Game Critics Awards – The Last of Us wins E3 Best of Show, four more awards

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 26 June 2012 17:56 GMT

The Last of Us took home five awards including Best of Show from the E3 2012 Game Critics Awards. The Naughty Dog title won for Best Original Game, Best Console Game, Best Action/Adventure Game, and Best Sound. Other winners are posted below.

Here’s the entire list in full:

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)

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 Montreal/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

The full list of nominees were announced last week.

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