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The Golden Joystick 2012 Winners

26 Oct 2012  by   Paul Younger

The annual Golden Joystick Awards are taking place in London today and it’s a time to look back and celebrate the gaming successes from the past twelve months. The winners who walked away with the gongs were as follows:

  • Best Action Game - Arkham City
  • Best Mobile /Tablet - Angry Birds Space
  • Best Strategy - Civilization V: Gods and Kings
  • Best Downloadable Game - Minecraft XBLA
  • Best Fighter - Mortal Kombat
  • Best Shooter - Battlefield 3
  • Best MMO - World of Tanks
  • Best Handheld - Uncharted: Golden Abyss
  • Top Gaming Moment - Skyrim’s Throat of the World
  • One to Watch - Grand Theft Auto 5
  • Best DLC Award – Portal 2
  • Best RPG – Skyrim
  • YouTube Gamer of the Year - Yogscast
  • Ultimate Game of the Year – Skyrim

A record amount of gamers voted for the winners this year and there was some intense campaigns from publishers such as Wargaming to win votes from their fans, a strategy that appears to have worked.  Congratulations to all the winners who are now busy popping the champagne corks with a long afternoon of celebrations ahead.

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