Famitsu Awards 2013: Capcom Awarded Best Game Company

The Famitsu Awards 2013 were revealed a couple of hours ago and for players residing outside of Japan, they might come as a surprise.

Capcom might have lost its following in the West with poorly crafted titles, but Famitsu believes it to be worthy of the title of “Best Game Company” in view of its work with Monster Hunter 4; which was also picked as the Game of the Year.

Critically acclaimed titles like Grand Theft Auto V and Last of Us; that have been bombed with awards following their respective releases were not forgotten by the Japanese magazine and were categorized under “Outstanding Performance Awards.”

Luigi finally got something over his red plumber partner, and went home with the “Best Character Award.” The complete details of the awards are below:

Rookie Award

  • Fleet collection

Outstanding Performance Award

  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Trajectory of blende
  • God Eater 2
  • Dragons Crown
  • Pazudora Z
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Shinsei Eoruzea
  • Pokemon XY
  • Lightning Final Fantasy XIII Returns
  • Last Of Us

Male Character Voice Award

  • Temple Koichi

Female Character Voice Award

  • Sakamoto Maaya

Special Award Rookie Award

  • Soul Sacrifice
  • Dragons Crown
  • Last Of Us

Innovation Award

  • Grand Theft Auto V

Best Hit Award

  • Pokemon XY

Best Character Award

  • Luigi

Best Game Maker Award

  • Capcom Co., Ltd.

MVP

  • Square Enix Naoki Yoshida

Grand Prize Game of the Year

  • Monster Hunter 4

By Saqib Mansoor

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    • H3adHunt3r

      It’s good to see Naughty Dog get the recognition with the Japanese audience It deserves.

    • Daggerfall

      more than rockstar, naughty dogs, nintendo, atlas, square enix, ubisoft and many more to count? capcom, the responsible for killing megaman, ruining RE and DMC and their abandonment the console market to focus on mobile market for games to be like xover and BoF6 is considers to be the best gaming company?