Battlefield 3 wins 'Best of Gamescom' award

EA takes four of eight Gamescom awards

EA's games line-up put large smiles on the faces of the Gamescom Awards panel, who voted Battlefield 3 'Best of Gamescom'.


Awarded by the "expert jury of national and international media, press, and trade representatives", EA took home four of the eight awards given to games of the show, also scooping Best Console Game (FIFA 12), Best Online Game (Star Wars: The Old Republic) and Best Browser Game (The Sims Social).

Sony won Best Hardware or Hardware Accessories with the impressive PlayStation Vita, and Best Mobile Game with Uncharted: Golden Abyss.

Best PC Game went to Blizzard for Diablo III, and Warner Bros. Interactive snuck home with the Best Family Game trophy for Sesame Street: Once Upon a Monster.

EA revealed Battlefield 3's co-op mode at the show with a new trailer, as well as footage of the PC version's epic 64-player action.