssey wins big at the Gamescom Awards 2017

Super Mario Odyssey was the big winner at this year's Gamescom Awards, with Nintendo's hat tossing hero taking home the coveted Best of Gamescom Award.

Chris Kerr

August 25, 2017

2 Min Read

Super Mario Odyssey was the big winner at this year's Gamescom Awards, with Nintendo's hat tossing hero taking home the coveted Best of Gamescom Award. 

The Switch title also nabbed the prizes for Best Family Game, Best Action Game, and "Most Wanted" Consumer Award -- making it four gongs for the springy plumber.

Other notable winners include Destiny 2, which took home the Best Social/Online Game and Best Multiplayer Game statues.

Fallout 4 VR was named the Best Virtual Reality Game at the show, while PES 2018 struck an early blow in the annual battle of the soccer sims by scooping up the Best Sports Game award. 

There were plenty more winners at the ceremony, which took place on the Social Media Stage in Hall 10.1, and you can see them all by checking out the full roundup below: 

  • Best of Gamescom -- Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

  • Best DLC -- Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar (EA)

  • Best Booth -- Electronic Arts

  • Best PS4 Console Game -- Assassin's Creed Origins (Ubisoft)

  • Best Xbox One Console Game -- Mittelerde: Schatten des Krieges (Warner Bros.)

  • Best Nintendo Switch Console Game -- Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

  • Best PC Game -- Kingdom Come: Deliverance (Koch Media)

  • Best Mobile Game -- Metroid: Samus Returns (Nintendo)

  • Best Role Playing Game -- Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom (Bandai Namco)

  • Best Racing Game -- Forza Motorsport 7 (Microsoft) 

  • Best Action Game -- Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

  • Best Simulation Game -- Project Cars 2 (Bandai Namco)

  • Best Sports Game -- PES 2018 (Konami)

  • Best Family Game -- Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

  • Best Strategy Game -- Mario & Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft)

  • Best Puzzle/Skill Game -- God's Trigger (Techland)

  • Best Social/Online Game -- Destiny 2 (Activision Blizzard)

  • Best Causal Game -- Hidden Agenda (Sony)

  • Best Multiplayer Game -- Destiny 2 (Activision Blizzard)

  • Best Virtual Reality Game -- Fallout 4 VR (ZeniMAx)

  • Best Hardware -- Xbox One X (Microsoft) 

  • "Most Wanted" Consumer Award -- Super Mario Odyssey (Nintendo)

  • Indie Award -- Double Kick Heroes (Headbang Club)

About the Author(s)

Chris Kerr

News Editor, GameDeveloper.com

Game Developer news editor Chris Kerr is an award-winning journalist and reporter with over a decade of experience in the game industry. His byline has appeared in notable print and digital publications including Edge, Stuff, Wireframe, International Business Times, and PocketGamer.biz. Throughout his career, Chris has covered major industry events including GDC, PAX Australia, Gamescom, Paris Games Week, and Develop Brighton. He has featured on the judging panel at The Develop Star Awards on multiple occasions and appeared on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss breaking news.

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