International Jury for Gamescom Awards 2013

 The gamescom awards  will take place at the event in August, which runs from the 21st to the 25th. The full list of categories is as follows:

• Best of gamescom
• Best PC Game
• Best Console Game (PS – Sony)
• Best Console Game (Xbox – Microsoft)
• Best Console Game (Wii – Nintendo)
• Best Mobile Game (incl. Handheld, iOS, Android, Windows)
• Best Hardware / Peripheral
• Best Social / Casual / Online Game
• Best Online Multiplayer Game
• Best Family Game
• Best New Generation Console Game
• Best Role Playing Game
• Best Racing Game
• Best Action Game
• Best Simulation Game
• Best Strategy Game
• Best Sports Game

The jury who will be voting in these categories come from a variety of game journalism websites based all over europe:

• Petra Fröhlich, Editor in Chief, Computec
• Joachim Hesse, Editor in Chief, spieletipps
• Bertram Küster, Redakteur Spiele, Bild
• Michael French, Editor in Chief MCV, Develop
• John Gaudiosi, Editor,
• Alex Simmons, Editor in Chief, IGN
• Christian Bigge, Editor in Chief,
• Fabian Käufer, Editor in Chief, MTV Game One
• Rene Meyer, Journalist, Die Schreibfabrik
• Bernhard Schneider, Senior Buyer Multimedia, Drogerie Müller
• Michael Trier, Editor in Chief, Gamestar/GamePro
• Christian Nutt, Features Director, Gamasutra
• Martin Robinson, Feature Editor, Eurogamer
• Andreas Garbe, Editor, ZDFinfo
• Harald Hesse, Editor in Chief, GamesMarkt
• Jens Quentin, Editor, Freelancer
• Sven Wedig, Managing Director, 4U2Play
• Guy Cocker, Editor, GameSpot UK
• Frédéric Fau, Editor in Chief,

What games do you want to win? Be sure to tell us what you think in the comments below. The best New Generation Console Game award will surely be the one to watch, and it will also be very interesting to see what the jury votes as “Best Hardware/Peripheral” as we head into the next generation.