These games could be the best of this year’s E3.

The list of nominees included titles such as Borderlands 3 and Doom Eternal – but Cyberpunk 2077 lagged behind.

This year’s winners of the Game Critics Awards will be announced on June 27, meaning which titles the jury found to be the best at E3 2019, but in the meantime, we can get to know the nominees. While not everyone will be happy that titles like Cyberpunk 2077, Dying Light 2, Halo Infinite, Marvel’s Avengers or just Rainbow Six: Quarantine are missing from the list.

These games could be the best of this year’s E3

Before anyone gets to heart how, despite Keanu Reeves ’breathtaking performance, they could have missed the CD Project’s RED success project, it’s worth knowing that only games that were open to the public and could be played with at least 5 minutes at the expo were nominated. You can find the categories and odds in the list below:

The best of the show:

Borderlands 3 (Gearbox / 2K – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)
Doom Eternal (id / Bethesda – PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One)
Final Fantasy 7 Remake (Square Enix / Square Enix – PS4)
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Respawn / EA – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
The Outer Worlds (Obsidian / Private Division – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Watch Dogs: Legion (Ubisoft Toronto / Ubisoft – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)

These games could be the best of this year’s E3

The best original game:

12 Minutes (Luis Antonio / Annapurna – PC, Xbox One)
Bleeding Edge (Ninja Theory / Xbox Game Studios – PC, Xbox One)
Control (Remedy / 505 Games – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
John Wick Hex (Bithell Games / Good Shepherd – Mac, PC)
The Outer Worlds (Obsidian / Private Division – PC, PS4, Xbox One)

The best console game:

Final Fantasy 7 Remake (Square Enix / Square Enix – PS4)
Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Next Level Games / Nintendo – Switch)
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Grezzo / Nintendo EPD / Nintendo – Switch)
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Respawn / EA – PS4, Xbox One)
Watch Dogs: Legion (Ubisoft Toronto / Ubisoft – PS4, Xbox One)

These games could be the best of this year’s E3

The best PC game:

Borderlands 3 (Gearbox / 2K – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)
Control (Remedy / 505 Games – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Doom Eternal (id / Bethesda – PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One)
The Outer Worlds (Obsidian / Private Division – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Wolfenstein: Youngblood (MachineGames / Arkane / Bethesda – PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One)

The best VR / AR game:

Asgard’s Wrath (Sanzaru / Oculus Studios – PC)
Lone Echo 2 (Ready at Dawn / Oculus Studios – PC)
Minecraft Earth (Mojang / Xbox Game Studios – Android, iOS)
Phantom: Covert Ops (nDreams / Oculus Studios – Oculus Quest, PC)
Sniper Elite VR (Just Add Water / Rebellion – PC, PS4)

These games could be the best of this year’s E3

The best hardware / peripherals:

Sega Genesis Mini (Sega)
Smach Z (Smach)
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (Microsoft)

The best action game:

Borderlands 3 (Gearbox / 2K – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)
Call of Duty Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward / Activision – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Doom Eternal (id / Bethesda – PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One)
Gears 5 (The Coalition / Xbox Game Studios – PC, Xbox One)
Wolfenstein: Youngblood (MachineGames / Arkane / Bethesda – PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox One)

The best action-adventure game:

Control (Remedy / 505 Games – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Next Level Games / Nintendo – Switch)
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (Respawn / EA – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Grezzo / Nintendo EPD / Nintendo – Switch)
Watch Dogs: Legion (Ubisoft Toronto / Ubisoft – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)

These games could be the best of this year’s E3

The best role-playing game:

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot (CyberConnect2 / Bandai Namco – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Final Fantasy 7 Remake (Square Enix / Square Enix – PS4)
Monster Hunter: World Iceborne (Capcom – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Pokemon Sword and Shield (Game Freak / The Pokemon Co. – Switch)
The Outer Worlds (Obsidian / Private Division – PC, PS4, Xbox One)

The best racing game:

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (Beenox / Activision – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
F1 2019 (Codemasters – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Forza Horizon 4: LEGO Speed ​​Champions (Playground Games / Xbox Game Studios – PC, Xbox One)
GRID (Codemasters – PC, PS4, Xbox One)

The best sports game:

E-Football Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 (Konami – PS4, Xbox One)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Sega – Switch)
Madden NFL 20 (EA Tiburon / EA – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Roller Champions (Ubisoft Montreal / Ubisoft – PC)

These games could be the best of this year’s E3

The best strategy game:

Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition (Wicked Witch / Forgotten Empires / Tantalus / Xbox Game Studios – PC)
Desperados 3 (Mimimi Games / THQN – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Fire Emblem: Three Houses (Intelligent Systems / Koei Tecmo / Nintendo – Switch)
John Wick Hex (Bithell Games / Good Shepherd – Mac, PC)
Phoenix Point (Snapshot Games – Mac, PC, Xbox One)

The best family / community game:

Fall Guys (Mediatonic / Devolver – PC, PS4)
Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Next Level Games / Nintendo – Switch)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Sega – Switch)
Minecraft Dungeons (Mojang / Xbox Game Studios – PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One)
Pokemon Sword and Shield (Game Freak / The Pokemon Co. – Switch)

The best online multiplayer:

Bleeding Edge (Ninja Theory / Xbox Game Studios – PC, Xbox One)
Call of Duty Modern Warfare (Infinity Ward / Activision – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Gears 5 (The Coalition / Xbox Game Studios – PC, Xbox One)
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint (Ubisoft Paris / Ubisoft – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)
Wolfenstein: Youngblood (MachineGames / Arkane / Bethesda – PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch Xbox One)

The best indie game:

12 Minutes (Luis Antonio / Annapurna – PC, Xbox)
Carrion (Phobia Game Studio / Devolver – Linux, Mac, PC)
FALL GUYS (Mediatonic / Devolver – PC, PS4)
John Wick Hex (Bithell Games / Good Shepherd – Mac, PC)
Sayonara Wild Hearts (Simogo / Annapurna – Switch)

These games could be the best of this year’s E3

The best constantly updated game:

Destiny 2 (Bungie – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)
Final Fantasy 14 (Square Enix – Mac, PC, PS4)
Fortnite (Epic – Android, iOS, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One)
Monster Hunter: World (Capcom – PC, PS4, Xbox One)
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 (Massive Entertainment / Ubisoft – PC, PS4, Stadia, Xbox One)

Do you agree with the above list? What was the best game for E3 for you?

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