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PlayStation 3 Exclusive, The Last of Us is the big winner at E3


The Last of Us has managed to snag five best in show awards from the Game Critic Awards at E3 2012. The critics who come from a variety of media outlets which includes the likes of GameSpot, IGN, Game Trailers and other high profile gaming websites awarded Naughty Dog’s upcoming third person adventure with the top spot in multiple categories.

Naughty Dog won Best Original Game, Best Console Game, Best Action/Adventure Game, Special Commendation for Sound, and Best in Show for The Last of Us. The competition was pretty stiff this year. Ubisoft had two high profile titles in the running for Game of the Show with Assassin’s Creed III and Watch Dogs. Crystal Dynamics’ Tomb Raider, 343i’s Halo 4, and Bethesda’s Dishonored were all in the running for game of the show.

Here’s the gameplay that won Naughty Dog so many awards at this year’s show.

The Last of Us E3 2012 Gameplay

Here’s the full list of winners from the E3 Game Critics Awards:

Best of Show: The Last of Us

Best Original Game: The Last of Us

Best Console Game: The Last of Us

Best Handheld/Mobile Game: Sound Shapes

Best PC Game: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Best Hardware: Nintendo Wii U

Best Action Game: Halo 4

Best Action/Adventure Game: The Last of Us

Best Role Playing Game: South Park: The Stick of Truth

Best Fighting Game: Injustice: Gods Among Us

Best Racing Game: Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Best Sports Game: FIFA Soccer 13

Best Strategy Game: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

Best Social/Casual Game: Dance Central 3

Best Online Multiplayer: Halo 4

Best Downloadable Game: Unfinished Swan

Special Commendation for Graphics: Star Wars 1313 & Watch Dogs

Special Commendation for Sound: The Last of Us

Special Commendation for Innovation: Watch Dogs

- This article was updated on:February 6th, 2018

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