Game Critics Best of E3 By the NumbersS

You've had a chance to digest the raw data of who won what from the Game Critics Best of E3 awards. Now here's a bit of fuel for that angry fanboy deep inside you: A run down of all of the 2008 Best of E3 Game Critics Awards stats.

Platform Breakdown By Number Of Wins
Xbox 360: 8 (Down three from 2007)
PlayStation 3: 7 (Down one from 2007)
PC: 7 (Up three from 2007)
Wii: 1 (Same as 2007)
PSP: 2

But wait, that's just the tip of the iceberg. The Game Critics folks have also broken down wins by publisher. Electronic Arts took home the most wins, despite taking one less category this year than last year. Sony was in second with three total wins and Bethesda in third. Microsoft rounded up the list, while Nintendo didn't win a single award as a publisher.

5 Wins:
Electronic Arts (-1 from 2007, +2 from 2006)
For 2008, EA won 5 out of 21 nominations — 24%
In 2007, EA won 6 out of 14 nominations — 43%
In 2006, EA won 3 out of 11 nominations — 27%
In 2005, EA won 7 out of 16 nominations — 44%
In 2004, EA won 5 out of 11 nominations — 46%
In 2003, EA won 0 out of 6 nominations — 0%

3 Wins:
Sony (+1 from 2007, +2 from 2006)
For 2008, Sony won 3 out of 11 nominations — 27%
In 2007, Sony won 2 out of 7 nominations — 29%
In 2006, Sony won 1 out of 10 nominations — 10%
In 2005, Sony won 2 out of 8 nominations — 18%
In 2004, Sony won 2 out of 8 nominations — 18%
In 2003, Sony won 3 out of 6 nominations — 50%

2 Wins:
Bethesda (new)

1 Win:
Microsoft (-2 from 2007, -2 from 2006)
For 2008, Microsoft won 1 out of 7 nominations — 14%
For 2007, Microsoft won 3 out of 8 nominations — 38%
In 2006, Microsoft won 3 out of 9 nominations — 33%
In 2005, Microsoft won 0 out of 8 nominations — 0%
In 2004, Microsoft won 4 out of 9 nominations — 44%
In 2003, Microsoft won 2 out of 13 nominations — 15%