The Last of Us sweeps top spots of E3 Game Critics Awards

  • Posted June 26th, 2012 at 17:49 EDT by Adam Dolge

Naughty Dog has done it again. The Last of Us swept the big Best of E3 awards as voted by 34 publications in the Game Critics Awards. The PlayStation 3 exclusive took Best of Show, Best Original Game, and Best Console Game. Queasy Games’ Sound Shapes, for PS Vita/PS3, took Best Handheld/Mobile Game. The Last of Us also took a couple other awards, and Sony had another exclusive in the mix. Have a look at the awards below, and we'd like to offer a congratulations from PSU to all the winners.

Best of Show
The Last of Us
(Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Original Game
The Last of Us
(Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Console Game
The Last of Us
(Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Handheld/Mobile Game
Sound Shapes
(Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita, PS3)

Best PC Game
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
(Firaxis Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Hardware/Peripheral
Wii U
(Nintendo)

Best Action Game
Halo 4
(343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Action/Adventure Game
The Last of Us
(Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Best Role Playing Game
South Park: The Stick of Truth
(Obsidian Entertainment/THQ for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Fighting Game
Injustice: Gods Among Us
(NetherRealm Studios/WBIE for PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U)

Best Racing Game
Need for Speed Most Wanted
(Criterion Games/EA for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Sports Game
FIFA Soccer 13
(EA Canada/EA Sports for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Strategy Game
XCOM: Enemy Unknown
(Firaxis Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Social/Casual Game
Dance Central 3
(Harmonix/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Motion Simulation Game
Dance Central 3
(Harmonix/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Online Multiplayer
Halo 4
(343 Industries/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Downloadable Game
Unfinished Swan
(Giant Sparrow/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

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Special Commendations for Graphics
Star Wars 1313
(LucasArts for TBD Platforms)

Watch Dogs
(Ubisoft Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Special Commendation for Sound
The Last of Us
(Naughty Dog/SCEA for PlayStation 3)

Special Commendation for Innovation
Watch Dogs
(Ubisoft Montrea`l/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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