Skyrim Scoops the Big Prizes at Golden Joystick Awards
Written Friday, October 26, 2012 By Lee BradleyView author's profile
This year’s Golden Joystick awards have just wrapped up at the Park Plaza hotel in London and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim emerged as this year's big winner.
Bethesda’s gargantuan RPG took home three awards. As well as “Best RPG” and “Top Gaming Moment” (for Throat of the World) Skyrim also scooped the “Ultimate Game of the Year” award.
Meanwhile, EA Sports’ long running football franchise FIFA was honoured for its "Outstanding Contribution," as voted for by the public. FIFA 12 also picked up Best Sports Game, while there was further EA triumph as Battlefield 3 won Best Shooter.
Elsewhere, Batman: Arkham Asylum won "Best Action / Adventure Game," Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition won “Best Downloadable,” Uncharted: Golden Abyss won "Best Handheld Game," and Rockstar were awarded the “One to Watch” price thanks to GTA V.
Check out the full list of winners below and congrats to all.
- BEST ACTION / ADVENTURE: Batman Arkham City
- BEST STRATEGY: Civilzation 5: Gods & Kings
- BEST MOBILE / TABLET: Angry Birds Space
- BEST DOWNLOADABLE: Minecraft (360)
- BEST FIGHTING: Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition
- BEST SHOOTER: Battlefield 3
- BEST MMO: World of Tanks
- BEST HANDHELD: Uncharted: Golden Abyss
- TOP GAMING MOMENT: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim: Throat of the World
- ONE TO WATCH: Grand Theft Auto 5
- BEST DLC: Portal 2: Perpetual Testing Initiative
- BEST RPG: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim
- BEST SPORTS: FIFA 12
- BROWSER-BASED / FLASH: Slender
- BEST RACING: Forza 4
- OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION: EA Sports & FIFA
- ULTIMATE GAME OF THE YEAR: The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim