1998 Winners 

The winners of the 1998 Best of E3 Game Critics Awards were as follows:

Most Promising New Game:
Homeworld (Sierra/Relic)

Most Promising New Peripheral:
Microsoft Sidewinder Freestyle Pro (Microsoft)

Best Game, PC:
Half-Life (Sierra/Valve)

Best Game, Console:
Metal Gear Solid (Konami)

Best Action Game:
Half Life (Sierra/Valve)

Best Adventure Game:
Grim Fandango (LucasArts)

Best Real-Time Strategy Game:
Homeworld (Sierra/Relic)

Best Turn-Based Strategy Game:
Alpha Centauri (EA/Firaxis)

Best Combat Simulation Game:
Fighter Legends (Jane's)

Best Non-Combat Simulation Game:
Railroad Tycoon 2 (Gathering of Developers/Pop Top)

Best Fighting Game:
Tekken 3 (Namco)

Best Racing Game:
Need For Speed 3 (EA)

Best Sports Game:
John Madden Football 99 (EA)

Best RPG Game:
Baldur's Gate (Interplay/Bioware)

Best Online Only Game:
EverQuest (Sony/989 Studios)

Best Puzzle/Trivia Game:
Sentinel Returns (Psygnosis/Hookstone)

Best Booth at the E3 Show:
Electronic Arts

Best Party at the E3 Show:
Babylon 5