The Game Critics Awards: Best of E3 2010 results are in, and Nintendo’s handheld darling 3DS has come away with the top prize.
Overall, the Nintendo 3DS took home two awards, as did Valve’s eagerly await puzzler Portal 2 and Harmonix’s motion-controlled music title Dance Central. However, id Software’s stunning apocalyptic shooter Rage came away with three awards, the most of any title, including Best Console Game, Best Action Game, and the Special Commendation for Graphics.
- Best of Show - Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo)
- Best Original Game - Dance Central (Harmonix/MTV Games/Microsoft for Xbox 360)
- Best Console Game - Rage (id Software/Bethesda for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)
- Best Handheld Game - God of War: Ghost of Sparta (Ready at Dawn/Sony Santa Monica for PSP)
- Best PC Game - Portal 2 (Valve)
- Best Hardware - Nintendo 3DS (Nintendo)
- Best Action Game - Rage (id Software/Bethesda for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)
- Best Action/Adventure Game - Portal 2 (Valve for PC / Mac, PS3 and Xbox 360)
- Best Role Playing Game - Star Wars: The Old Republic (BioWare Austin/LucasArts/EA for PC)
- Best Fighting Game - Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds (Capcom for PS3 and Xbox 360)
- Best Racing Game - Need for Speed Hot Pursuit (Criterion Games/Electronic Arts for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)
- Best Sports Game - NBA Jam (EA Canada/EA Sports for Wii)
- Best Strategy Game - Sid Meier's Civilization V (Firaxis/2K Games for PC)
- Best Social/Casual Game - Rock Band 3 (Harmonix/MTV Games/Electronic Arts for PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii)
- Best Motion Simulation Game - Dance Central (Harmonix/MTV Games/Microsoft for Xbox 360)
- Best Online Multiplayer - Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood (Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)
- Special Commendation for Graphics - Rage (id Software/Bethesda for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360)
Shocked? Appalled? Indifferent? Enraged? Sleepy? What say you?