Gamescom 2020 Best of Show Awards: Gamescom's best game nominations, winners and results

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Gamescom 2020 has kicked off, giving us an extended look at some of the best, most exciting games of 2020 and beyond. With so many games announced, it can be difficult to choose which ones to buy or continue to follow after the event ends.

To make this easier, Gamescom 2020, in the style of its host Geoff Keighley, will reward games, studios and streamers with a variety of awards throughout the weekend, culminating with the Best of Show event on August 30.

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Here's the complete breakdown of the all 26 awards, as well as the confirmed winners (Winning games are emboldened).

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Gamescom Awards- Opening Night Live

The following awards will be given out during Gamescom's Opening Night Live on August 27 2020, hosted by Geoff Keighley.

Best Action Adventure Game

  • Grounded, Microsoft
  • The Medium, Bloober Team
  • Watch Dogs Legion, Ubisoft

Best Action Game  

Best Indie Game

  • Cris Tales, Modus Games
  • Curious Expedition 2, Maschinen-Mensch
  • The Medium, Bloober Team

Best Microsoft Xbox Game

  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
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  • Grounded, Microsoft
  • Tell Me Why, Microsoft

Best Multiplayer Game

  • Dual Universe, Novaquark Montreal
  • NBA 2K21, 2K
  • Operation: Tango, Clever Plays

Best Nintendo Switch Game

  • Black Book, Hypetrain Digital
  • Figment: Creed Valley, Bedtime Digital Games
  • Little Nightmares 2, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sony Playstation Game

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Gamescom Awards - Best of Show

The winners following awards will be announced during the Best of Show event on 30/08/2020.

Best Family Game

  • Ary and the Secret of Seasons, Modus Games
  • Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time, Activision
  • KeyWe, Stonewheat & Sons

Best Ongoing Game

Best PC Game

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  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
  • Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe
  • Tell Me Why, Microsoft

Best Racing Game

  • DIRT 5, Codemasters
  • Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment
  • Radical Relocation, Iceberg Interactive

Best Remaster

  • Mafia: Definitive Edition, 2K
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision
  • XIII: Remake, astragon Entertainment

Best Role-Playing Game

  • Cris Tales, Modus Games
  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
  • Gamedec, Anshar Studios

Best Simulation

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  • Endzone – A World Apart, Assemble Entertainment
  • Planet Coaster Console Edition, Frontier Development
  • Project CARS 3, Bandai Namco Entertainment

Best Sports Game

  • FIFA 21, Electronic Arts
  • NBA 2K21, 2K
  • Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, Activision

Best Strategy Game

  • Endzone – A World Apart, Assemble Entertainment
  • Humankind, Amplitude Studios & SEGA Europe
  • Iron Harvest, King Art Games

Most Original Game

  • Cyberpunk 2077, CD Projekt RED
  • Operation: Tango, Clever Plays
  • Voidtrain, Hypetrain Digital

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Gamescom Awards: Consumer Awards and Gamescom Global winners

These awards will also be announced during the Gamescom Best of Show event. This section contains both jury-voted awards, and fan-voted awards that include Best Streamer, Best Show and Most Wanted. No nominations have been given for these awards, which are as follows:

  • Best Announcement
  • Best Lineup
  • Best of gamescom
  • Best Presentation / Trailer
  • Best Show
  • Best Streamer
  • gamescom "Most Wanted"
  • HEART OF GAMING Award

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