Digital Trends, the leading independent technology publisher, has unveiled the winners of its 9th Annual Top Games of E3 Awards, celebrating the most innovative products showcased at the 2017 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles, CA. Awards were given out in six categories with a Best in Show award presented to Nintendo’s Super Mario Odyssey.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) is one of the largest annual gaming events in the world, thrown by the Entertainment Software Association every summer in Los Angeles. Digital Trends sent reporters and reviewers from Portland and New York City to try out all of this year’s major game and hardware releases from publishers like Microsoft, Sony, Nintendo, EA, Ubisoft, and Bethesda, along with countless smaller developers and publishers.
“E3 is an amazing event, where the entire gaming industry gathers. It’s a blast for our editors to attend,” said Digital Trend’s Editor-in-Chief Jeremy Kaplan. “Our team has canvassed the expo and with the Top Games of E3 Awards we’re excited to celebrate the best games and devices from around the world.”
Editors judged award entries on innovation, practicality, and design. Click each category for a full review of the winners. The following are the official winners of the 9th Annual Top Games of E3 Awards:
- Winner (Best in show): Super Mario Odyssey
- Best Game, Franchise: God of War
- Best Game, New IP: Day’s Gone
- Best Hardware: Starlink
- Best Visuals: Dragon Ball FighterZ
- Best New Feature or Mechanic: The Crew 2
- Best Future eSport: The Darwin Project
- Editor’s Choice Award: Hunt: Showdown
- Editor’s Choice Award: A Way Out
- Editor’s Choice Award: The Sword of Ditto
For interviews, hands-on impressions, and complete coverage of the games you’ll be craving in the next year, go to https://www.digitaltrends.com/e3/