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Mario Scores Big At Gamescom 2017

Gamescom, Europe’s answer to E3, has come and gone and the awards for best games at the show have been announced. Super Mario Odyssey came away with multiple awards, including:


Best Console Game Nintendo Switch

  • FIFA 18, Electronic Arts
  • Mario & Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Ubisoft
  • Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best Action Game

  • Call of Duty: WWII, Activision Blizzard
  • Destiny 2, Activision Blizzard
  • Mittelerde: Schatten des Krieges, Warner Bros.
  • Star Wars Battlefront 2, Electronic Arts
  • Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best Family Game

  • Anki Overdrive: Fast & Furious Edition, Anki
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2, Warner Bros.
  • Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Square Enix
  • Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, Bandai Namco
  • Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo


Metroid: Samus Returns won the best mobile game award and Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle nabbed Best Strategy Game award, beating out Age of Empires: Definitive Edition, Tropico 6, Total War: Warhammer II, and Ancestors. Great job Nintendo!


[Source: Nintendo Life]


Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.

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