Gamescom is now entering the chaotic weekend days, in which a dizzying number of gamers descend on Cologne. Though the event isn't over, a week of industry events has nevertheless culminated in the official Gamescom awards; Nintendo of Europe, which is out in force at the expo, has a few wins to celebrate.
Some potential wins have unsurprisingly gone to high profile rivals, such as LEGO Dimensions scooping Best Family Game and there being no surprise that Xenoblade Chronicles X couldn't tackle the Dark Souls 3 hype machine in the Best Role Playing Game category, but two Nintendo games did share three awards.
- Best Console Game (Wii U) - Super Mario Maker
- Best Mobile Game (incl. Handheld, iOS, Android, Windows) - The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
- Best Social / Casual / Online Game - Super Mario Maker
Those are decent results in the Mobile and Social / Casual / Online categories, ensuring that Nintendo has a few prestigious awards to slap on marketing for both of these titles; they're worthy winners for our money, too.