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BioShock Infinite Maintains Its Streak of Winning Every E3 Award by Winning More E3 Awards

Irrational's latest takes home a gaggle of Game Critic Award trophies, and some other games win stuff too.

Though the nominees were announced less than a week ago, the clandestine cabal of award-bestowing Game Critics have narrowed the field and announced the Best of E3 winners. Those dudes work pretty fast, apparently.

Just pretend he's holding some kind of Best of E3 award trophy. I'm lousy with Photoshop.
Just pretend he's holding some kind of Best of E3 award trophy. I'm lousy with Photoshop.

To the surprise of essentially no one, BioShock Infinite took home all four awards it was nominated for, including Best PC Game, Best Action/Adventure Game, Best Original Game, and the most-covered Game of the Show award.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Battlefield 3, and Sound Shapes were the other multi-award-winners, with two apiece.

Elsewhere, the PlayStation Vita took home the award for Best Hardware, edging out the Wii U (which, to be fair, wasn't really showing any actual games), Sony's own proprietary 3D display monitor (we think they're okay with this loss), Ubisoft's guitar game RockSmith, and some Nyko-produced Kinect thing.

Among the few big games shut out entirely, Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception, Batman: Arkham City, and Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 all went home empty-handed.

If you're really into seeing the words "BioShock" and "Infinite" repeated over and over again in a list-based format, you can check out the full roster of winners below.

== TEASER ==

Best of Show

BioShock Infinite
(Irrational Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Original Game

BioShock Infinite
(
Irrational Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Console Game

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
(Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Handheld Game

Sound Shapes
(Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita
)

Best PC Game

BioShock Infinite
(
Irrational Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Hardware

PlayStation Vita
(Sony Computer Entertainment)

Best Action Game

Battlefield 3
(
DICE/EA Games for PC)

Best Action/Adventure Game

BioShock Infinite
(
Irrational Games/2K Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Role Playing Game

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
(
Bethesda Game Studios/Bethesda for PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Fighting Game

Street Fighter X Tekken
(Capcom/Capcom for PS3, Xbox 360, PSVita)

Best Racing Game

Forza 4
(Turn 10 Studios/Microsoft Studios for Xbox 360)

Best Sports Game

FIFA 12
(EA Canada/EA Sports for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Strategy Game

From Dust
(Ubisoft Montpellier/Ubisoft for PC, PS3, Xbox 360
)

Best Social/Casual Game

Sound Shapes
(Queasy Games/SCEA for PSVita
)

Best Motion Simulation Game

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
(Nintendo EAD/Nintendo for Wii)

Best Online Multiplayer

Battlefield 3
(DICE/EA Games for PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

Best Downloadable Game

Bastion
(Supergiant Games/WB Games for PC, Xbox 360)

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