Super Mario Odyssey Switch
Mario when he finds a dinosaur in one of Odyssey's new worlds.Nintendo

Nintendo's big winter offering, Super Mario Odyssey, has been named the game of the show at this year's Gamescom convention in Cologne, Germany. The Nintendo Switch exclusive also won best Switch game, best action game and best family game.

Super Mario Odyssey also won the most-wanted game award, which was voted for by attendees at the show. Assassin's Creed Origins, Metroid: Samus Returns and Forza Motorsport 7 were among the other winners.

IBTimes UK was in attendance at the show, and can report that Super Mario Odyssey's booth was easily among the most popular at the show, drawing a huge queue.

In the categories Odyssey couldn't win, Ubisoft's new Assassin's Creed title picked up Best PS4 game, Middle-Earth: Shadow of War was named the best Xbox One title and Kingdom Come: Deliverance picked up the PC award.

Best Mobile Game, which includes Nintendo 3DS and smartphone offerings , went to Nintendo's Metroid: Samus Returns.

Below is the complete list of winners.

Best of Gamescom award
• Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Gamescom award for best add-on/DLC
• Battlefield 1: In the Name of the Tsar, Electronic Arts

Gamescom award for best booth
• EA

Best Console Game Sony PlayStation 4
• Assassin's Creed Origins, Ubisoft

Best Console Game Microsoft Xbox One
• Middle-Earth: Shadow of War, Warner Bros.

Best Console Game Nintendo Switch
• Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best PC Game
• Kingdom Come: Deliverance, Koch Media

Best Mobile Game
• Metroid: Samus Returns, Nintendo

Best Role Playing Game
• Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, Bandai Namco

Best Racing Game
• Forza Motorsport 7, Microsoft

Best Action Game
• Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best Simulation Game
• Project Cars 2, Bandai Namco

Best Sports Game
• PES 2018, Konami

Best Family Game
• Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Best Strategy Game
• Mario & Rabbids Kingdom Battle, Ubisoft

Best Puzzle / Skill Game
• God's Trigger, Techland

Best Social / Online Game
• Destiny 2, Activision Blizzard

Best Casual Game
• Hidden Agenda, Sony

Best Multiplayer Game
• Destiny 2, Activision Blizzard

Best Virtual Reality Game
• Fallout 4 VR, ZeniMax

Best Hardware
• Xbox One X, Microsoft

Gamescom "Most Wanted" Consumer award
• Super Mario Odyssey, Nintendo

Gamescom Indie award
• Double Kick Heroes, Headbang Club