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'Final Fantasy VII' Remake Wins Best of Show at E3 2019

Meanwhile, Obsidian Entertainment's 'The Outer Worlds,' which led the field of nominees with four mention, was named best original game.

Square Enix is walking on Cloud (Strife) nine!

The official winners of the annual Game Critics Awards for E3 2019 have been revealed, and the Japanese game company's Final Fantasy VII remake has been named best in show. The remake of the 1997 classic role-playing game also scored two other awards (best console game and best RPG), securing wins in every category in which it was nominated.

With its three nods, Final Fantasy VII helped place Square Enix in the top slot for publishers, besting Activision (Crash Team Racing and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare) and Bethesda (Doom: Eternal) with two wins apiece.

Elsewhere, Obsidian Entertainment's The Outer Worlds, which led the field of nominees with four mentions, won for best original game, while Nintendo's Luigi's Mansion 3 was tapped as best family game.

A full list of winners is below.

BEST OF SHOW

Borderlands 3
Doom Eternal

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Winner)
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
The Outer Worlds
Watch Dogs: Legion 

BEST ORIGINAL GAME

12 Minutes
Bleeding Edge
Control
John Wick Hex

The Outer Worlds (Winner)

BEST CONSOLE GAME

Final Fantasy VII Remake (Winner)
Luigi’s Mansion 3
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
Watch Dogs: Legion 

BEST PC GAME

Borderlands 3
Control

Doom Eternal (Winner)
The Outer Worlds
Wolfenstein: Youngblood 

BEST VR/AR GAME

Asgard’s Wrath
Lone Echo II
Minecraft Earth

Phantom: Covert Ops (Winner)
Sniper Elite VR

BEST HARDWARE/PERIPHERAL

Sega Genesis Mini
Smach Z

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (Winner)

BEST ACTION GAME

Borderlands 3
Call of Duty Modern Warfare

Doom Eternal (Winner)
Gears 5
Wolfenstein: Youngblood 

BEST ACTION/ADVENTURE GAME

Control
Luigi’s Mansion 3
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening

Watch Dogs: Legion (Winner)

BEST ROLE PLAYING GAME

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot
Final Fantasy VII Remake (Winner)
Monster Hunter: World Iceborne
Pokémon Sword and Shield
The Outer Worlds 

BEST RACING GAME

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (Winner)
F1 2019
Forza Horizon 4: LEGO Speed Champions
GRID 

BEST SPORTS GAME

EFootball Pro Evolution Soccer 2020 (Winner)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Madden NFL 20
Roller Champions 

BEST STRATEGY GAME

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition
Desperados III
Fire Emblem: Three Houses

John Wick Hex (Winner)
Phoenix Point 

BEST FAMILY/SOCIAL GAME

Fall Guys
Luigi’s Mansion 3 (Winner)
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020
Minecraft Dungeons
Pokémon Sword and Shield

BEST ONLINE MULTIPLAYER

Bleeding Edge
Call of Duty Modern Warfare (Winner)
Gears 5
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Breakpoint
Wolfenstein: Youngblood 

BEST INDEPENDENT GAME

12 Minutes (Winner)
Carrion
Fall Guys
John Wick Hex
Sayonara Wild Hearts 

BEST ONGOING GAME

Destiny 2 (Winner)
Final Fantasy XIV
Fortnite
Monster Hunter: World
Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 

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Cyberpunk 2077 

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